Joyce Benedict graduated from Syracuse University
with intentions of studying Art in Italy. Destiny had other plans.
Following two marriages, raising sons on her own, she embarked on a
life-long study of alternative healing methods that included
nutrition, prayer, body work, homeopathy, acupuncture. It has been
the 'miraculous healings' that has been her main focus. In time she
experienced a few for herself and her work with others.
childhood Joyce, has had a deep connection and love of the natural world.
Years raising children after college, she had numerous ‘close
encounters’ with animals and began to write about them. This
passion bloomed into well over a hundred letters written to
companies, newspapers, friends concerning the environment and the
people most connected to it, our Native Americans. Eventually,
speaking to school children about our beautiful planet and the
preservation of all that occupy it.
She began writing to record many unusual, rewarding life
experiences. Besides acting in musicals, she continued public
speaking about the Roosevelts after the tour position ended.
Ms. Benedict writes numerous Letters To Editors of newspapers
advocating concerns for the environment, women's issues, and the
Native Americans. She loves gardening, historical books and movies,
the study of human nature, and the mysteries of life.
college, marriages, raising my sons alone with little family support
or connections, I turned to writing and finding solace in the
natural world. An avid reader of many subjects, the lives of Native
Americans and their beautiful connection to Earth and the Cosmos
fascinated me.A senior
now, gardening, writing, reading, speaking on various subjects to
children and adults, writing Letters To Editors fills my life.