I Write Because the World Needs More Honesty

Why do I write? Why do I feel compelled to write down the jumbled up thoughts bouncing around in my head? I mean, it's not as if the words magically flow out of my head and through my fingertips with great ease, that's for sure. The process of writing is not easy. To be honest,…

Just a Poem I Wrote (Because sometimes that’s what I do…)

Memories of My Childhood   Standing on tiptoe, my eyes search the dark recesses of the closet…   There it is.   I reach up, slide the box off the shelf, and crouch down.   Gently I place the box on the floor in front of me.   I peel back the cardboard flaps, somewhat…

Yet Another Rant

But it's been a while, so I guess you could say I was long overdue. This issue has been simmering for quite a while now; I haven't been sure how or when or even if it should be addressed, but today I am throwing caution to the wind and I've decided to just start writing/whining. (I've made…

The Daniel Plan: Final Thoughts

It's over. Done. Complete. Finito. (Not sure if that's really a word, but it has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?) My Daniel Plan small group has reached the end of the road. And truth be told, I'm a little sad. As much as I am going to appreciate a less hectic Monday, I will miss…

A Poem of Contemplation

For as long as I can remember, writing has been a passion of mine. In grade school, I remember the excitement I felt when a writing project was assigned. While many of my classmates groaned in disapproval, I started imagining the possibilities. I still have a box in the basement filled with writing from my early…