A Quick Thought

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”

A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak.  “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” -Mark Twain  “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still,Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Novel News Update

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”

A Kind Word…

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…”

A Quick Thought…

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…”

A Quick Thought…

   Seen this picture a hundred times all over the Internet…and it still makes me think each time. Perspective can be everything. Maybe right now God has you in a place you long to escape. Yet when you view your situation from His perspective, it all makes sense. So the question remains: would you ratherContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Only Mere Words…

To a writer this is blasphemy. The power of words is staggering, able to split the heart and soul. Able to move nations to greatness and smash empires into nothing. They can forge friendships between enemies, and betray the trust given by our dearest friends. Words, written or spoken, are a fierce fire that canContinue reading “Only Mere Words…”

A Quick Thought…

What is success that it can be measured? What formula or quantification method shall we use to define a successful life?  What if success was merely offering a single word of encouragement that turns someone from a path of destruction? What if a simple act of kindness given to someone who hates you could changeContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Those that Hate You…

We all have that one person in our lives that just seems to harbor immense hatred towards us. Each and every time you interact with this person, you feel their anger seething behind their smiling face. The reasons for their animosity may be apparent to all parties, or you may be dumbfounded by the otherContinue reading “Those that Hate You…”