The Power of Story

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist If you’ve been reading my blog for long, you know that I’m passionate about stories. That’s why I started my Story~Power podcast. I’ve tried to understand why that is. It might beContinue reading “The Power of Story”

The Turning Wheel of History

“There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.” ~ Louis Farrakhan “Only love is real.” ~ A Course In Miracles I wept this week when the verdict came in convicting Derek Chauvin ofContinue reading “The Turning Wheel of History”

Ah-Ha Moments

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.Continue reading “Ah-Ha Moments”

Rethinking Prayer

“Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. I grew up going to church every Sunday. That’s one way I learned to pray. Lately I’ve been rethinking my entire belief system and this week I was reminded that maybe I need toContinue reading “Rethinking Prayer”

High Holy Days

“For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.” ~ William Blake I don’t attend church any longer but early spring is the time of holy holidays and that energy still affects me.  This year I want to state something that came to me some years back during one of my meditations or contemplations.Continue reading “High Holy Days”