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Sparkle Weekly Wonderings

We all know stories are powerful, but have you ever considered how stories impact who we are — our identities? Take a moment and think about ways that the books you've read and the movies you've seen have made an impression on you. Consider now the news media, or your favorite podcast — how have these formed your opinions or points of view? Think about moments in history or religious narratives or family memories from your childhood. They all make up our sense of self — and … they are all stories....

The Power of Story: Free Story & New Short Film

Stories are powerful. Think about it: how have the books you've read and the movies you've seen made an impression on you? Not to mention the news media? Do you tune in to thought-leaders and great-thinkers? It's all stories....

Sparkle Weekly Wonderings

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays. When our kids were younger, we’d go full tilt. Not only would we all dress up, but we’d put on roving Halloween plays or fire-lit Halloween parties....

Sparkle Weekly Wonderings

Screens! Screens! Screens! It’s a daily (if not hourly) question when you have children, isn’t it?...

55 Things to Do Instead of Screens

“There’s nothing to do besides screens!” My son has actually said this to me, more than once. This is why I keep a list of fun and satisfying things we can do in a day, reminding us all of the world of possibilities outside of screens....