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The Difficulties of Christianity

By | August 27, 2013

“Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton We fail at Christianity when we think it covers only attending group meetings to listen to speeches, memorization of information about the speeches, and obedience to rules that keeps us only going to group meetings… Read More »

These Things I Believe

By | August 4, 2013

Every so often people question my Christian faith. Here’s what I believe: I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was… Read More »

About Trayvon and George

By | July 15, 2013

To my friends and family on Facebook who keep posting stuff to me on how George Zimmerman was innocent, Trayvon Martin was a thug, and that you also cannot understand why black people are so upset over the loss of life of some kid in Florida. You’re not listening. You’re not listening to the people… Read More »

Yevgenyi and the Red Balloons

By | February 13, 2013

A short story / flash fiction inspired by this photo: http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/enhanced/web05/2011/11/4/13/enhanced-buzz-wide-10297-1320426466-18.jpg “Hurry up, Yevgeniy! You’re going to make us all late!” Masha was laying out the fish and sliced onions for the afternoon meal, checking the rising dough for the piroshkis, smelling the warm mixture of chopped onions and beef and cabbage for the stuffing.… Read More »

The Key to Being a Productive Writer

By | February 5, 2013

There is one key thing to do when you want to be a productive writer. You simply write. And write and write and write. I had not worked on my latest MS (tentatively titled “Many Waters”) for about 2 months. It was a NaNoWriMo effort, and after NaNoWriMo was over, I just couldn’t look at… Read More »