Sensitivity and Reality

“There are certain children who are told they are too sensitive, and there are certain adults who believe sensitivity is a problem that can be fixed in the way that crooked teeth can be fixed and made straight. And when these two come together you get a fairytale, a kind […]

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Memory

“Memory is the past filtered through the needs of the present.” -Steve Almond, author of Candy Freak

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Sensitivity

There are certain children who are told they are too sensitive, and there are certain adults who believe sensitivity is a problem that can be fixed in the way that crooked teeth can be fixed and made straight. And when these two come together you get a fairytale, a kind […]

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We Translate Life

We writers translate the experiences we have been given. Our task is to translate with as much empathy and integrity as we can to be true to each experience. We translate life into the narrative that we create. -Terry Tempest Williams

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Going Home Again

I was convinced you can’t go home again. Now I know better. Nothing is more untrue. I know you go back over and over again, seeking the self you left behind. -Helen Bevington

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Baryshnikov on Creativity

When a dancer comes onstage, he is not just a blank slate that the choreographer has written on. Behind him he has all the decisions he has made in life…. Each time, he has chosen, and in what he is onstage you see the result of those choices. You are […]

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What You Bring Forth

If you bring forth what is within you, it will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, it will destroy you. -The Gnostic Gospels

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