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Stories Worth Telling

Ronna Detrick

There are stories worth telling - amazing and beautiful stories that deserve to be told. So that's what I do.



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Stories Worth Telling
May 19, 2017 Ronna Detrick
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Too many stories with happy endings make us suspicious. We roll our eyes and say, "That will never happen to me." But in truth, this happens because we struggle to hold on to desire. It's hard! Especially if we don't get what we want! This Story Worth Telling, the story of Rebekah, DOES have a happy ending - and wisdom within that reminds us of what matters far more than the end: the in-between. Learn more: http://www.ronnadetrick.com
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Different from what I normally offer on this podcast, today's story is one that I've written (and recorded) collaboratively with three other women, the three women with whom I have been writing for nearly 3 years: Julie Daley, Tanya Geisler, and Amy Palko. Along the way we discovered a process we call "braided writing" in which our voices have merged into something more powerful than each one separately. It has changed us, to be sure. Today, on World Storytelling Day, it feels...
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Nov 3, 2016 Ronna Detrick
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This story tells of two unlikely heroines who changed all of history to follow. It feel profoundly appropriate right now, days away from the presidential election - and a decision that will change all of history to follow... It is my hope that the story of these two women will inspire your story, remind you of just how much power you have, and compel you to brave and risky choices. May it be so! Learn more about me here: www.ronnadetrick.com
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Oct 20, 2016 Ronna Detrick
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This is, by far, the hardest story of a woman in the entire canon of scripture. I don't like telling it AND if I do not, it perpetuates her harm and violence yet again. In truth, this is what happens in our larger world: women's stories of violence and harm are not told - or shushed, downplayed, made to seem insignificant or worse, as lies. And when we do not rise and rage together, the violence and harm continues - of the victims themselves and all of us collectively. Hard stories MUST be told...
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Oct 10, 2016 Ronna Detrick
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Her story is one that is real and raw, beautiful and gritty, and really, a lot like ours. Meet Rebekah! Learn more: www.ronnadetrick.com
Stories Worth Telling
Sep 24, 2016 Ronna Detrick
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This Story Worth Telling is about Tabitha. A woman who dies and then comes back to life! Fantastical and unbelievable, to be sure. AND filled with such potent, powerful, and yes, miraculous truth. Learn more: www.ronnadetrick.com