How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash I read the story of the cross, of Jesus' death, and I cry. That this sinless, eternal Being would willingly suffer torture and death so that I would have a chance at redemption is both heartbreaking and extremely heartening.I can't help but ask, "Why?" What would possess such a … Continue reading How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

How to be a Successful Indie Author

Photo by RetroSupply on Unsplash The Indie Revolution is here. Everyday more people take up the mantle of Indie Author and decide to write and publish their stories for the world to read. In fact, thousands of new books are published ever month. But the truth is that most of those books get read by … Continue reading How to be a Successful Indie Author

Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash That doesn't really sound like a lot of time, does it? These last two months, though, have potentially been the longest in my life if that makes sense. A lot has happened, both good and bad. Let me start at the beginning, Christmas night into the morning of the … Continue reading Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step One: The Battle of the Mind

Photo by whoislimos on Unsplash If you read my post on The Porn Problem: 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption, you will have been expecting this. This post is the first in a series of how I overcame porn addiction. I'm going to take it one step at a time to give you enough time … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step One: The Battle of the Mind

The Porn Problem – 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption

Photo by Philipp Katzenberger on Unsplash Porn... is a problem. I think we all know that on some level, or at least most of us do. There are a number of arguments against its existence, and many against its consumption. I cannot singlehandedly take down a this multi-billion dollar industry, unfortunately, but hopefully I can … Continue reading The Porn Problem – 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption

The Funeral

The day went about how one might expect it would go, with many tears and fond remembrances. What is there to say, really? He's gone now. Nothing to do but move forward or risk getting caught in the trap that snared him. There are a few things I'll never forget, like escorting him between cities … Continue reading The Funeral

Welcome to Clown World – Part 1

Hi there. Welcome to Clown World! We used to call this place Earth, but white supremacists ruined that term for us because they are like, literally everywhere. Actually, Hitler himself was the president of the United States for four whole years. Thank the spaghetti monster that some brave people finally stood up to rig the … Continue reading Welcome to Clown World – Part 1

Swimming in the Sea of Pain

Photo by Francisco Gonzalez on Unsplash Depression isn't as uncommon as I once thought it was, so many of you will probably be able to relate with how I've been feeling. Let me start at the beginning... I've struggled with "emotional issues" my entire life. From overwhelming anxiety to all-encompassing depression; suicidal ideation; over-the-top excitement; … Continue reading Swimming in the Sea of Pain

A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Three

Photo by Bethany Laird on Unsplash Writing MusicWorship Medley Mash-Up Playlist 2020 Nehemiah Chapter Three Nehemiah chapter three is interesting. The entire thing consists mostly of a long list of people doing repairs in Jerusalem. At first glance it may seem like there isn't much to it, but a more thorough reading reveals some pretty … Continue reading A Look at Nehemiah Chapter Three

The Grace of God

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Writing MusicHoly Water by We The Kingdom I don't know if I can adequately describe how good it feels to know that God looks at me with love. The fact that He's forgiven me of so much is a miracle. I, like most of us, have done some really … Continue reading The Grace of God