Independence Day Quotes

July 4, 1776. We honor that day long ago, and yet not so long, when our forefathers were fighting and dying for freedom. The continental congress, as representatives of each new state, made the decision that those lives would be laid down for something greater: a new nation built upon the principle of liberty. Let’sContinue reading “Independence Day Quotes”

A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. The world is filled with words, but consider the powerful calming effect of listening to the breaking of waves on a beach or enjoying the still expectation of the sun rising over the horizon. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak. “The right wordContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Writing to Me Is:

An Outlet for Joy or Frustration. I write to express my thoughts and humble opinions concerning politics, religion, the economy, etc.  An Exercise in Introspection When reading my work, you will find that my characters examine their actions and motives pretty thoroughly. It is one of my own character traits that I place in allContinue reading “Writing to Me Is:”

A Quick Thought…

Sometimes we say and/or do things before considering all the consequences. Though we may not mean to, our words and acts can become stumbling blocks to others. As a Christian, one of the greatest shames and what keeps me awake at night is the thought of causing anyone to stumble in their faith or doubtContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

Open to Interpretation… There is much talk (and always us been) that certain parts of scripture is outdated, or that it means something other than what the words clearly state (verbatim), or the post-modernist view that the Bible is completely up to individual interpretation. For those who ascribe to such, consider the following:  “But knowContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Novel News Update

Well after over a month of editing, I’ve finally turned my manuscript back into my publisher and signed off on all changes and corrections. The Chronicles of Alethia: The Heir Comes Forth has moved beyond the editing phase and is now moving into formatting and production! On another important notes, one of my favorite partsContinue reading “Novel News Update”

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…”