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We Become What We Worship

It is an interesting truth: we become what we worship. That is to say, we emulate—or become like—the people (and things) we most admire. To understand this concept, we have to understand the origins of the word worship. The word worship comes from the Old English worðscip or wurðscip —or worthship—meaning "condition of being worthy, dignity, glory, distinction, honor, renown." To worship … Continue reading We Become What We Worship


The Beauty of Your Brokenness

This may surprise you, but if you are feeling tired and broken inside then you are probably in a very good place. Don't get me wrong, a prolonged feeling of brokenness can be unhealthy and damaging—but periodic feelings of brokenness are actually quite necessary for overall growth. We become stronger people when we are forced to reevaluate and rebuild our … Continue reading The Beauty of Your Brokenness

I’m Giving You My New Novel for FREE

After years of working on several different versions of my novel, and after six months of GRUELING work (seriously, this was the most challenging creative endeavor of my life) it's published! And I'm giving the Kindle Edition away for FREE on December 15 and 16 (today and tomorrow). I'm doing this for two reasons: #1 … Continue reading I’m Giving You My New Novel for FREE

A Sneak Peak at My New Book!

Last week, I announced that I am finally publishing my first fiction novel on October 7th of this year. Today, I'm going to give you a sneak peak at some of the cover art (created by the exceptionally talented Howard Lyon), followed by some additional information about the book. Now, given the expression on this raven's face, you might … Continue reading A Sneak Peak at My New Book!

Did J.K. Rowling Just Prevent a Suicide?

J.K. Rowling, author of the phenomenal Harry Potter series, may have just prevented a suicide. Remarkably, she didn't do it through the use of magic, but through the use of words. This shouldn't surprise us because words are, as Dumbledore stated, "our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.” In … Continue reading Did J.K. Rowling Just Prevent a Suicide?