story {pt. 4}

“And so my prayer is that your story will have involved some leaving and some coming home, some summer and some winter, some roses blooming out like children in a play. My hope is your story will be about changing, about getting something beautiful born inside of you about learning to love a woman or … Continue reading

story {pt. 2}

When it comes to character development, there’s usually a lot of pain involved. You don’t grow without being stretched through uncomfortable situations and choosing to rise up to the challenge. There comes a point when the character must decide that instead of some random character, they are going to be the hero and do whatever … Continue reading

Story {pt. 1}

The concept of story keeps cropping up in my life. Through Bible study. Through my sporadic readings of trendy authors. Through word of mouth. Through seemingly random conversations. It’s like God’s trying to grab my attention. To get me to re-rethink story. A few weeks ago, I re-read A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, … Continue reading

Fear Not {part two}

What you can’t see in this picture are the notes scribbled all over the rest of the two pages. The ballpoint pen engraved the words on the paper, making them last longer than the dry black ink. I felt like sharing some of the notes. Not because I’m a spiritual giant who has a monopoly … Continue reading


I’ve been reading quite a bit of non-fiction lately. Graduate school is expensive and I can’t decide on what to pursue, so I’m trying to continue my education through the public library system. The beauty of it is that you can study whatever you want to whatever depth you want. One week it may be … Continue reading