We are a nation of movie-buffs, bibliophiles, and TV junkies. We love our stories. Even many of our non-fiction books, documentaries, music, and even video games are story-driven. ...continue reading "Tell Me a Story"
Two weeks ago I wrote an article detailing the night I broke my back in a fall from my school's roof. An odd thing happened one week later. A crew of window cleaners were suspended by ropes outside my office window and one of them fell 50 feet to the ground. ...continue reading "Three Things I Learned from Being in an Emergency"
"And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"
Esther 4:14, New American Standard Bible
I am prone to minor obsessions. If I find a book, movie, show, or topic that alights my imagination, I tend to think about, dream about it, have imaginary conversations about it, and then inexplicably, I move on.
My latest minor obsession is George Washington's Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring. ...continue reading "For Such a Time as This"
“If you were to rush into this room right now
and announce that you had struck a deal
with God, Allah, Buddha, Christ, Krishna, Bill Gates, whomever–in which the ten years since my diagnosis could be magically taken away, in for ten more years as the person I was before–
I would, without a moment's hesitation, tell you to take a hike.”
Michael J. Fox, Lucky Man: A Memoir
We all wear multiple titles under our name: what we do for a living, who we are in our family and among our friends, our hobbies, accomplishments, and many other factors. In 1999, I gained two new and unwelcome monikers—“the teacher who fell off the roof of the school” and “incomplete paraplegic”. ...continue reading "Legend of My Fall"
I am one of many Americans that would pay good money if I could be guaranteed that I never again had to hear a song from the movie Frozen. Or Everything is Awesome from the Lego Movie. I've heard comedians make similar jokes about the songs from The Lion King.
And then I remember ET from my own childhood. You know, The Extra-Terrestrial? Reese's Pieces? Phone home, any one? The adults mocked us for our tears and devotion to the little creature, but I was profoundly moved by his journey. ...continue reading "What’s your most beloved childhood story?"
Day one of WordPress Word Camp, Denver 2015 has come and gone and the number one thing I learned is the same thing I've known all along. Writers write. ...continue reading "Reflections on Word Camp, Denver 2015: Day One"
Jesus - Mt 1:21
Prince of Peace - Is 9:6
Mighty God - Is 9:6
Wonderful Counselor - Is 9:6
Holy God - Mk 1:24
Lamb of God - John 1:29
Prince of Life - Acts 3:15
Lord God Almighty - Rev 15:3
Lion of the Tribe of Judah - Rev 5:5 ...continue reading "And thou shalt call his name"
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