In Others’ Words: When Story Conquers Fear

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, Quotes, story 10 Comments

I sat across from my trusted friend Wise Guy recently and told him, “My heart seems smaller.” Had unrelenting circumstances — mine and others’ close to me — turned me into some emotional Grinch and downsized my heart? As I talked some and listened more, I realized that yes, fear had crept in and silenced me … that unknowingly I …

In Others’ Words: How Stories Conquer Fear

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, Quotes, story 4 Comments

So … the robot. I came upon him while walking with my husband and youngest daughter during a a foggy day in Carlsbad, California last summer. Some ingenious artist painted him on the side of a building. And yes, this painting told a story. You can come upon stories in the most unlikely places. We expect them within the covers …

In Others’ Words: Impossible

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  “Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.” ~John Heywood, English writer So many days ahead in 2012 … so many plans. We distill our “want tos” down to resolutions. Or a word. Our dos and don’ts for the next 12 months. And yet, for all the planning, we can only see so far along the road stretching before us. …