Showing Up

“I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning. ”Peter De Vries How many times have I wanted to feel inspired? Inspiration is allusive and fickle. Instead of waiting for it to come, it's best to plop into my writing chair and put pen to paper… Continue reading Showing Up

Exploring the Westlands

It began with a trip to Books-a-Million and buy two and get one free deal. I purchased the first three books in Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series. I love epic fantasy novels, but Jordan's (and later Brandon Sanderson's) books intimidated me because of their length. For example, the Eye of the World weighs… Continue reading Exploring the Westlands

But Who are You (to Namedrop)?

“The evil spirit answered them, “I know Jesus, and I recognize Paul—but who are you?”  (Acts 19:15, CSB) Namedropping is embarrassing. We’ve all witnessed it and cut our eyes, forcing a fake smile, hoping the namedropper doesn’t notice. It’s meant to impress, but when it’s obvious, all it does is fill the room with awkwardness.… Continue reading But Who are You (to Namedrop)?