Transition Tales at Emerson College

The twin specters of climate change and peak oil are offering us an “open moment.”  In the face of an unknowable future, what stories will we tell to open a way forward?  This was the question that seventeen storytellers from six different countries gathered at Emerson College to explore under the gentle guidance of AshleyContinue reading “Transition Tales at Emerson College”

Storylistening Podcasts Launched

I have finally posted my first two podcasts: a two-part interview with French storyteller Fiona MacLeod. I caught up with Fiona MacLeod, a storyteller from Brittany,  France, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre where she was storyteller in residence for the month of February. While in Scotland she facilitated a workshop on Contemplation, Story and PathwaysContinue reading “Storylistening Podcasts Launched”

Re-storying the Middle East: Starhawk’s Plea in Dark Times

Starhawk blends spirituality, story and activism in a completely grounded way. I was fortunate enough to attend a workshop with her in Montreal during the lead up to the Quebec City Protests of 2001. I was impressed by her presence, her compassion, her insight and her commitment. I highly recommend taking one of her trainingsContinue reading “Re-storying the Middle East: Starhawk’s Plea in Dark Times”