"Become aware what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it and give birth to it." - Meister Eckhart

02 February 2015

Soul Stories - creative writing and storytelling using the four elements of earth, water, air, and fire.

“The ancient wisdom of Nature has much to teach the soul. In turn, the soul reflects and celebrates that wisdom in the stories we tell.”

Soul stories is an 8-week course which explores the elements of AIR, WATER, FIRE, and EARTH, through the practice of writing and storytelling. Be inspired, let your creative juices flow, ignite your passion, and ground your words in the ancient wisdom of Nature’s elements—release your soul stories.

How much? £100 for 8wk course.
When? Thursdays beginning Feb 12th. 2pm - 4pm
Where? 30 Ferryhill, Forres, Scotland IV36 2GY

Contact Michael at iamthestoryteller@gmail.com to book your place. Limited to 8 participants. Some part places may be available. Contact to enquire. Booking is essential.

"Deep peace of the running wave to you,
Deep peace of the flowing air to you,
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you,
Deep peace of the shining stars to you."
                           Gaelic blessing

Testimonials

"We have received only very positive reports of your workshop, and must thank you for being so flexible and responsive both before and in the course of implementing the workshop. It has been lovely to work with you. . . . We are hopeful this project will give rise to future storytelling endeavours, and would be very happy to work with you again if the opportunity arises!" Muireann Crowley, At Home in Scotland, University of Edinburgh, May 2014 ("Storytelling, Research and Public Engagement" workshop)

Michael Williams is a a storyteller of compelling skill. He is also a fine human being who engages in all situations and draws people into the warmth of communication and shared experience." Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Scotland

"Michael's understanding of storytelling within a leadership and business context has helped us provide a great service in helping leaders determine their personal and organisational destiny and legacy. Working with Michael is inspiring and fun; and pulls you to be fully engaged from start to finish." Norton Bertram-Smith, Managing Director and Leadership Consultant for On Purpose.

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