Archive for April, 2015

Art of Hosting in the Philippines

Posted by Bob Stilger on April 17, 2015

About a year and a half ago, New Stories Team Member Valmae Rose introduced me to Juan Kanapi, Jr.  It was just after the devastating Typoon Haiyan and Valmae hoped that my work in Japan’s disasters might offer some insights in the Philippines.  Juan and I started into a series of conversations which included introductions to a number Read full post

Choosing Wellbeing

Posted by Bob Stilger on April 12, 2015

I recently came across this lovely blog on Edutopia.org about the choices we can make in our lives.  It was written for teachers, talking about how to avoid burnout.  But I think it has insights for all of us.  — Bob Stilger Choice #1: Choose to Be Happy First, happiness is a choice. Choose to Read full post

Times and Stories: Reflections from David Spangler

Posted by Bob Stilger on April 11, 2015

NewStories friend David Spangler recently shared these thoughts about four different times.  I was struck by how these are also four different frames for stories.  Enjoy!  — Bob Stilger A number of years ago I took part in a small conference that had the encouraging title “You Were Born for Such a Time as This!” Read full post