Factober

As many of you know I travel a good bit and do not get to see my friends and family as much as I would like.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or

How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The return to the "Father from whom all fatherhood takes its name" allows m

The return to the "Father from whom all fatherhood takes its name" allows me to let my dad be no less than the good, loving, but limited human being he is, and to let my heavenly Father be the God whose unlimited, unconditional love melts away all resentm
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I realized that my truest passion was for helping people change through fai

I realized that my truest passion was for helping people change through faith in a higher power. That meant, for me, belonging to the church. Using my abilities to bring Christian doctrine to a postmodern world.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Do you ever wonder whether people would like you more or less if they could

Do you ever wonder whether people would like you more or less if they could see inside you? But I always wonder about that. If people could see me the way I see myself—if they could live in my memories—would anyone, anyone, love me?
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

There is nothing like the moment you connect with a reader! Nothing like th

There is nothing like the moment you connect with a reader! Nothing like the response that you get when what you have written touches someone in some way. It's a moment in which your work is almost a co-creation, you and the reader joining forces to make
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..."Dont marry an orange and expect him to turn into an apple." If you want

..."Dont marry an orange and expect him to turn into an apple." If you want an orange, great. If not, put him back in the proverbial fruit bowl for someone else to enjoy and move on.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Time falls on us, like rain, it falls like rain until we drown in it, and s

Time falls on us, like rain, it falls like rain until we drown in it, and sometimes, it's like the drains overflow, and time just - pools up, it seeps, it gathers in the corners.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Most likely, they were writing the same type of macho bullshit that I wrote

Most likely, they were writing the same type of macho bullshit that I wrote, trying to sound tough with their words in case words were all that made it home.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

What's meant to be will always find a way

What's meant to be will always find a way
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Well then," Roen said briskly, "are you sleeping?""Yes.""Come now. A mother

Well then," Roen said briskly, "are you sleeping?""Yes.""Come now. A mother can tell when her son lies. Are you eating?""No," Brigan said gravely. "I've not eaten in two months. It's a hunger strike to protest the spring flooding in the south.""Gracious,"
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It is hard not to feel that there must be something very wrong with much of

It is hard not to feel that there must be something very wrong with much of what we do in school, if we feel the need to worry so much about what many people call 'motivation'. A child has no stronger desire than to make sense of the world, to move freely
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago