How to be a Successful Indie Author

Photo by RetroSupply on Unsplash The Indie Revolution is here. Everyday more people take up the mantle of Indie Author and decide to write and publish their stories for the world to read. In fact, thousands of new books are published ever month. But the truth is that most of those books get read by … Continue reading How to be a Successful Indie Author

Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash That doesn't really sound like a lot of time, does it? These last two months, though, have potentially been the longest in my life if that makes sense. A lot has happened, both good and bad. Let me start at the beginning, Christmas night into the morning of the … Continue reading Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

The Funeral

The day went about how one might expect it would go, with many tears and fond remembrances. What is there to say, really? He's gone now. Nothing to do but move forward or risk getting caught in the trap that snared him. There are a few things I'll never forget, like escorting him between cities … Continue reading The Funeral

Welcome to Clown World – Part 1

Hi there. Welcome to Clown World! We used to call this place Earth, but white supremacists ruined that term for us because they are like, literally everywhere. Actually, Hitler himself was the president of the United States for four whole years. Thank the spaghetti monster that some brave people finally stood up to rig the … Continue reading Welcome to Clown World – Part 1

Swimming in the Sea of Pain

Photo by Francisco Gonzalez on Unsplash Depression isn't as uncommon as I once thought it was, so many of you will probably be able to relate with how I've been feeling. Let me start at the beginning... I've struggled with "emotional issues" my entire life. From overwhelming anxiety to all-encompassing depression; suicidal ideation; over-the-top excitement; … Continue reading Swimming in the Sea of Pain

A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Three

Photo by Bethany Laird on Unsplash Writing MusicWorship Medley Mash-Up Playlist 2020 Nehemiah Chapter Three Nehemiah chapter three is interesting. The entire thing consists mostly of a long list of people doing repairs in Jerusalem. At first glance it may seem like there isn't much to it, but a more thorough reading reveals some pretty … Continue reading A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Three

The Grace of God

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Writing MusicHoly Water by We The Kingdom I don't know if I can adequately describe how good it feels to know that God looks at me with love. The fact that He's forgiven me of so much is a miracle. I, like most of us, have done some really … Continue reading The Grace of God

Live By Faith, Not Feelings

Photo by Tony Eight Media on Unsplash I want to talk about the state of the world right now. You know, as well as I do, that the coronavirus has thrown this world into a kind of chaos that most people in history might only experience once in a generation. It seems like we've gone … Continue reading Live By Faith, Not Feelings

A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Two

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Writing MusicChristian Music Mix Chapter Two of Nehemiah tells us of Nehemiah's supplication before the king Artaxerxes, and his trip back to Judah to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. If you haven't read my post on Chapter One of Nehemiah, read it here. Nehemiah Chapter Two I'll start … Continue reading A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Two

Peace, Be Still.

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Writing MusicChristian music mix I've spent a lot of time planting seeds that never bear fruit. I think many of us get in this mindset where we just have to be going. Often it doesn't really matter where we're going, as long as we go. We assume that busyness … Continue reading Peace, Be Still.