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We belong in a story of hope.  Join this surprising journey through storm, from struggle and surrender to community and vision.  Spark a meaningful conversation and dream a new future.  (26 Story Cards, Guide Booklet, & Conversation Questions.)
We belong in a story of hope.  Join this surprising journey through storm, from struggle and surrender to community and vision.  Spark a meaningful conversation and dream a new future.  (26 Story Cards, Guide Booklet, & Conversation Questions.)
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    Blessing and Thanks

    With deep thanks, I welcome a donation in any amount to support the printing of Storm Journey Story Card Decks. Together we can do meaningful, creative things!

    Use this link to give in addition to a reward pledge below, or donate here if you'd rather not receive any reward items. You'll have my grateful blessings either way.

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    Hand-Picked Storm Journey Card

    I'll breathe a little prayer, shuffle the Storm Journey Story Card Deck, close my eyes, and hand-pick just the right card for you. Then I'll mail it to you-- in an envelope with a real stamp-- with my thanks for your support. Every bit of it matters to this collaboration. Thank you.

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    Three Hand-Picked Storm Journey Cards

    I'll breathe a little prayer, shuffle a Storm Journey Story Card Deck, close my eyes, and choose three cards exactly right for you. Then I'll mail them to you-- with an actual postage stamp! Thank you for your support. All of it helps make this collaboration possible.

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    "Story of Hope" Signed 11x14 Art Print

    Remind yourself and those nearby that “We belong in a story of hope.” Enjoy this special-edition 11x14-inch digital art print of the most beloved image from Storm Journey. (See image at bottom left.) I’ll gladly sign your print with a heart full of thanks for your support of this project campaign.

    I'll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out one Storm Journey Card specifically for you. Thank you so much for supporting this project. Soon I’ll be mailing your art print and story card with love and gratitude!

    Unframed art print, free shipping, US addresses only.

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    1 Story Card Deck

    Join the story! Unfold your spiritual journey, one image and one word at a time, with Storm Journey Story Cards. Then use the Question Cards to ask yourself, your dear ones, or your community to engage the storms of life in a fresh, inspiring way.

    I'll also close my eyes, breathe a prayer, and draw out one Story Card just for you to keep. Your deck and card will be mailed out with love, blessing, and gratitude for your collaboration and support.

    Free shipping, to US addresses only.

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    "Story of Hope" Art Print + 1 Deck

    Remember the story! Nurture your spiritual life, your client practice, or your favorite small group by engaging the Storm Journey Card Deck. Then add a special-edition, signed 11x14-inch “Story of Hope” digital art print for visual meditation. You’ll bring to mind the message of community and transformation again and again.

    When I pack your deck and art print, I’ll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out one Storm Journey Card just for you. May you receive them with all the gratitude and joy I’m sending in thanks for your part of this campaign!

    Unframed art print, free shipping, US addresses only.

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    2 Story Card Decks

    Share the story! Enrich your spiritual life with the Storm Journey vision for a new way forward. Then double the encouragement by sharing a second deck with a loved one, client, workplace, congregation, or community who needs support.

    I'll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out two Storm Journey Cards specifically for you. When the decks are hot off the press, I'll mail your lovely package with my big thanks for being a part of this group effort.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    "Story of Hope" Art Print + 2 Decks

    Celebrate the story! With two Storm Journey Decks and one “Story of Hope” art print, what will you share, and how? It’s a joyous decision to give a spiritually helpful tool to someone you care about. It’s a smart move to take a deck to work-- especially if you’re a therapist, minister, spiritual director, social worker, teacher, etc. And it’s always lovely to enjoy a meaningful art image in any space.

    In addition, I’ll take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out two Storm Journey Cards specifically for you. All of these will be packed with care and thanks as I do a little happy dance for your support. You’re helping make this campaign possible!

    Unframed art print, free shipping, US addresses only.

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    Pledge US$ 88 or more About US$ 88

    3 Story Card Decks

    Spread the story! Do you know three people, clients, or communities who would enjoy this unique Storm Journey tool for coming through the storms of life? Would art imagery and good questions help you engage your own story, or spark a conversation in a difficult time or place?

    I'll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out three Storm Journey Cards specifically for you. It won’t be long until I’ll mail your package with my big gratitude for your support of this project.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    Pledge US$ 115 or more About US$ 115

    4 Story Card Decks

    Strengthen the story! You’ll know just where to send these Storm Journey Story Card Decks, though you’ll likely keep the first one for yourself. Share this vision and conversation-starter with others who will benefit from it. Be inspired by the reminders in your own life too.

    I'll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out four Storm Journey Cards for you to keep or give. Then I'll add my deep gratitude as I ship your package-- for your generous support of this collaboration to make the Storm Journey Story Card Decks a reality.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    Session with Melanie + 1 Deck

    The Storm Journey story applies to any of us personally, I believe, just as much as it applies to the world around us. Choose this reward to receive a 60-minute spiritual companion session with me by phone or video. Together we’ll use the Story Cards to explore the spiritual significance of storm, vision, or community in your life. (Limited to 12 participants.)

    I’ll send your Story Card Deck in mid-December, then contact you in late December to schedule your session for January. When I pack your deck, I’ll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out a Storm Journey Card just for you. Thank you so much for your support for this Storm Journey Deck campaign. I look forward to talking with you in January!

    ** Do you want this reward, but you need more decks? When you check out, add $28 for each extra deck on top of this pledge amount. Then send me a note to let me know. Thanks! **

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    6 Story Card Decks

    Expand the story! The Storm Journey Deck is a powerful spiritual tool for self-reflection or group growth. With this six-deck reward, you’ll have plenty of Story Cards to enjoy yourself, use professionally, and give away.  I’m so grateful you’ll be using and sharing them!

    I'll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out six Storm Journey Cards just for you. Your package will mail out full of my thanks for being a true partner of support in this Storm Journey Deck campaign.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    8 Story Card Decks

    Boost the story! With eight Storm Journey Decks, you can impact your social or work circle with a burst of creative re-imagination about how to come together in difficult times. I’m guessing you'll keep a deck to inspire yourself, then you'll have great joy deciding just how to share the rest of them.  Thank you!

    I’ll be delighted to pack your box with all of these decks. I’ll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out eight Storm Journey Cards for you and your companions. Watch your mail for all this goodness wrapped in my gratitude.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    10 Story Card Decks

    Multiply the story! Enliven your community with the Storm Journey Decks. Just think of all the stories ten decks will help your friends, neighbors, clients, patients, and co-workers to tell. When we hear each other deeply, we strengthen our compassion and resilience. You’ll all be part of the larger healing conversation we need as a human family.

    It will be tricky to get all these decks and my gratitude inside just one box. What’s more, I’ll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out ten Storm Journey Cards you can enjoy yourself or share with others. Thank you for being a part of the abundance that will make this campaign possible.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    15 Story Card Decks

    Amplify the story! Imagine more of us using spiritual tools like Storm Journey to engage the storms and challenges of our times. This Fifteen-Deck level is for the serious giver, for anyone who has bigger ideas for how these Story Cards will serve their community or bless their friends and family. And your generous support funds me to keep making spiritual art tools like these.

    Your box will be brimming with art and inspiration! I’ll say a prayer of gratitude for your generous support while I pack it. Then I’ll also take a deep breath of blessing, close my eyes, and draw out fifteen Storm Journey cards for you. In a second box, I'll mail your signed 11x14 "Story of Hope" art print. They’ll all arrive with so much love and thanks for your kindness and trust. Thank you!

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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    • 15× Hand-Picked Card
    • 15× Story Card Deck
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    "Fire Spirit" Original Art + 2 Decks

    “Fire Spirit” Original art + 2 Decks

    Warm your home or work space with an original art work. The Storm Journey story inspired this “Fire Spirit” multi-media painting, so it’s a perfect way to visually honor the intentions of resilience and community for years to come. (See image, at the bottom of the campaign section. Click on it for more details on my website. Watermark and typed text are not on the original painting.)

    In a second package, I’ll also send two Storm Journey Story Card Decks and two Story Cards drawn with blessing for you. You’ll have my thanks always for supporting this campaign in a big way!

    Unframed original art, free shipping, US addresses only.

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    20 Story Card Decks

    Change our cultural story! Share this creative tool for transformation far and wide. Use these twenty Storm Journey Decks for client sessions, waiting rooms, retreats, schools, and wherever you can imagine. Help shift our paradigm from struggle and individualism to vision and community. Your generosity helps me take this work farther out into the world to serve our collective healing and well-being.

    As I pack this wonderful stack of decks, I’ll close my eyes, take a deep breath of blessing, and draw out twenty Storm Journey Cards for you and yours. In a second box, I'll mail your signed 11x14 "Story of Hope" Art print. Your packages will arrive with my huge gratitude and with abundant blessing for your BIG support in this Storm Journey campaign. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

    Free shipping, US addresses only.

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