Lighten Up?

My friend Hugh Hollowell (yes, I am a shameless name-dropper) recently posted a blog entry titled Why So Serious? In it, he tells us that some people think he’s a bit too…, well, serious. That’s a myth easily dispelled with just a few minutes at Love Wins. It’s one I attribute it to the imperfect medium that […]

Sometimes, You Are The Light

The muse doesn’t seem to visiting today, so enjoy this blast from the past while I try to jumpstart the creative process for the rest of the week.  Two quotes motivated this piece. One, from author Robert Fulghum and another by a Raleigh photographer. The first, from Fulghum, came about when he asked noted peace […]

God Has a Plan

Often, I hear people talk about God’s plan, as if it’s a road map for their life. I’ve never liked that. The idea that God has made this detailed plan for my life makes me wonder why God even needs me to be involved. Telling me that free will entails whether or not I decide to […]

The Current Unpleasantness

Wednesday, I wrote about the unrest caused in Libya and Egypt by an independent film that showed Islam and the prophet Mohammed in, shall we say, a less than flattering light. 5 Americans were killed, including ambassador Chris Stevens. Since then, more information has come to light. Things like supposed film maker doesn’t exist. Well, he […]