Category Archives: Building change with story

Why care who rescues you?

Curiously, my post called “Who would you choose as a rescuer?” has had more attention than any other. Some of the comments are spam, but still. One basic question is: if you need rescuing you take whoever comes first right? … Continue reading

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Whose sacrificial giving: re-reading the story we call The Widow’s Mite.

Jesus and the disciples are sitting outside the temple in Jerusalem, and he points to a widow putting two copper coins into the temple treasury leaving her nothing to buy food. He compares her gift to what the wealthy contribute, … Continue reading

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Why retell old stories?

Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” This feels important as I’ve also been thinking about how we move change from embodied in law to embedded in culture. As a storyteller, I’ve been pondering how … Continue reading

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