Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Confessions

One of the most fascinating and moving blogs that I have come across is Post Secret. People send in anonymous confessional post-cards, sometimes making sad and dark confessions, sometimes happy and joyous ones. Here's a couple:




There was an exhibit in Washington (closes this week). And a book is now available.

2 Comments:

Blogger Ambrose said...

Funny, isn't it, that people who may never consider confession or even having some sort of counseling session with any sort of clergy get into this.

11:46 PM  
Blogger Claire Joy said...

It makes perfect sense to me on a number of levels: it's anonymous (if the person wishes it to be), it releases/disburses the energy required to keep such secrets, it's creative (and therefore therapeutic) and when the secret is allowed expression once, there's less angst to allow it again… until it's no longer a secret.

9:53 AM  

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