open invitation no. 72: story collectors need each other

The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured. [Kurt Vonnegut] I used to think having written was the magical part of blogging. Now I know the magic happens when we share our stories and know the way it impacts another human. Maybe you don’tContinue reading “open invitation no. 72: story collectors need each other”

open invitation no. 62: outside

Go outside and write. Today it is raining and I went outside to write. The air cleared my mind; the rain washed away the cobwebs. It’s special to go outside and write. Try it. *Remember, you don’t have to accept this invitation…but I do hope you will accept the invitation to write. Sharing our storiesContinue reading “open invitation no. 62: outside”

open invitation no. 41: fancy

Be a little fancy. “Everybody wants to be someone fancy. Even if they’re just shy.”—Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz If you’re looking for a writing topic, consider something fancy. Fancy, I am sure, conjures different ideas for all of us. If you already know your topic and you’re looking for a way to write it,Continue reading “open invitation no. 41: fancy”

open invitation no. 37: routines

Open your blog. Write. The day is made up of routines. Whether intentional or not, each day has a rhythm and those rhythms are built through routines. I’ve come to believe that cues are the best ways to set routines in motion. A cue is a signal for something to happen. I read scripture andContinue reading “open invitation no. 37: routines”