This video was going to be from the Outlander convention in New Jersey this morning, but instead I'm in my own living room. Here's what happened.
There's a famous children's story, "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein, that I would call a modern day parable. And the debate continues about the story's meaning. If you've read it, what would you say? Is it a story about unconditional love or being utterly taken advantage of?Read More
You know how when you read about great coffee you can smell great coffee? Falling in love with a character of a story is like that. It can be very emotionally potent experienced at a biochemical level.
Believe me, I know.Read More
I would suggest don’t pick up the latest "How to" parenting or marriage or book for tips you try to apply to unique families or situations. Read a story that moves you about what's on your heart. And listen. Listen for the gifts the story wants to give that heart.Read More
I mean, William Wallace didn't just wear blue face and give rousing speeches to the troops. If I remember right, he was drawn and quartered. Epic heroes don't always live to tell the true tale.Read More
How do I choose my journal and tears over the latest binge watch? To me, that's like shelving the HagenDazs next to the soy ice cream. How many of us when dealing with pain really choose the soy ice cream? Not me.Read More