To Taste Life Twice: Processing the ‘Power of Words’ Conference

Sitting across from me is a pixie of a woman. Silver hair, warmly tanned skin, and sparkling, smiling eyes. She enchants me with her beauty. And her words. As she speaks, she spins a metaphor that stuns me with its articulation, its clarity, its truth. Putting pen to paper about an experience is like giving … Continue reading To Taste Life Twice: Processing the ‘Power of Words’ Conference

The power of voice

I have long known the power of song. Whether sitting in the audience or on the risers myself, it is a rare time that the tears don't immediately spring to my eyes at the first note. I am usually blubbering by beat three, tissues whipped out and sniffling muffled. OK, I exaggerate (slightly). What I … Continue reading The power of voice