I'm writing adult fiction, magical realism specifically. My desire is to cultivate a community — whether in writing, here, or in person — where people can be transparent and real, while also giving hope, showing that love in all its complexity exists and inviting the imagination out to play. All I need from you is: be willing… Continue reading Willing
I put my "new" Royal De Luxe typewriter to good use this morning.
Numerous volunteer music teachers dedicate time, wisdom, gifting, and love into teaching children how to play musical instruments. They do this every week during the school year, to encourage consistent practice, improve skill, and build relationships with these young people. This all started from the vision of a business man who loved music and wanted… Continue reading Making Music and Joy
Loving others isn't always convenient or easy. The timing's often wrong. Plans were already set, deadlines looming. Lots to be done. But, coming together as a community and loving others involves standing by others and seeing them through difficult times, even if doing so causes discomfort or disruption to me.
After I finished LOVE, I felt like I wasn't done, yet. So, here's the second piece. Or, part two, if you like. Enjoy.
LOVE Love Opulent Valiant Everlasting
You get up, groggy and you fall out of bed, drag yourself to work, where the routine makes no sense. Don't ask questions. Act like you're dense. Once you're off the clock, not sure what to do. Take a random person to bed, smoke some skunk. Numb the pain, for there's no other gain. You're… Continue reading Formidable Love