Thankful

My week did not begin on a high note. Spending over two days suffering from a stomach bug, and two more trying to recover, was not the most enjoyable experience. And yet, I find myself thankful. I’m thankful for having a family which let me rest and recuperate. Having two kids in the house over…

Proud papa

I don’t typically write about my family on my blog. I figure if they wanted share their lives with the online world they’d do it themselves1. When they do something public, however, I don’t mind letting the world know what they’ve been up to. This is one of those times. Last night our family travelled…

Unpacking Seekers Huddle

At the story reaches Woodhall I’m trying my hand at splitting the party up again. I’ve not been happy with the last few times I’ve attempted this, and may even cut those parts out of the final version of the story. This split, however, allows for a rather important revelation. Let’s unpack. Michael’s reticence I’ve…

Fiction Tuesday – Seekers’ Huddle

Today’s blog is the continuation of, Welcome to the Valleys. If you would like to catch up with the tale, the first section can be found at this link “Now where are they going?” Tollen grumbled as he saw his three friends being escorted to the Great House. “I suppose Walter and Jeremy are being escorted to the Town…

Illness – A Haiku

Still sick, so I decided to write a haiku about how I’m feeling. I love sabbath rest, but being ill is not restful. There’s so much to do. Family, writing, and work. Can’t do it. I’m sick.

Sick day

I am well into my 14 year as the Pastor of Central Baptist Church, today will be only the second time I’ve missed worship because of illness. Some people might think, “Yay, day off!” But that’s not me. I look forward to worship, and feel unbalanced when I’m unable to participate. To me, worship is…