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Category: The Circle of Words

Words are powerful. They can transform, empower, bless and comfort. Words are written, sung, spoken. We live in the Circle of Words.

The Shoe Tree: Banishing Writers’ Block and Reclaiming our Dreams

The Shoe Tree: Banishing Writers’ Block and Reclaiming our Dreams

I could not believe my eyes.  There it was, on the side of the road. I blinked and blinked again.  May I read you this story? Click below on the audio track.   Whaaaaaaa? Of course I had to pull over.   I thought I saw a tree with all kinds of hanging shoes spilling from old sun bleached branches.   Wavy heat rose up from the highway.  Is this a mirage? I was driving on old Route 66, through…

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Creative Expression Is An Act of Courage

Creative Expression Is An Act of Courage

Reaching for a Sky Full of Wonder “You’re just going to leave me?”  she said.  “You are just going to walk away and leave me behind?”  I looked at this tall, lean woman in her twenties.  She was visibly hurt, even angry.   I didn’t know who she was.  I turned and walked down the road. I  always remembered this powerful dream I had in my early twenties.    It would take me years to begin to understand what this…

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