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Crossing the empathy wall

I believe in the importance and the power of stories. The first time I read this quote by Richard Wagamese I saw its truth, felt it brighten my Inner Light. All that we are is story From the moment we … Continue reading

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Radically rethinking our stories

Yesterday’s blog post about sensemaking included the following quotation. If we are to find a new kind of good life amid the catastrophes these myths have spawned, then we need to radically rethink the stories we tell ourselves. We need to … Continue reading

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Our Inner Light and refuge

Writing on this blog is a spiritual exercise. The discipline of waiting to hear what I should write is usually the foundation for my path for the rest of the day. Or week. Or year. Or lifetime. During the rest … Continue reading

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More about stories…

I’ve been writing about the Thanksgiving/Truthsgiving holiday as an opportunity to talk about the true history of the relationships among White and Native peoples. And I’ve been sharing some of my stories because I think storytelling is a way to … Continue reading

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More about stories…

Yesterday I attended a memorial for a young man, the son and stepson of members of my Quaker meeting. The memorial was in the manner of Quaker worship, where people are encouraged to share stories about the person’s life out … Continue reading

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Let’s hear your stories

Sometimes I forget to say the most obvious things. Yesterday, as I was yet again talking about why I write so much, I didn’t mention one of the main reasons I write, which is I hope you will write, too.  There … Continue reading

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All That We Are Is Story

ALL THAT WE ARE IS STORY. From the moment we are born to the time we continue on our spirit journey, we are involved in the creation of the story of our time here. It is what we arrive with. … Continue reading

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Ripple Effect of Stories

The following is from a PowerPoint presentation.  I hope this format works.

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