- It all started with Jurassic Park (hence the T-Rex in the header). That novel introduced me to the wonder of books. A dinosaur story led me to the written world of Michael Crichton and I've been a reader ever since. Then, in 2009, I was encouraged to write my story - a memoir of my days as a college football player. Excited about the destination but intimidated by the journey, I sat in front of my computer, the only one awake in my sleeping house, and began Discovering Writing. More...
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I read about thirty to forty books a year and numerous magazines, but usually not the personal-experience type of literature.” -Gary L. Thomas, from “Sacred Marriage” When I ask about key principles for becoming a good writer, I almost always get … Continue reading
As a writer, is there anything better than writing about something important to you and getting paid to do it? Many of us write for the simple joy that is being a wordsmith, but there’s also plenty of us that … Continue reading
This is one of those books that kept coming up. Seemingly every person, and by person I mean woman, I know read and adores this book. I can’t remember how many ladies encouraged me to read this novel to better … Continue reading
I read quite frequently. We all read articles, blogs, websites, road signs, cereal boxes, and bills. Many of us read novels, memoirs, and non-fiction books written by literary giants and brilliant minds. I read all of those and more, but … Continue reading
Same Kind of Different As Me. “I don’t know how old Sister Bettie was when I met her, but right this minute she got a crown a’ hair just as white as a cloud on a summer day, and twinklin … Continue reading
Same Kind of Different As Me. “Deborah grew up in Snyder, a tumbleweed-tossed West Texas town so flat you could stand on a cow chip and see New Mexico. It’s an everybody-knows-your-business place where schoolchildren dream of traveling to exotic … Continue reading
Lenten Lands: My Childhood with Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis “Then off we went across the sea, the water sparkling with the ever moving scattered jewels of reflected sunlight, salt spray tingling our faces and flavouring our lips, the quiet … Continue reading
Lenten Lands: My Childhood with Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis “On the Heath amongst the gorse and hawthorn one might find the occasional rabbit, though starving city cats made their lives perilous; and even hints of other more interesting fauna, … Continue reading
Why, O God? Suffering and Disability in the Bible and the Church “Lord Jesus, do you see that wheelchair over there? Well, you were right. When you put me in it, it was a lot of trouble. But the weaker … Continue reading