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Season 3: Episode 14: How Disability Shifts Perspectives

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The process of changing your worldview is never easy. Introspection is not often a comfortable process, but then again, change never really is for many of us, and yet it’s change that keeps us growing, keeps us living. If you’ve ever experienced a transformation of perspective, you know what it can be like to reflect, channel empathy and even feel a little embarrassment for your past self. Don’t go it alone. Join Louise in her journey of how disability shifted her perspective from Baltimore to Shepherd, to Disneyworld and back again, all in under 48 hours. Follow along on the flight of a lifetime, as told by Louise’s Personal Journal Notes and a Family and Friends Update. You also won’t want to miss a special gift and why it was such a surprise from a litigation lawyer. 

 

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

 

Judy Condliffe, an attorney mediator in Baltimore, MD who had attended Louise’s 40 Hour Certified Mediation Courses many years before Archer’s injury as a tough litigation lawyer turned mediator who gifted Louise a hand-made, knitted blanket when she heard the news. Judy, a professed Atheist had knitted into the blanket for Louise the “Archer Strong” letters, a row of hearts, a row of crosses. Listen in to Judy and Louise’s subsequent conversation about faith, art and goodness for a touching moment of inclusivity and connectedness for all of us.

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by the Blink of an Eye Non Profit: 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. Blink of an Eye 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. Blink of an Eye also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries. Blink of an Eye will host the inaugural conference, The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing, November 3, 2022. To donate and find out more, visit www.blinkofaneye.org or events.icthat.org.

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod

 

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To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

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Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

 

Music in this episode is:

 

Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles

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Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

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Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

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Piano Hymn by Alexander Nakarada

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Heartfelt Tears by MusicLFiles

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Sad Reflection and Grief Piano by MusicLFiles

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Sadness by MusicLFiles

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Ambient Suspenseful Calm by MusicLFiles

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Placid Ambient by MusicLFiles

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Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

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Meditative Sad Piano by MusicLFiles

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Meditative Sweet Piano by MusicLFiles

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Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

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Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada

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Soft Interlude by Alexander Nakarada

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Cinematic Background Sad by MusicLFiles

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