Story Telling

On Saturday I attended the Cave Run Story Telling Festival for the second time and found this year’s story tellers even better than last year. They were a perfect mix of funny and poignant. It reminded me again why I prefer attending funerals to visitations. I love the stories.

The stories that have stayed on my mind since Saturday were Kevin Kling’s. Kevin shared that from birth he had a deformity that made his left arm useless. Then he suffered an injury that rendered his right arm paralyzed. Now he does everything with his “useless” left arm. He finished his segment talking about the evolution of his prayers.

His first prayers were for things; his next prayers were for help, and now his prayers are prayers of gratitude. He is grateful. He did not list the things for which he is grateful, but you knew that along with being grateful for life and his ability to tell stories, he is grateful for his left arm. I am grateful for Kevin’s story and his courage to share it.

2 thoughts on “Story Telling

  1. Just read about your ” Trip of a Lifetime.”
    Congratulations and I wish you a wonderful and exciting time!! Also read your ” previous posts, and am fascinated with your writings Carolyn. You have been blessed with many talents. Keep us posted as you have the time. Praying for traveling mercies for you on this big adventure!! šŸ‘‹ šŸ™šŸ»šŸ˜˜


    1. Thanks, Ruthi. I am so excited about this trip. It has been on my bucket list since I retired. Thank you especially for your prayers. I have been blessed and I want to be a blessing to others. Please include in your prayers for traveling mercies that I will have the opportunity to share the love of Jesus with someone in the ports I will visit.


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