Our big questions – part 4: circling from awkward to graceful (and back)

I listen to a lot of storytelling podcasts, so I’m afraid I don’t remember where I heard the story, but someone was talking about a horribly embarrassing situation and how one young person responded: “Awkward.” The storyteller, an older man, expressed admiration for a generation for whom the major value scale is graceful versus awkward,…

Our big questions – part 4: circling from awkward to graceful (and back) was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

Link roundup: sacrifice

I have always been a bit interested in the idea of sacrifice. I remember listening in fascinated horror to the stories of human sacrifice when I visited the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza when I was about 12 years old. Though I have used the various myths of Gods who sacrifice themselves for the crops…

Link roundup: sacrifice was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic