“A mandorla is that almond-shaped segment that is made when two circles partly overlap… The mandorla has a wonderfully healing and encouraging function. The place where light and dark begin to touch is where miracles arise. This middle place is the mandorla. The mandorla is the place of poetry…All good stories are mandorlas. An artist … Continue reading
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Isadora Duncan. Wannabe Syndrome. And Scarves.
Me. Many years ago. A high school corridor. I’m stopped by two girls, vaguely familiar, with notebooks in hand. Brunette and blonde. Ready to write. “We’re doing a story for the school paper,” the brunette tells me. “Can we ask you a question?” “Yeah, sure!” “Cool! What famous person do you wish you could trade … Continue reading
Meaning Mondays: The Birthday Edition
Birthdays are on my mind. My husband’s arrived a few days ago, and mine is soon to follow, next month. Pisces and Aries, if anyone is curious. A little fish and a big ram. I stopped reading my horoscope years ago, but still, that sounds like the oddest of couples, don’t you think? Nevertheless, this … Continue reading
13 Creative Tips to Transform the Fear Story
Earlier this week I wrote about fear and a common story that often gives it juice: The Orphan story. If this is your first time here and you’re in a rush (gearing up for Thanksgiving and all), you don’t need to go back and read my last piece. Nope, you can think about the story … Continue reading