LYN FORD, STORYTELLER - TELLER OF HOME-FRIED TALES
GIFTS OF THE SEASON, TREASURES FOR THE YEAR:  HOME and FAMILY, LOVE and PEACE, JOY and STORIES!

I believe that:

HOME is the place where your heart can rest.
FAMILY are the people who make you feel you're home. LOVE is a gift you should give to yourself and be open to receive, so that you can share it with others; you are unconditionally perfect in Love, unconditionally.  The Universe gives no judgment.
PEACE is a gift of love.  With enough love, there is peace of mind, spirit, home, family, nation, world...
JOY is needs no jokes, no comedians, no explanations.  It is the recognition that each breath is a blessing and each exhalation is a prayer, shared without limits of mind and distance.  It is the sound of children laughing, and the silence of sunsets.  JOY should be who you are and what we peacefully and unconditionally give to others.
STORIES are the human heritage, and the first miracle..."In the beginning was the WORD"  (John 1:1).  When we share our stories, the miracle continues.  It is not a matter of religions; it is a matter of HOME, FAMILY, LOVE, PEACE, AND JOY.

I am grateful to all of you for always making me feel at home in my storytelling journeys and programs.

MAY YOU ALL AND ALWAYS ENJOY THE GIFTS OF THE SEASON.

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Travelin' to Tell!
BUT I'M NOT TRAVELIN' NOW!!! DECEMBER IS COOKIN', CELEBRATIN', COOKIN', CALLIN' FAMILY AND FRIENDS, COOKIN', COOKIN', AND EATIN' TIME!  I will do a limited number of programs this month, including a 
Marathon of Kwanzaa Storytelling event at the Main Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library on December 29. The full event is truly a marathon of storytelling, from 10 AM to 8 PM.  I'm in the last couple hours, 6 - 8 PM.  Come and enjoy! 

ANOTHER NEW ADVENTURE!

 
My second collection of Affrilachian tales, BEYOND THE BRIAR PATCH, is ready!  Thank you to Parkhurst Brothers, Inc. Publishers! You can order directly from their catalogue at www.parkhurstbrothers.com 

AND...

oOOOooo!
This one is 
NOT for kids, cuz'ns!
Look for
 HOT WIND BOILING RAIN
 in the 2015 Parkhurst Brothers Catalogue.
I'm soOOOooo excited!!!

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