Category Archives: Stories for all ages

Storytelling and the path of the spider

I told a story last night at a coffee house, it was requested by someone who had remembered hearing about it when I first told it as a Story for All Ages at a Unitarian Universalist Church…she had not been … Continue reading

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A Creation Story, for all ages

Today is the day my son was born, so many moons ago. Today is the day My husband was born, so many suns ago! and today is the day we are given – let us be glad and rejoice in … Continue reading

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You can’t make friends…

You Can’t Make Friends… A short story by Elizabeth Teal I was speaking with a friend of mine recently, and she was telling me how her daughter was going to have a blue bedroom. Ah, I thought blue is a … Continue reading

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Having. Mothering.

Being, Mothering and being a mother.  As a child i wanted to be a cat. and have a litter of kittens.  I grew up and along with many litters of kittens, i had a human as well……..i have yet to … Continue reading

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Monday and MLK

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” “I have decided to stick to love… Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Injustice anywhere is a threat … Continue reading

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Demeter & Persephone revisited

 Demeter & Persephone revisited A true Mother’s Day story by Elizabeth, daughter of Lorraine, daughter of Marguerite, a story for all mothers…….and all children.  Told May 14th, 2012 at Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Church.    I am going to tell … Continue reading

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Story for all ages: Stones, Eggs and Hearts

I wrote this story when I first entered seminary.  I was ordained June 9th and commenced June 11th at Riverside Church in New York City. This story is dedicated to  One Spirit Interfaith Seminary class of 2011.  It is designed … Continue reading

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