Author Archives: staciannegrove

Artist’s Way Affirmations

I am a storycatcher. I must start with my own stories and dreams before I can understand others’ stories.  My safety mechanisms have brought me to this point.  It is time for me to celebrate the person, creator, and healer … Continue reading

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This afternoon I’m headed off to a celebration for a friend who earned his 4th Dan yesterday, and is now Master Duval. Yesterday, there was a promotion ceremony where 6 people achieved master’s level. 4 were recognized for 6th or … Continue reading

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(Just Like) Starting Over

It’s like we both are falling in love again It’ll be just like starting over, starting over… John Lennon This spring I returned to taekwon-do after a long time away from the dojang. Years older, pounds heavier, spirit broken, and … Continue reading

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This is the story so far……

Without dreams of hope and pride a man will die Though his flesh still moves his heart sleeps in the grave Without land man never dreams cause he’s not free All men need a place to live with dignity. Give … Continue reading

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Ever feel like your train of thought has been derailed?

It’s been a tough spring personally.  A lot of changes all at the same time have made everything feel like it’s not quite stable.  Much of it has been good – but it’s draining me energetically and physically. Somehow that … Continue reading

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Break the Chains?

So many things in my life seem to have come together in a transformational conflagration. All coming together to shine a bright, unyielding, demanding light on my life. This morning I had what may prove to be an extremely journey … Continue reading

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Who Says A Yellow Streak Means You’re a Chicken?

Amazing the things that make you feel ten feet tall. Three inches of 1/2″ wide duct tape made my night on Monday. Earning my yellow stripe for a second time meant as much if not more than it did the … Continue reading

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