Journey With Story

JWS

Journey With Story

As a former elementary teacher, a narrator of books for the blind, a storyteller at a low-income school, the published author of nine picture books, a frequent presenter at schools and conferences on “Linking Literature to Life”, and as the host of my own storytelling podcast, Journey with Story, I enjoy sharing my passion for stories with people of all ages and all walks of life.  And after a lifetime of being steeped in stories that stir my soul and make my heart sing, I believe that…

 
Picture girl reading

Good stories can give us space in our lives to pause and ponder some bolt of beauty, some truth, or some new way of looking at life.  It is what I call, the Story Souvenir

Souvenir is a French word, meaning to remember. So, it is some nugget of truth or some glimmer of truth about what it means to be human that will linger with us long after the last word is uttered – it is what our heart will remember most.

Each month we will pick one story for you to pause and ponder with your little listener – some discussion questions and some background about the country where the story takes place – or, instead of focusing on the country, we will focus on the story’s theme.

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Greyfriars Bobby - The Dog wwho Never Gave Up

Greyfriars Bobby – The Dog Who Never Gave Up

Greyfriars Bobby – The Dog Who Never Gave Up Retold by Kathleen T. Pelley Spotlight Country – Scotland Good stories can give us space in ...
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Happy 3rd Birthday for JWS

Happy Birthday to Journey with Story! We are thrilled to celebrate our 3rd birthday with all of our loyal listeners. Thanks to all of you, ...
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