Writing has so much to give, so much to teach, so many surprises. That thing you had to force yourself to do---the actual act of writing---turns out to be the best part. It's like discovering that while you thought you needed the tea ceremony for the caffeine, what you really needed was the tea ceremony. … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Reward
“Writing is something you do alone. It's a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."John Green Today is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the 40 Days of Lent. The past few years, I’ve re-examined and re-arranged many aspects of the Catholicism … Continue reading The Silent Newsfeed
“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet Resolutions Suck Every new year, I reflect on the past 365 days and think about how I can do better. Be better. … Continue reading Word for 2018: Simplicity
“The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step, while the dull win the race with eyes closed.” - Bethany Brookbank, Write like no one is reading I over-think everything. Every. Thing. Getting up in the morning is a battle of Thorian proportions: I’m exhausted. But how exhausted am I on a … Continue reading Ready or Not!