Telling Stories Around Fire

The Storyteller

Why is it that suffering brings us together? When we meet someone for the first time and they say, “I’ve got cancer,” there’s an instant bond that forms. Especially if you’ve had cancer, too, or some other major health problem. But, even if you haven’t, there’s still that connection there. Why? It’s not just commonality, though that is definitely a …

Coming Home

Going Home

World-weary and travel-worn, we turned our dusty black sedan down the long gravel driveway.  At the end ahead of us, waiting, was an old, Swiss-style house, all peaks and doors and sweeping curves and decks.  Parking on the slab of concrete, we turned off the car and climbed into the dusky air.  One of the two French double doors opened …