September 21, 2016

I'm trying to make friends with poetry. 

This isn't the first time I've made an overture, but poetry has remained elusive, like that well-spoken girl at church who wears all the clothes you wish you could look good in, reads the same books you read, but looks right thro...

August 31, 2016

I saw a TED Talk a few months ago, called "The Danger of a Single Story", and haven't been able to stop thinking about it. I've been realizing all the people or groups that I have believed only one story about, overlooking the fact that everyone is individual, and ever...

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Welcome to the third part of my series on Story. My husband and I recently attended True/False Film Festival, which is a documentary festival focused on films which tell true stories of people’s lives, experiences, situations. While I was there, I watc...

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Hi! It’s Tessi and today I’m going to be talking about Story as an important spiritual practice. If you’re wondering what I mean by Story as a “spiritual practice”, don’t worry; I will explain.

I was brought up in chu...

December 20, 2015

What is important about other people's stories? Why should we listen to them? How can we listen better? Watch video and comment below!

 

 

November 29, 2015

 

My three year old nephew, Oliver, is amazingly wise. The other day he turned to my sister and, out of nowhere, observed, "Sometimes we're strangers to other people." My sister has been doing the incredibly important parent job of teaching Oliver about safety and has b...

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