Sanctuary as a State of Mind

“Remember…the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” ~ Rumi

I remember feeling, for a long time in my life, that no place was safe. I did not feel safe at work, out in public, and sadly, not at home. We’ve often heard that our home is our sanctuary. It is our place of refuge, respite, and renewal. For survivors of trauma, our sense of sanctuary can disappear. And now, in this startling age of staying…



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Victoria McGee

Author of “A Trauma Toolbox, How to Include Your Soul in Healing Trauma.” Victoria writes & creates in Ventura County, California.