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Season 3: Episode 4: The Feeling of Home


If you can’t be at home, why not bring home to where you are? That’s what Louise started to do for both herself and Archer in this episode of Blink of an Eye — both consciously and subconsciously. As the Shepherd medical team struggled with finding pain management options for Archer’s unending pain and started preparations for his delicate sinus surgery, Louise found herself connecting with Baltimore community members about future visits to Atlanta. An old friend from the Order of Malta stops by as Louise unravels and he provides her with unexpected spiritual support.

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

Ned Insley, father of Archer’s friend Jeffers Insley in Baltimore, Maryland.  He and Louise speak about the beginnings of coordinating frequent flier airline miles, the snafus and workarounds, and the system for shuttling Senft family members and Archer’s friends to and from Atlanta. 

Diane Festa, a friend of the Senft’s from the Order of Malta and an Atlanta resident. She and Louise discuss Order of Malta member Monsignor Dillon’s visit to the Shepherd Center and their time in Lourdes, France.

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Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

Music in this episode is:

Placid Ambient by MusicLFiles




Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada




Peppers Theme by Kevin MacLeod




Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada




Frim Fram Sauce performed by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 6, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit

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