The Power of Story

Power of Story

“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” the old gnome whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.”

~from The Wishing Map

The above quote is the tagline for my life and the source of my blog site’s title. It’s a mission to which I recommit (however imperfectly I may fulfill it) Every Day

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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19 Responses to The Power of Story

  1. Deb Farris says:

    That’s a keeper!

    Liked by 3 people

  2. Amen, Mitch! I totally believe in that mission. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  3. nancyehead says:

    LOVE THAT! Thanks and God bless!

    Liked by 3 people

  4. lynnabbott says:

    Beautiful! Love this, Mitch! 🙂

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  5. I love this Mitch! I’ll have to remember this one.

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  6. John Sayers says:

    Reminds me of the old church song “We’ve a story to tell to the nations and story to tell to the World’. Or a ton of other church songs coming into my head right now.

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  7. anitashope says:

    To heal and lift up.

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  8. revruss1220 says:

    Terrific. I have a friend who started a new church in Houston a couple of years ago. Its name is The Story: Houston. ( It is based on the exact premise you state here. Keep telling your story! You lift us up every day.

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  9. That I shall do, to my utmost ability, in a coming book of stories from my life.

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  10. lynn__ says:

    An awesome tagline to live and write by!

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  11. From one old gnome to another, I agree. Thanks for the reminder.

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  12. “Power ter’, a mantra for lifting others to the top”, whispered a wise Gnome.

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  13. frenchc1955 says:

    Mitch, this is wonderful!

    Liked by 3 people

  14. frenchc1955 says:

    Reblogged this on charles french words reading and writing and commented:
    Here is a wonderful blog on the power of story from Mitch Teemley!

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  15. Great motivation, Mitch! Thank you! Michael

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