How do you tell the story of a time you have been wronged or betrayed?
Many of us experience victimization. But when does “victim” become an outdated part of our identity? Brian McLaren offers us: “If victims allow themselves to take an offramp from their victimizing stories, they embrace another way to define their lives.”
We’re continuing forward with powerful explorations of storytelling as resilience and transformation.
- To learn more about Gareth Higgins, click here.
- To explore the seven stories in more depth, visit the website here. You’ll find details about the children’s book, essays for adults, and more.
Connect with us:
- Have a question you’d like Brian or Gareth to answer about the seven stories? Email us: [email protected] or leave us voicemail. Questions for this season will only be accepted until November 22nd, 2023.
Meet the Guest Co-Host
Gareth Higgins was born in Belfast in 1975, grew up during the northern Ireland Troubles, and now lives in the US. He writes and speaks about the power of storytelling to shape our lives and world, peace and making justice, and how to take life seriously without believing your own propaganda. He has been involved in peace-building and violence reduction in northern Ireland and helping address the legacy of conflict, received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Queen’s University Belfast, and helped teach the world’s first graduate course in Reconciliation Studies at Trinity College Dublin.