The 7 Purposes of Story

When Lynne and I went to see Peter Block and Angeles Arrien at a Connecting for Community Conference this was one of Angeles’ nuggets:

The 7 Purposes of Story

Help us to
Restore
Regenerate
Reveal
Re-convene
Re-convey
Reconstruct
Remember

Waterlilly

http://www.mettainstitute.org/angeles-arrien.html

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2 thoughts on “The 7 Purposes of Story

  1. Lynne February 3, 2015 / 12:22 pm

    Love this… She is brilliant.Went to the link and was also reminded of her comments of when you are feeling lost, sad, disillusioned, ill in some way – When did you stop dancing, singing, unchanged by stories and being comforted by the sweet territory of silence. By the way, what’s the 7th purpose??

  2. Bea Griffith-Cooper February 10, 2015 / 11:38 am

    Thanks for paying attention…and “Re-conveying” your question. (-;

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