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Words Fall In: An Interview with Lauri Schoenfeld

By Melonie Cannon

Not only is Lauri Schoenfeld a diverse writer, she is an advocate and healer for hurt souls. A survivor of abuse and child scoliosis, Lauri has overcome those challenges and through deep introspection guides others along the same healing path. She is the greater of Inner Enlightenment, a business built around connecting to your inner …

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WORDS FALL IN: A Vision of Heavenly Mother

By Melonie Cannon

“We have been lost to each other for so long. My name means nothing to you. My memory is dust. This is not your fault, or mine. The chain connecting mother to daughter was broken and the word passed to the keeping of men, who had no way of knowing.” Anita Diamont I denied it. …

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Words Fall In: An Interview with Bethany Brady Spalding & McArthur Krishna

By Melonie Cannon

I LOVE THIS EPISODE!!!! I kept cheering as I edited this podcast because of all the wisdom nuggets my two guests kept eloquently sharing. Bethany Brady Spalding and McArthur Krishna are the authors of the book series Girls Who Chose God. Segullah has reviewed their books before, which you can find here and here, but …

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WORDS FALL IN- A Segullah Podcast with Markay Brown

By Melonie Cannon

Markay Brown has wisdom. She has lived a life of love and loss. In our podcast, she tells us a little about it, but wants us to really find and get to know her through her poetry. It is in the written word where Markay truly opens up. Through an extensive use of metaphor, this …

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“WORDS FALL IN” PODCAST – 2019 POETRY WINNERS

By Melonie Cannon

IT’S THE 12TH EPISODE of the Segullah Podcast “Words Fall In,” and I am so happy to have interviewed the four winners of our 2019 Poetry Contest. Please see the Journal tab to read their poems or follow this link. Sarah Dunster, Melody Newey Johnson, Kathryn Knight Sonntag, and Dayna Patterson all discuss their poems …

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Striking a Balance: Words Fall In with guest Lara Niedermeyer

By Melonie Cannon

We are so happy to showcase one of Segullah’s past poetry editors, Lara Niedermeyer, in this month’s podcast. She has a unique outlook and strong voice. In my opinion, the feeling in her poetry can best be described as though one is standing alone in the desert and suddenly the ring of distant church bells …

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SEGULLAH PODCAST: WORDS FALL IN with Dayna Patterson

By Melonie Cannon

Today’s podcast is so amazing to listen to that I broke it into two parts! I just couldn’t edit out anymore of my wonderful conversation with Dayna Patterson. She is a writer, editor, and a beautiful poet. She is a co-editor (with Tyler Chadwick and Martin Pulido) of Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry, …

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“THE SOULFUL ACT OF TRUTH TELLING”

By Melonie Cannon

When I found out that Carolyn McGraw does Poetry Therapy, I couldn’t wait to get her on Segullah’s podcast to hear her story and to explain what she does. YOU ARE GOING TO BE SO HAPPY YOU TOOK THE TIME TO LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST!! A former teacher in Sacrmento schools, Carolyn used poetry for …

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Words Fall In: Podcast featuring a “Voice from Down Under”

By Melonie Cannon

This episode of the Segullah Writer’s Podcast features Kel Purcill, our resident Aussie writer, describing her life and writing. In this interview, Kel opens up to some hard things that she has experienced. She is always honest, courageous and not afraid to “sit in the mud” and examine everything around her in her search for …

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WORDS FALL IN: SEGULLAH PODCAST

By Melonie Cannon

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T HEARD, WE HAVE A BOOK OUT!!! Today on our podcast you will hear snippits from a few of the author’s in the book SEASONS OF CHANGE: STORIES OF TRANSITION by the writers of Segullah. There are so many beautiful writers in this book, I wish I could interview …

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