Writer’s Workshop: Religion fascinates me

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.” ― … Continue reading Writer’s Workshop: Religion fascinates me

Guest Post by Brian Holers, author of Doxology

Currently I am reading a book by Brian Holers called, Doxology. His writing style is conversational, drawing you in immediately. The characters have depth, emotion and are easy to relate to. (Plus the author is easy on the eyes.) I do plan on reviewing it next week, but in the mean time, I am very … Continue reading Guest Post by Brian Holers, author of Doxology

Giving God the left-overs

I used to dread Sundays, even as a kid. It was always a mad rush to shower, get dressed, eat breakfast and bolt out the door for church. Most of the time the car ride was filled with frustration. "Why didn't you brush your hair before we left?" "Seriously! That is what you chose to … Continue reading Giving God the left-overs

When I Said Blizzard, I Meant Dairy Queen

There is something kind of surreal about driving into a snow storm. It's beautiful and engaging. The speedometer says you are moving but it feels like the car is standing still, like you're sitting in an IMAX movie theater watching 3-D  wind and huge flakes of snow pelting your windshield. You can't see past the faint illumination … Continue reading When I Said Blizzard, I Meant Dairy Queen

Reconciling with Elizabeth Gilbert

I have finally finished reading Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love. Looking at the work as a whole, I am filled with a different opinion of the beginning of her story. Gilbert's whininess and over-dramatization of her failing marriage serves more as a mirror into the soul of so many women who struggle with being wholly … Continue reading Reconciling with Elizabeth Gilbert