“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” -Harper Lee This is a rehash of a post from several years ago, yet the message remains very relevant today. In light of everything that is happening in our world, I figured someContinue reading “Tempted to Surrender”
April 6, 1917 One hundred years ago today, after repeated demands that Germany end its unrestricted submarine warfare on United States shipping and the publication of the Zimmerman Telegraph, the United States Congress formally declared war on Germany, marking America’s entrance into the Great War (World War I). I want to say thank you toContinue reading “100 Years After The Great War”
This being my first year as a new author, it really has been a year overflowing with blessings. The acceptance of my manuscript at the end of ’15 and the eventual publication of my first novel, The Chronicles of Alethia: The Heir Comes Forth, on August 30, 2016 has been both a gratifying and aContinue reading “Author Report ’16”
Sometimes the difference between a mountain and a mole-hill is our attitude while scaling it.
You can’t change the past, no matter how much you may want to do so. The guilt and shame of your past mistakes may haunt you. You’ll be going along just fine and then a song or a familiar face or some other reminder will bring all those memories back to the surface. If youContinue reading “Can God Really Forgive Me?”
What is the best point in history to live? As a historian, there are many many time periods I would love to visit, but if Ihad to choose one to live out the rest of my days I would choose one of the most boring (regardless of the era). Why? Great wars and calamities makeContinue reading “A Quick Thought”
03/07/2016 I can see a light at the end of this tunnel. Still knee deep in edits, but I can at least see the end. Still keeping on schedule and allowing the mounting excitement to continue unabated! In between reading and editing, I’ve been working with an artist to draw a beautiful new map forContinue reading “Novel News Update”
When life seems unfair, when we feel misused, when every day becomes a burden, our focus tends to shift from others to ourselves. We are beset on all sides by evil, whether we see it or not. I’m not talking about people, but evil spirits tempting us and telling us there is no hope. Don’tContinue reading “A Kind Word…”
Attitude is everything. The way we decide to view any situation can change its impact and meaning. Bad circumstances can be viewed as a testing ground for our faith and character. Keep this in mind as you travel life’s journey. You attitude, in many ways, will determine what you get out of the lessons alongContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”
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