Tag Archives: story telling

FMM 5 17 19 Shape Shifting

“Whoever you are holding me now in hand, Without one thing all will be useless, I give you fair warning before you attempt me further, I am not what you supposed, but far different.” ~ Walt Whitman.   Story-telling is in our bones, in our genes, in our blood.  It is how we know who […]

FMM 10 26 18 Suspending Disbelief

“Soul is about authenticity. Soul is about finding the things in your life that are real and pure.” ~ John Legend.  I remember as a child learning to be polite, to appear interested even when bored.  Being a ‘parson’s kid’ meant not saying the first thing that popped into your head but instead admiring that […]

FMM 4 13 18 What about the Half?

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!” ~ Marcus Garvey. My father loved to tell stories.  Whether from pulpit or stage, in front of a crowd or a small group, his melodious voice would weave a tale that never failed to entertain, amuse or teach.  Those of us who lived […]

FMM 5 17 13 This is My Story

The Silence between the words.  Have you ever noticed that when someone starts to tell you a story, you are immediately reminded of something similar that happened to you? And without thinking you start to tell your story, not even noticing that the other person had not finished theirs. That is the ego talking. It […]

The power of story-telling

The impact of a story.Good Friday morning Blog family! I have been thinking about the power of stories, and how we love to share them. But there are some stories that seem to be too private, too personal, and we hold them to ourselves. Sometimes we lose out on the support of others, in our […]