Thrive: Digging Deep, Reaching Out. Mark Hall with Tim Luke. Zondervan. 230 pages. I’m always a little leery of the book they give out each year at our faculty colloquium at Southwestern Adventist University. In years past, I have tended to either bury them in my library or give them to my wife or friends … More Review: “Thrive” by Mark Hall
It’s amazing how much of my life is motivated by guilt. When I’m not writing, I feel guilty for not doing so. Then when I start writing, I usually get obsessive about it, and I neglect something else, like getting ready for classes, which start here in four weeks, which makes me feel guilty again. … More Still Alive. Still Kicking. Still Writing.
I was in love. I might have thought I had been in love before, but I really hadn’t know what love was until I met Shelly. She was my world, my future, and everything I thought about. I asked Robert, my college roommate and best friend, what he thought about her. “She’s great…I guess,” he … More A Lover’s Challenge
“Some days you eat the bear. Some days the bear eats you.” –Unknown As long as I have been a writer, I’ve been interested in learning and studying famous writers and how they work and live. One of the things that comes out of that research is the fact that depression is a common factor … More Unhappy Camper: The Link Between Writing and Depression
Hiya Gang: I’ve been busy with the last few weeks of school, so that’s the most likely reason why you haven’t heard much from me. I teach my very last class of the school year in about an hour. Then finals are next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Grading tests shouldn’t be much of a problem; … More Final Exams, Moving and Decisions
Well, the good news is that Shelly and I survived Spring Break. Gavin, our eight-year-old grandson spent the week with us, and we have learned that all life as we know it comes to a screeching halt when the grandson comes to town. Makes me wonder how I ever got anything done when I had … More To Spring Break, And Beyond
As you can see, I’m not in much of a conversational mood. I haven’t been for several weeks. First, I had my book launch for The Key of Solomon. That went about as well as could be expected. We had a pretty good showing at the book signing at the Texas Adventist Book Center, and … More Soooo. Bla, bla, bla, bla, bla…..