In my first book about the Wise Men, the youngest Magus searches for mention of a new star in Persian and other cultures’ writings. Frustrated at the enormity of the task, he likens it to digging for treasure in the city’s trash heap….
Kindness seems to be in short supply these days. COVID + political mudslinging + family stressors + financial woes has created a perfect storm, sucking kindness into its vortex like Dorothy’s house in The Wizard of Oz….
Writers often suffer from “imposter syndrome.” Self-doubt and a sense of intellectual fraudulence override feelings of competence, despite external proofs otherwise. Christians often suffer from imposter syndromes, too. A particularly damaging one is “anxious-for-nothing syndrome.”…
Last week I got an affirmation from God. But I’m not sure what to do with it….
I’m taking a book launch course. It’s kicking my butt….
Life is full of substitutions. Often that connotes making do with something less than the ideal—like subbing fennel seeds for anise or subbing a second-string pitcher for an injured closer. Hopefully a good swap works nearly as well as the real deal….