Who we are & why we are

Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

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Photo taken by contributor Carrie Hilgert, a photographer, painter, and healer from Northeast Kansas. Carrie is on an evolving journey. In her past, she was affected by chronic physical and mental illnesses, including depression. Photography, especially self-portraiture, was a tool that helped her throughout those challenging times, and allowed her to process her dark feelings. Carrie believes that her experiences with mental illness were a catalyst for her to discover her creative and spiritual gifts. She is now on a positive journey of wonder and change, using those gifts to help others.

About this photo: “May you be blessed with abundance and everything you need to fund your joyful offering to humanity. And hearts full of fire and purpose. May you have the joy that you need to access all things that are your birthright. I love you.”

Find more from Carrie at her website

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**Visit Broken Light’s main gallery here ▸ Now a 501(c)3 non-profit! Please donate here.

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2 responses to “Offering”

  1. Eduardo Mendoza Avatar

    We all deserve to deliver our best talent to the world, thanks so much Carrie!!!!

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  2. tonyroberts Avatar

    I think it’s great that you are featuring the wonderful work of a vast array of photographers, like Carrie. Keep up the good work.

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