Facet #1: Mom

I am approaching 50 as my 4 sons explore their teen age years. We’re all in crisis, therefore. They seem to be handling it better than I am. But then maybe we’re all pretty good at mask-wearing. Who knows, really? What I notice, as I venture out into the world alone again, after years of…

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You Choose How to Tell Your Story

Raising my sons has given me perhaps more insight into human nature than any other endeavor I have undertaken. Anything. Storytelling Epiphany My spoken word mentor Sher-D Wilson teaches about epiphany moments in our lives. Moments that like flashes of light illuminate a swath of our inner lives and teach us oh-so-much. (sometimes they burn,…

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The Importance of Your Story

For anyone who does not know my grandmother, one of the most endearing things about her is this ability to tell her story despite obvious facts. Let me tell you a story: We were standing at her kitchen counter, eating our lunch, watching the hummingbirds. I noticed that some stopped to perch and some just…

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