This cabin in the woods is empty now, but on two rainy days in early June it embraced twenty-four souls who gathered together to write their hard stories, the ones they can’t share with just anyone. Sometimes not even themselves. Not quite yet. When I preach, “It’s the sharing of our stories that saves us,” … Continue reading Gathering ‘Round Our Grief
I’m two weeks in with The Artist’s Way Workbook, and have done my morning pages every day except for one. Not sure why I forgot that day, but I got right back to it the next morning and I’m glad for the practice. It’s helping me unload some nighttime/early rising thoughts, and providing a sense … Continue reading Upon Waking: Week Two of The Artist’s Way
In preparation for my upcoming stint as an adjunct professor and writer in residence at the Earlham School of Religion, I'm making my way through all my writing books, to see what I can glean that might be of interest and benefit to the students. I thought about counting how many books I had on … Continue reading How Many Books on Writing Does a Writer Need?
The fine folks over at Cool People Care (CPC) were kind enough to interview me about the power of storytelling. CPC does great work, and they exist to make a difference. Check them out if you're not familiar with this forward-thinking group. CPC: You say that “it’s the telling of our stories that saves us.” What … Continue reading Interview with Cool People Care