Several years ago, when I was teaching a college course IDENTITY AND STORY, I was thinking about my own identities. One of the most important of these is my identity as a parent, and I realized that my understanding of what it means to be a parent was shaped greatly by my wife's and my experience with our two children:
Storying the Human Experience
Yes, it's a grandiose title. But, as Flannery O'Connor once said, "A story is a way to say something that can't be said any other way."