Original Poem: “Blaze”

I can’t stop the story: The movement, The pain, The dancing of visuals Carved in my brain, The eager compulsion, That cry of my soul, The frenzy, The vision that’s burning a hole In my mind. I can’t shake it. It’s mine, this I know— My quest, not another’s, For only I’m full Of this […]

Simmer Starters and News – December 12, 2016

Hello, friends!  My blog has been rather quiet lately. Awhile back I stopped posting the Simmer Starters because I noticed not a lot of people are interested in them…but I found that I miss sharing cool links! 😛 I’ve decided to pick up the practice again, but post only when I have a collection of […]

Geeking Out Over Noblebright

Last night I discovered the term “noblebright.” I’m still geeking out about it. *happy squeak* 😀 It describes so much of what I write, and the tone of almost all my favorite stories.  Finding this term is like finding a word to describe a mood I have seen and loved all my life, but not had a […]

Simmer Starters – August 5, 2016

I’m currently recovering from VBS, which was back-to-back with my trip to Philly for Realm Makers!  I will blog about RM next week, Lord willing, and I have plans to shift to a new style of Simmer Starters…one where I add more of my own personal thoughts on the links I choose to share.  Please […]

Simmer Starters – July 15, 2016

Brace yourselves!  After missing it last week, I have a ton of Simmers to catch up on. 😀 Hospitality and the Holy Imagination (Zach Franzen) – Some fascinating, worthy thoughts here (it takes a bit for the article to really get going, so stay with it). “Artists should be good hosts. At the very least […]