10 Things I wish I knew when I was 20

1. Education is expensive but potentially a worthy investment if you know what you want in life. A lot of students stumble into universities and pick a degree based on limited knowledge and experience. Picking a degree like picking a tattoo design on a whim off the wall of a tattoo parlor sounds fun but … Continue reading 10 Things I wish I knew when I was 20

Writing Exercise: “Selling” a Very Used Grill on Marketplace

I’m actually going to give it away because it was a gift in the first place. Buyer will be pleasantly surprised. Want steak? Got it! Chicken? Done! Veggies? Boom! Burgers and Dogs? Forget about it!! This grill will give you the summer experience you deserve and then some! Does she have a few obvious signs … Continue reading Writing Exercise: “Selling” a Very Used Grill on Marketplace

7 Books to Stay Motivated in Quarantine

My Featured Witty Wednesday Blogger this week is Asha Seth of badbookthief. Asha is a writer, an avid reader, dog lover, copywriter by trade, and an "alto-phobic who wants to go cliff-jumping someday." In her free time, she writes poems and short stories which she share on her blog. The post of hers below caught my eye and I … Continue reading 7 Books to Stay Motivated in Quarantine

5 Essentials for a Better Bible Study

Yesterday marked the first completion of reading the Bible through in a year for me. 2019 was a great year of faith building and growth in Christ and I believe this was largely due to a consistent time with God in His Word and in prayer. Here I'm compiling five things that made the most … Continue reading 5 Essentials for a Better Bible Study

A Song for Someone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvWcvGNLnMI&feature=share Part of my writing story is musical. There was about a 5 year period I persued a career in music in the early-mid 2000's. I had one such song pop in my head today out of nowhere (thank you Jesus). It's been awhile since I'd listened to this song written over 10 years ago. … Continue reading A Song for Someone

6 Tips on Discovering Your Writing Voice

I've never been a big U2 fan, but I admit that they are likely the greatest rock band of my generation.  Whether you're a fan or not you can't deny the impact they have had on music and culture.  Bono is more than just a front man to many.  His message has authority from his … Continue reading 6 Tips on Discovering Your Writing Voice

I didn’t feel like typing today

I'm reading The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron lately and have agreed to write what she calls the "Morning Pages". She says that three pages are the minimum but I don't feel like doing that much. The goal is to turn the fawcett of creativity early on in the day in the hopes of it … Continue reading I didn’t feel like typing today

5 questions to ask yourself before your next ‘Drop the Mic’ presentation

Pastor, writer, and communicator aficionado Andy Stanley has five questions that he asks himself while preparing a communication piece. He's most well known for his weekly teachings as the lead pastor at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta Georgia, but he is also extremely well known for his conference speaking, books and leadership podcast. It … Continue reading 5 questions to ask yourself before your next ‘Drop the Mic’ presentation