Posts Tagged: writing

Why Jesus Wept

12Jun2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I just read the neatest thing, an insight I’d never considered before, concerning the shortest verse in the bible: “Jesus wept”. Could it be that He wept because he knew so well what he was asking Lazarus to give up? Lazarus had enjoyed four days in heaven before Jesus raised him from the dead…four days… Read more »

Never Give Up

30Mar2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

On April 11, when The Real Housewives of Dallas premieres on BravoTV, I’m going to have the thrill of witnessing a friend’s dream come true. I first met Tiffany Hendra almost ten years ago, when she was working as a costume manager for Muse of Fire and my nervous self went out to Hollywood to… Read more »

9-11: I’ll Never Forget

10Sep2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

For several years now, on 9-11, I’ve used a variation of this picture as my profile pic on Facebook. Almost 3,000 tiny dots all jammed into a space, a mosaic of black, white and brown. It takes a moment to realize that each white line frames a face. And that every speck of color is… Read more »

Thoughts on Writing

12Apr2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

There is no great writing, only great rewriting. ~ Justice Louis Brandeis I realized earlier today that the last magazine article I submitted had been rewritten at least twenty times. Twenty times! It started out as a 500-word newspaper column, printed almost nine years ago, when I was a total newbie to writing and absolutely… Read more »

My NASCAR Surprise

14Mar2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

NASCAR is just a redneck sport, right? I used to assume that. Now, you’d think that by my age, I’d know not to form judgments about things that I’m unfamiliar with. But I guess we all tend to do that to some degree. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Quik Trip Folds of… Read more »