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Writers on Writing

“We are the only ones who can tell our stories because we are the only ones who have lived them.” – Susan Wittig Albert*

Words Whisper in my Ear – Or Scream in my Head… 466 more words


Reassert Your Mastery

A work in progress quickly becomes feral. It reverts to a wild state overnight. . . it is a lion growing in strength. You must visit it every day and reassert your mastery over it.

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Sermon: Perseverance

Say these words after me: All Scripture is God-breathed, and is useful for teaching, reproof, correction, and training in righteousness.

That’s 2 Timothy 3:16: All-Scripture is God-breathed. 3,249 more words



Eskimo: “If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?”
Priest: “No, not if you did not know.”
Eskimo: “Then why did you tell me?”
Annie Dillard

Becoming an Oak

For some reason known only to our canine brothers, I love chasing squirrels. I don’t know what I would do with one if I caught one, but I do enjoy tracing their paths in the park, the intentionally erratic nature of their flight proves to amuse this well-intentioned pursuer. 419 more words


50BooksIn2016 #1

This year I have set myself the enjoyable task of reading at least 50 books. And as if that isn’t ambitious enough, I intend to make an illustration after each one I finish. 80 more words