Wired for Story with Lucinda Sage-Midgorden

Lucinda Sage-Midgorden
Lucinda Sage-Midgorden

Lucinda Sage-Midgorden has been a story lover since she and her family watched TV and movies together. Her father taught her how to find the deeper layers of a story. This love prompted her to pursue a double major in Religious Studies and Theatre and Speech, a MA in Theatre Arts, and finally a MAEd so she could share her love of stories with her students. Now retired, Lucinda writes her weekly blog, Sage Woman Chronicles, is working on her second novel, manages her online course, “Saving the World One Story at a Time”, and produces the bi-weekly podcast, Story-Power.

Lucinda talks with me about the overlap between religion and theater, how story can broaden our understanding of others and help us learn emotional intelligence, how she came to create her online course, and even shares some classic books and movies that are still relevant today.

Episode breakdown:

[00:05:05] Reading fiction helped Lucinda love literature.

[00:08:33] Religious studies to theater.

[00:15:06] Emotional intelligence.

[00:19:18] Father’s emotional intelligence led to success.

[00:27:23] From teaching to writing a book, blog, novel, podcast, and online course.

[00:37:12] Language, colors, and stories shape us.

[00:42:58] Acting class teaches medical students empathy skills.

[00:50:44] Movie and book recommendations: awakening journeys and making a difference.

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Show links

Lucinda’s website: https://sagewoman.life/




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