In Leo Lionni’s children’s book Frederick a family of mice prepare for winter. The mice work all summer to store seeds and nuts and straw while Frederick stares out at the meadow feeling the sunlight, taking in the colors. The mice family enters their hovel as snow begins to fall. Deep [...]
Bring your friends to The Hearth’s fall community gathering November 10th from 7 to 9pm at Temple Emek Shalom in Ashland. The theme is “Stories of Hope” and will include personal stories by four locals about a time they lost hope and found it. Hosted by Danielle Mancuso. At this [...]
In this interactive presentation, Mark Yaconelli will discuss his new book Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us and share how storytelling can heal our families, our communities, and ourselves. This conversation is for anyone who wants to learn how our personal stories can become a medicine and source of hope within a time of increasing anxiety and despair. This event is FREE! Please register to receive the zoom link.
From The Jefferson Exchange on JPR: Ashland storyteller advocates telling stories for all, in a new book
Listen to the Jefferson Exchange Interview Here Maybe an adult said this to you as a kid: "I don't want to hear your little story." Ouch. That attitude can be just as hurtful between adults, and there are lots of people in today's world who just don't want to [...]
Hello wonderful Hearth community! I am so excited to announce the release of my new book Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us, with a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott. This book is a labor of love that seeks to distill [...]