THE POWER OF SHARING YOUR STORIES

THE POWER OF SHARING YOUR STORIES

Here’s the deal: if you write, you are a writer. Being a writer is about the action of writing; not about being “good enough” to be published or famous. 

A MEDITATION ON MEDITATION

I spent last Sunday at the Riverview Holistic Fair. It’s a twice-yearly event and affectionately known as The Little Fair With the Big Heart. Little Fair indeed; with 33 tables, it’s no wonder there are so many familiar faces and like-minded people. It fills me up to overflowing.

CREATING A SACRED SPACE FOR SHARING OUR STORIES

CREATING A SACRED SPACE FOR SHARING OUR STORIES

I’ve come to realize that reading our stories aloud is like baring our throats as a puppy will do in an act of surrender to a dominant dog. We are giving up control. We are saying, “I trust you not to hurt me.”

Olé, Genius, Creativity, and Fear — Go Deeper

Olé, Genius, Creativity, and Fear — Go Deeper

Once again I found myself hearing Fear say in my very own voice, “How can I presume to put myself on the level of people who have a genius, I don’t write books?” Well Fear...

Sewing and the Art of Unconditional Love

Sewing and the Art of Unconditional Love

Today, after more years than I can exactly remember, I pulled out my sewing machine to make slip covers for my dog Lulu’s bed. The machine I have is very old and very similar to the Bernina sewing machines of my grade eight HomeEc sewing class. And pop went the memories…