Transforming World With Word: Transformative Language Arts
TLA is an emerging field, profession, and calling that acknowledges and supports the power of the spoken, written, and sung word to encourage community-building, cultural shifts, health and healing, liberation, and celebration .
Category Archives: Writing
One of the Most Powerful Pieces of Writing About Parenting, and Living with Courage & Heart: “Finding Your Voice” Blog
Just wanted to recommend Jennifer Lawler's great blog, Particularly amazing is her essay, "For Jessica," which is simply the most powerful thing I've ever read about being a parent, loving another person, cultivating courage in the face of the impossible, … Continue reading
For more on the writing life, visit A Wing and a Page, a blog put out by a group of writers in Lawrence, Kansas, including novelist Lucia Orth, free-lance writer Susan Kraus, travel writer Beth Reiber, poets and writers Denise … Continue reading
Thanks to Caryn Miriam-Goldberg who offers us this piece from her own blog. A few weeks ago, I had the joy of hearing Mary Oliver read, talk about poetry and life, and simply just visit with some of us. I … Continue reading
We're always looking to find innovative and gripping examples of TLA in action, and Stephanie Sandmeyer in Portland, OR is doing exactly that. Working with families to create audio snapshots and oral histories, Stephanie works to make sure wisdom isn't … Continue reading