After nearly a year of aggressive and debilitating treatments for stage three breast cancer, enjoying life again was all Jody hoped for. Ironically, the hardest part of her journey had just begun.

She was three weeks into her six weeks of daily radiation therapy when a very important person in her life passed away and she couldn’t be there to say goodbye. One week later, a dear friend (diagnosed three months after Jody) was gone. Additionally, Jody’s life partner continued to battle symptoms from a traumatic brain injury sustained from a car accident two years prior. And if all that wasn’t enough, her boss just informed her that she no longer had a job  to come back to – they needed to move on.

Unable to talk about her feelings, but desperately needing to express them, she turned to painting.

Soul Provider takes you through the creative process that helped Jody express her pain, find comfort in her sorrow, and ultimately heal her soul.


“Still unable to directly ask for help or tell anyone how I was feeling, I began a conversation with myself through these paintings. The homophones served as a kind of secret code into my thoughts and needs.”

              – Jody Sims



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A look inside . . .

Eye See Red

Rage. Hurt. Betrayal.

A Knew Day

Life changes in a moment.

Inspirational Quotes . . .

“We are all in this together –

by ourselves.” – Lily Tomlin

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.”                                      – Mary Anne Radmacher

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A remarkable story of healing . . .

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