A Deferred Hope

Hope deferred makes the heart sick –¬†or how I’m looking at this right now, unfulfilled dreams hurts. As a general rule, I’m an optimistic person. I look for the silver lining in a situation and tend to find it. The world doesn’t need more negativity or depression. I do have those negative emotions, but if […]

A New Habit

I’ve heard it takes 21 days to form a new habit, and 10,000 hours to become an expert at something. I want to be a better writer, communicator, storyteller, thinker, so today I write. It’s only a few sentences, but I’ve started. Here’s to day 1 of the start of a new habit, and 10 […]

Opening Lines of Ben-Hur

In the Year of our Lord, Judea – for nearly a century – had lain under the mastery of Rome. In the seventh year of the reign of Augustus Caesar, an imperial decree ordered every Judean each to return to his place of birth to be counted and taxed. The converging ways of many of […]