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.
If you’ve been following these pages, you know how important Brian McLaren’s book, The Great Spiritual Migration was for me. In trying to breathe new life into Christianity, he beautifully articulates this important difference between faith and beliefs:Read more
Something very exciting happened recently and it came about unexpectedly and quickly. A new position called a Connections Coordinator was created at my church and I felt a call. I entered a period of discernment and tried to convince myself it wasn’t the right “fit”Read more
The soul quality I’d like to explore this month is Oneness. This is the idea that we are all interconnected, that we live in union with one another. It’s a big concept and it can be hard to wrap one’s mind around it, let alone live into it as a soul quality day after day. For me, oneness asks meRead more