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Folktale prompt 3

Prompt: This week's folktales. Use one (or both, creating two different stories, if the spirit moves you) as a model for your own writing...

Folktale prompt 2

Prompt: Knowing where and who you are now, write a letter of advice to your past self when your life seemed most confusing or difficult....

Folktale workshop prompt 1

I am taking a 6 week online workshop from Transformative Language Arts Network entitled, "Fantastic Folktales & Visionary Angles to...

Easing into sabbatical

I got a note from a friend checking on me to see how sabbatical was going. I didn't think sabbatical had started yet. I was thinking...

Reflections on my practice

Recently, I took an online writing class through Transformative Language Arts Network. The class title was "Social Arts Practice,...

Sabbatical

In 2003, I was a dreamer working my way through a seminary degree, but longing for something different than a traditional congregation. I...

Watch and Wait in Wonder

Dec 5, 9:00am-noon, $40 Register here During this morning retreat, we’ll gather around the story of Elizabeth and listen for the...

Dear Jo, Anne, and Little Tree

Dear Jo, Anne, and Little Tree, Even though you are three very different characters, there are qualities you share. You are unabashedly...

Communitarian Greeting Cards

I recently created black & white block print greeting cards with communitarian messages on the back. You can order a set of 12 cards for...

"I Am" poem

I am participating in a 6 week Transformative Language Arts workshop. Our first assignment was to write an "I Am" poem. Here's mine: I...

Cultural Organizing

Cultural organizing is an artistic and community engaged discipline that blends practices of faith, culture, art, and community...

Charlotte Invest in Creatives Grant

I didn't realize how many financial and art related losses I have had this year until I was asked to fill out the Charlotte Invest in...

Fail Better Soon: Tiny School

Fail Better Soon- Tiny School My vigilante fighter brain hasn’t turned off very much during Corona moments. The brain is always problem...

Artist Projects

I am an interdisciplinary artist who weaves stories together using mixed media, ceramics, needlework, and jewelry making techniques...

Raised By a River

Sermon prepared for Caldwell Presbyterian Church for July 5th. I have been reading a book by Robin Wall Kimmerer entitled Braiding...

Watershed Theology

Watershed theology sermon Ched Myers, an activist and theologian writes,“Our culture of displaced and displacing mobility has severed...