In human creativity, we are encouraged to embrace imperfection. In divine creativity, we can embrace perfection.
Recently, I promoted New Creation at a book fair. It took a week to be ready. I made bookmarks. Bought a stand for a sign. Printed a price sign. Paid the entry fee. Bought candy to set on the table. Left the house at 8:30 am and got back home at 9 pm. Sold one book. Spring … Continue reading From Seedling to Mighty Oak
Writing and Discipleship: the Two Towers of my life.
Today I am celebrating the five-year anniversary of my first book being published! Writing has been my most important source of finding spiritual applications, so I thought I'd share just a few that I've learned throughout my five years since I've been published and the eleven years I've been writing. In no particular order... People that bought … Continue reading To Write the Love of God
Sometimes I hate being a writer. Okay, sometimes I hate being a writer that attempts to be realistic. Some background -- I set a series of stories in a fictitious town in a very real American state. Because multiple stories trace the history and people of the town, it becomes a character as well. Therefore, I can't just … Continue reading Satan: over millions in bridges sold!
It are National Grammar Day! (see what I did there?) The word "Grammar" is derived from the Greek "grammatikē technē" which means "art of letters," according to Wikipedia. Grammar is the set of rules by which sentences are structured; although we think of it as punctuation and spelling, it really means syntax and usage and … Continue reading The Grammar of Creation
To preface this post, I have to explain a little bit of my special working system. In order to focus, whether on work, cleaning, or writing, I have to use a number system. I give different projects or tasks a number between one and ten; I have ten slips of paper with a number on … Continue reading Corporate Cleromancy