Melody of Life Stories: The Why and How of Sharing Them

There are so many ways to tell our life stories. From straight-forward narratives to poetry to metaphorical fiction, and from print to audio recordings to video to artistic renderings. The options for capturing our life stories are endless. Each one of our grown sons is a storyteller of sorts. One writes short stories, another is …

A Story from the Master Storyteller

  Matthew, Mark, Luke and John were master storytellers. But then, they were taught by the Master. I’ve begun reading scripture chronologically this fall as part of a Facebook group led by my friend Traci Rhoades (featured on my blog hop recently). We’re currently following Christ’s earthly ministry. A couple of weeks ago, our readings …

Guest Post: Telling Stories Opens Them To Something Greater Than Ourselves

When a memoir has the power to transport the reader to a different time and place, that’s a gift. And when the author’s words evoke the emotions she experienced during a profound period in her life, you’ve unearthed a treasure. My friend Jill Kandel’s beautiful book So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village¬†did …