Season 3: Episode 8: The Ability to Know Certain Things
This episode holds a much-awaited update from Louise to her family and friends. After not writing for a little over a week, there was a great deal of news to share. Archer encounters more medical challenges, including effects of the ventilator and mindfulness in the medical sphere. Listen in for the ups and downs of Archer’s journey, as well as some new additions to the Archer Blogs. Episode 8 includes more text messages than ever before, allowing listeners to continue experiencing the authentic, unedited story. You won't want to miss the clip of Archer's school community cheering him on from home!
In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:
Lillian Phipps Johnston, Louise’s younger sister from Chicago. Lillian shares more about Archer’s healing sanctuary and one of its most meaningful pieces of art.
Paula Senft Easton, Louise's daughter and the family member who posted the Archer blogs to Facebook on Louise's behalf. Paula discusses experiencing the Archer blogs, her newborn baby girl and the expansive nature of parental love.
Mary McCune Dillon, One of the blessed Atlanta Angels. Mary leaped into action when Archer needed valuable time with his friends. She understood how much this would lift his spirits while still in a hospital setting and immediately set out to help.
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 5, 2022. To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.
Our theme music is by Victoria Vox.
Music in this episode is:
Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada
Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada
Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles
Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles
Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles
Relaxing Meditation by Liron
Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles
Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada
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.