Transformational Storytelling has two missions: to help transform the world through stories, and to help storytellers become transformational storytellers.
We work with individuals, groups, and communities around the world promoting the growth of spirit that comes from living with an open heart. We do not promote a particular tradition or ideology – our fundamental assumption is that we must truly appreciate the richness of our differences and the joy of our commonality to lead a full life.
Diving Deeply into Stories is our signature offering. Each month we dive into a different set of stories from a variety of traditions. We also are providing a continuing series on Folktales from Hungary!
A highly participatory program, it explores stories rich in metaphor and mystery. We seek meanings below the surface that often affect the listener – and the storyteller – without their awareness. Look for more details in the Calendar and on the Diving Deeply page!
Our main program – a two-year program with the potential of s’micha (ordination) as a Maggid for Jewish students – will resume in the fall. You can find out more about it here. Students who want to prepare on an individualized basis are welcome – please contact me.
Welcoming the Other is a powerful, experiential workshop designed to empathically inspire participants to action. We have a number of Short Courses that are designed to hone your skills as a storyteller. And if you’re ready – consider individual mentoring with a spiritual direction. So – dig in!
Update: Sheila Arnold and I completed a powerful program called “Wounds: Healing and Truth.” Watch the trailer here, and then rent it as an individual – or have us work with your community to provide it live!
Wrapping up: Our program – “Stories for Healing” – has successfully concluded! Launched in October, 2020, it garnered over 100,000 views on Facebook Live and YouTube and during its three-month run. You can still watch storytellers from around the world tell stories of healing and reconciliation in response to these fractured times on the YouTube playlist.