Tagged: art

Stories Making Meaning Back In The Day

The Art of Storytelling

A slightly different version of this article article originally appeared at The Good Men Project, (here)[http://goodmenproject.com/families/aklap92033/]. I’m reposting it today as a reminder to myself. Sometimes, I get lazy as a parent and a person, and I fail to utilize the power of story, instead relying on simple rules and...

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Lyle the Lamb (Who Didn’t Listen So Good)

While I originally wrote this story as an illustrated sermon, after the difficulty of getting my own children to listen as we were getting ready for bed tonight (sometimes, we are just too excited about the fact that raccoons are the “ninjas of the forrest”), I’d like to share with...

A Drawing I Made with Some words

This Too Shall Pass

As the snow has begun to melt and those stranded in the Birmingham area have begun to be able to return home, I was reminded of some flowers I saw last Spring. I had been driving through a gray day to visit someone when red flowers appeared in the median....

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Everything in a Tangerine

A while back, my counselor recommended to me that I needed to read ┬áThich Nhat Hanh’s Peace Is Every Step. I recognized the author’s name only because he was a friend of Thomas Merton and had written the introduction to Merton’s┬áContemplative Prayer. I am glad she led me to discover...