Live Your Story. Write Your Story. Share Your Story.

Surrounded by my stories - 22 completed, 28 more to go! Before I launch into this post, I would like to share a preview of what I am working on for next Saturday's post. Next week I will be sharing the story of an inspiring athlete who recently took a leap of faith and made …

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Shatter the Sameness

Must see collection at the Phoenix Art Museum. British born artist, Cornelia Parker, created the installation from the charred remains of a Texas Baptist church that was struck by lightning. Creativity and beauty inspired by "charred remains" is a lesson I can incorporate into my own life.Parker, Cornelia. Mass (Colder Darker Matter). 1997. Burnt wood, …

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Shhhhhh. Let’s Try Quiet.

My quiet corner. There are countless actions we can take to bring about positive change in our life, and ultimately the lives of others. We might find work that propels our purpose, we might release soul-depleting thoughts, habits, and relationships and replace them with soul-nourishing dialogue and interactions, we might leave our comfort zone and …

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Life is More Meaningful with You, My Friend

Friends, sisters, sisters who are friends? I will never know, but this photograph symbolizes friendship to me. I photographed these two beauties and their sidekick in 1997, while I was vacationing in San Diego. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art ... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which …

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Your Conversation is None of My Business

Embracing the creative energy found in public spaces. Learning to tune out, go within, and write privately in public spaces One of the many changes I have made in my life over the last month is joining a writing group. The group of diverse writers share space and energy, more than story ideas or critiques. …

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