Life’s Tapestry

#PositivelyPowerstories – May 12, 2020 – Episode 6

Powerstories Theatre stages true stories to open minds and hearts and inspire action worldwide.

Each week we will share 10 submissions or more from our neighbors around the city, country, and globe. Please enjoy all the stories that bring a smile to our faces and joy to our hearts. To send us your own story, visit  https://bit.ly/3dejPhU   to complete our form and upload your own work.

After you’ve finished, please click here to take a survey to let us know your favorites.

Video Submitted by Emma Lodgrigue

Hi, I’m Emma I’m 11 and live in Louisiana. I submitted a video in Quarantine Karaoke on Facebook. It’s a parody of Never Enough from The Greatest Showman that I titled “I’ve Had Enough.”

  • Raceland, LA

Video Submitted by Stephanie Hulbert

  • Zephyrhills, FL

Video Submitted by Tom Bronson

Some of the extraordinary talents of Tampa Bay come together in their isolation to entertain you with a parody of ‘One Day More’ from Les Miserables. Just stay strong!

  • Land O’Lakes, FL

Story Submitted by Lori Smith

Five Sentence story on what it’s like to Shelter-in-place in a Pandemic I watch the news and see the death numbers rise and the curve ascending. These four walls entomb me with my idleness. It’s a waiting game in this prison of laundry, cooking and cleaning, frayed nerves, and to-do list that lies in wait. […]

  • Tampa, FL

Video Submitted by Katie Welch

I know times can be tough right now. But what I’ve been doing is continuing writing my stories. The good thing about this virus is that I have some time to focus on my writing. Another thing is that I have been creating ideas for new YouTube videos. Like the current one, I’m getting a lot of videos together of other people singing the song Tomorrow from Annie with me.

  • Riverview, FL

Story Submitted by Leslie Farrell

This is not inspirational or anything, but my daughter and husband were here for a few days and we all (with one of my sons and husband) perused our old photo albums. This was joyful, reminiscing. Also, literally smelling the roses in my yard, which thankfully are blooming! And best of all, cleaning out our […]

  • Tampa, FL

Video Submitted by Kim Linton

Local business owners are coming together to provide “community kits” to families who need help as a result of the pandemic. We intend to help over 7,500 families in the Tampa Bay Area. Kits will include activities for kids, non-perishable foods, and health & wellness products. So far we’ve partnered with several local businesses (Psalms Brittle Co, Seventh Avenue Apothecary, Tampa Printer, MADE, and more). We’re still looking for product donations as well as donations. Text LOVE to 941-499-5933.

  • Tampa, FL

Story Submitted by Suzanne Austin-Hill

A Double Layer Heart-made Cake In our house, my husband is the King of the Kitchen and I am the Royal Taste-tester. On May 1st at the end of our seventh week of isolation (three weeks in Haymarket, VA and the remainder to date here at home in Ruskin, FL), he decided to make a […]

  • Ruskin, FL

Video Submitted by Lauren Butterfield

A hilarious musical parody to “On My Own” from Les Miserable. This comic music video shows the way introverts experience the quarantine during COVID pandemic.

  • Gulfport, FL

Story Submitted by Kriste Vogler

The beginning, just a normal photo wall of memories. Day 1. The first crayon drawing is placed, bets were made on how many photos and how long it would take them to notice. Day 2. After FaceTiming with my grandparents (the subjects of my first crayon replica) for an hour near this wall, I decided […]

The Reveal:

  • Tampa, FL

Episode 7 – Coming May 19