I used to teach creative writing to middle schoolers while I was living overseas. I had compiled a booklet of creative writing prompts for my students to use over the summer. Now that the schools are closed due to Covid-19, I am having my sons do 20 minutes of writing each day. They are usingContinue reading “Writing Prompts”
Martin Luther had this to say during the bubonic plague: “You ought to think this way: “Very well, by God’s decree, the enemy has sent us poison and deadly offal.Therefore, I shall ask God mercifully to protect us. Then I shall fumigate, help purify the air, administer medicine, and take it.I shall avoid places andContinue reading “Loving Our Neighbors”
In 1948, C.S. Lewis wrote a paper titled “Living In An Atomic Age” after the atomic bomb was developed. I think his words ring true for this age of COVID-19. “In one way we think a great deal too much of the atomic bomb. ‘How are we to live in an atomic age?’ I amContinue reading “Words from C.S. Lewis”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. Stay tuned….this site will improve as I work through more tutorials on blogging. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
My blog is a personal challenge for myself to be vulnerable. I’ve always associated vulnerability with weakness. I grew up learning to hide shame and fear behind a mask of “I’m okay” only to have all that ripped off and healed through many events I encountered on the mission field and through reading authors likeContinue reading “Daring Greatly”