Stories are one of the best tools to help us tap into our reserves of inner wisdom. Stories help us figure out what we admire and why and they can show us what it might cost for us to take on different challenges. In short, they help us imagine ourselves confronting situations familiar and unfamiliar to us. Buoyed by stories, we can conjure up courage when we need it, more easily identify joy in everyday life, and console ourselves when things are not going so well. By changing the way we read and relate to stories, we can change the way we live in the world.
Come check out the resources and tools that will help you change the way you read. Be sure to check out the free stuff – Sharable Images and Reading List Guides, both with buttons on the sidebar – and take a look at the Soul Reading Journal.
My late summer/fall series focused on the practice of taking a contemplative stance toward our reading. In other words, how to be a Soul Reader. This article will focus on the fruits of soul reading or the ways in which soul reading should change you.Read more
Another year is coming to a close and it’s a good opportunity to review the reading highlights for 2017. (You can review 2016’s list here.) I have to admit that I spent much of my year in a reading dry zone, especially as I took on a new professional opportunity, got turned on to podcasts,Read more
I have a good friend, someone who gave me feedback during the creation of the Soul Reading Journal and received an advanced copy back in September of 2016, recently confess to me that she hadn’t yet gotten up the courage to use the journal. She thought the journal was too prettyRead more