Category Archives: Stories of St. Francis

How Do You Handle “Untouchables?”

Who are the “untouchables” in your world? What parts of your inner self do you call “untouchable?” Here’s a story about how St. Francis of Assisi handled an “untouchable.” Can’t see the video? Click here. Who do you know that … Continue reading

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Why the Mysterious is the Most Beautiful Experience

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.” Albert Einstein I remember my first encounters  with “Mystery.” I was about seven years old and was attending  a small United Methodist Church. One Sunday I came home from church, … Continue reading

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A Biblical Storyteller’s Guide to St. Francis of Assisi

  I have just completed all the requirements for certification as a master biblical storyteller through the Academy for Biblical Storytelling sponsored by the Network of Biblical Storytellers (http://www.nbsint.org) . One of the requirements for certification was production of an … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? (part 1)

  If you cannot see the video click here The telling of the story of John the Baptist during the season of Advent is part of how the Church prepares for the coming of Christ, for John was the herald … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? (part 2)

If you can’t see the video click here The birth and naming of St. Francis of Assisi and the birth an naming of John the Baptist share many similarities. In the last video you heard the story of the birth … Continue reading

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