Category Archives: Story

The joy of storytelling

A Powerful Explosion

Imagine sitting in the stands at a drag race. You’ve been waiting for some time but still the cars have not rolled out to compete. In fact, you’ve been waiting for so long that all the ice in your soda … Continue reading

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Praying in a Womb

Waiting on God is like the process of being born. Let me explain. You pray for something and it doesn’t happen. And you pray some more, and nothing happens. And you pray till you run out of words, and still … Continue reading

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Hope for the New Year

I think the only way I can have hope these days is through my faith in God. It’s faith that gives me hope. There’s nothing better than to take a risk, to have courage in something that I can’t see … Continue reading

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Bug Crawling

Suppose writing is like bug crawling. You pick a window in the sun, an expanse that captures a breath of your life-sized dream. And the passion is to make it across that window as fast as you can because it’s … Continue reading

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Good Courage

Too often I lose sight of God. Fear gets in the way, and instead of living a life free in grace, I draw inward into a swamp that smothers the hope out of me. I become critical, struggling to swim … Continue reading

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Slowcream Joy

Why write? It can seem, in one’s own limited horizon, that unless writing brings you wealth, it serves no purpose. If a magazine won’t stick your name on the cover of its issue and circulate it to 30,000 subscribers who … Continue reading

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Why I Love to Write

When I was in high school my senior year, I convinced my baseball coach to let me out of weights so I could have a free period to write a book. In that early stage of my life, writing was … Continue reading

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