In the forest is a stream that carries all my fears away. The water grips my open hand with promises of yesterday. The promise of a time before the world became a lonely place, to days I stood on muddy banks and had eternity to play. The water takes my pain downstream, immune to all […]Read more "The whisper of the stream"
It has recently been gnawing at my brain like a slow, but increasingly painful memory. I have not written anything down in months. Not that I haven’t thought about…oh my how I have thought about it. But it seems that every time I get just a little bit excited about something, a switch flips in […]Read more "oops, I did it again"
Anyone who tells you that succeeding in life is easy is either selling something or has set the bar for success so incredibly low that anyone with a pulse has better than a punchers chance at achieving it. While it’s true that success looks drastically different for everyone, there are some general guidelines that […]Read more "Two truths and a…truth."
Lately I have been noticing something. And while this thing that I’ve noticed is not new, I definitely failed to make the connection until just recently. What I’m referring to is the state of our society, and how it relates to the conditions of our hearts. Let me be clear, I don’t believe that […]Read more "The issue of our hearts"
For far too long my heart has wept. In endless depths my soul has slept. The time has come for me to breathe. The fresh air welcome, turned to the breeze. I took the bait and sealed my spirit, letting only darkness in. The struggles of a starving artist, oh where, my love, do I […]Read more "Arise my sleeping heart"
Lately I have found myself searching for motivation. I have always been on the spectrum of procrastination, but over the last few years I have gradually shuffled further down the gradient. I blame myself…clearly, but I don’t think the situation is as black and white as some people make it out to be. Through nature, […]Read more "When the sun just doesn’t shine"
Prompt: Write a letter to the reader of a novel you haven’t written yet. To whom it may concern, The novel you are about to read is the culmination of years of blood, sweat, and tears. And while I don’t expect you to hold it in the same regard as I do, I would ask […]Read more "A letter to the reader"
I would like to send a warm welcome to anyone reading this blog post. As this is my first of many posts as part of a new endeavor, I would like to ask for patience and understanding from the readers. I have always had a passion for writing, and this is my first attempt, in […]Read more "To new beginnings"