Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Wisdom of Story Reflection 2: Modern Crises and the Balance of Work, Rest and Play

When I started the Wisdom of Story I had no idea that the session on act 2 of the story, the part of the story where the conflict comes in and changes things around would coincide with an actual set … Continue reading

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Psalm 21- A Blessing for the King

Psalm 21 <To the leader. A Psalm of David.> 1 In your strength the king rejoices, O LORD, and in your help how greatly he exults! 2 You have given him his heart’s desire, and have not withheld the request … Continue reading

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Wisdom of Story Reflection 1: The Roles and Rules of the World

When an author tells a story one of the first things they have to do is place their characters in roles and in a world that has rules. The rules and roles will be different based upon the character and … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 12-The End of Wisdom

Ecclesiastes 12: 1-8: The End of Things 1 Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no pleasure in them”; 2 before … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 11- Proverbs for Life in an Uncertain World

Ecclesiastes 11 1 Send out your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will get it back. 2 Divide your means seven ways, or even eight, for you do not know what disaster may happen on earth. 3 … Continue reading

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The Future of the Bard

Perchance if one would live to see The bard forgotten as time passed thee If Hamlet’s question was ne’er to be And forgotten Othello’s tragedy Bubble, bubble, and trouble that day When lost are king John, Henry two and three … Continue reading

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