I call myself a story “collector” because I don’t create stories from my imagination, I collect them from real life. I love to dabble in various forms of digital media and enjoy mixing sounds, photographs, spoken narrative, and video with the written word to amplify the meaning and emotion in the stories I tell. My theory is that if a story touches our hearts, we’ll not only be far more likely to remember it, we’ll probably never forget it.
There’s so much negative news in the world today, pressing problems that desperately need our attention and care, but I don’t think we can adequately address what’s wrong in the world without bolstering ourselves significantly with what nourishes our spirits.
Stories are a two-way street. The listening is as important as the telling. Please feel welcomed to share your own thoughts and stories in the comments section of each post.
Several years ago my friend Lucy Mathews Heegaard invited me to collaborate on an intriguing project: a series of greeting cards each with a music CD inside. The CD would…