Fear: an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. The first time I ever thought of that word was when I was told by a friend that I may have a chronic illness. I knew I had struggles, but they were just obstacles … Continue reading Are We Fearless?
Hello my fellow readers, I am super stoked about what's coming up the next two months. Starting next Saturday, I am doing a two-month long, mid-fall blog series on the topic "Grace Under Pressure." In this series, we will be receiving encouragement from some of my fellow young writers. We will be hearing from writers like … Continue reading Announcing…………
This is a guest post from a very good friend of mine and fellow young writer, Sara Willoughby~ All You Have to Be is a Dead Stick We were at a potluck for a baptism, and an older man, a family friend, came up to me with some encouragement to share. I’m not sure quite … Continue reading Dead Stick
“My fault, the destruction of Charn was never my fault.” I still remember writing those words in a short story as part of a high school writing assignment. Looking up from my notebook, I reread my assignment and the story. Read the destruction of Charn from Lewis’ Magician’s Nephew, and write the reply from the … Continue reading Decisions, decisions
Hello, my peoples! I have come to share with you one of my joys of writing, and I would like to start with…. *character clears throat* Ahem *author stares back* Like I was saying, one of the joys of writing is when we ourselves as authors and writers get to play as characters on what … Continue reading Story Day: When authors become characters
Wow! I can’t believe that the school year almost upon us and the beauty of fall is just around the corner. A few weeks ago, I was able to attend the world premiere of the movie “Amelia 2.0”. Believe me, it was amazing. The overall film was beautifully done and I was glad I waited … Continue reading Anxiety and World Premieres
Hello readers, As you may have noticed, I did not write for the entire month of July on this blog. Why? Well, as anyone who wants to do their job well, I needed to take a break from writing and set a plan, schedule, etc on what I was going to write when, how to … Continue reading My reason for not writing
Usually, I don’t talk about my driving adventures all that much only because it's purely mundane. Work, the grocery store, library, school…...places around town that consisted of pavement or old brick roads. Well, Thursday was a different driving experience. The gravel road. Now, I’m not just talking about tarred gravel, I’m referring to rock gravel. … Continue reading The Road Less Graveled
Take me out of the game coach I don’t wanna play no mo If can’t give it all I got and leave it out there on the court Thank you for the Grace for the will and the desire Got me Living for your glory stead of living to retire But pray I never tire … Continue reading More Than A Game
(photo credit: Peekaboo Kabuki) The other night, I had an “Aha” moment. I knew I had dealt with sensory integration dysfunction my entire life, but it never really got, what I would consider, out of control. Some might call it being a complete clutz, but I like to think of it as being unSENSORed. Or … Continue reading S. O. S.