It’s spontaneous, baby!: Writing that changes you

When someone asks me what I do I often have a hard time saying what that is. Well, that's not exactly true -- I can tell you aaaall about it if you're ready to settle in for a chat. My work, the type of writing workshops I facilitate, as I've written about before, cannot be … Continue reading It’s spontaneous, baby!: Writing that changes you

In the Beginning was The Word

Here's another poem written during grad school. This one is on the opening page of my thesis. In the beginning was The Word And The Word was with Silence And The Word was Silence. In the beginning was Voice. And the Voice was with Mother, And the Voice was Mother. It was with Mother in … Continue reading In the Beginning was The Word

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 Authentic Voice Project

For redefinition, I was thrown back to myself, to my inner knowing… Marilyn Sewell, Cries of the Spirit Words. Manifestations of our thoughts. Creators of our internal messages. Words have and continue to shape history and people - not always positively and sometimes with devastating consequences. Words have an affect on us, more powerful than … Continue reading The Authentic Voice Project