A Creator’s Journey #10–Just Can’t Stop

Sometimes I wonder why I'm still writing. It's not as though I have a hungry readership chomping at the bit, nor do I really understand how to get one despite my research. Oh, sure, I do have a fingerful of people who like and/or comment on a semi-regular basis, and while I'm grateful to them, … Continue reading A Creator’s Journey #10–Just Can’t Stop

Fainting on the Slopes of Mount Doom

It's amazing how easily the urge to quit overcomes logic. Never mind the dreams and goals you sacrifice when you give up; sometimes quitting equates to absolute destruction. If you quit on a project at work, you'll get fired. If you quit while running from a bear, you'll get eaten. And so forth. But still … Continue reading Fainting on the Slopes of Mount Doom

You Never Read Me (for Suicide Prevention Month)

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, I wrote the following brief metaphor that summarized my feelings during a time when I was leaning towards suicide.  "You Never Read Me" You formed my words and gave me inspiration. You cheered on each stroke of loving creation. But you never read me. You counted my pages and … Continue reading You Never Read Me (for Suicide Prevention Month)

What Batman Can Teach You About Fighting Depression

Everyone knows that the Arkham games are the best thing to happen to Batman since the animated series. I, personally, am waiting eagerly for Arkham Knight. I'm also waiting eagerly for a PS4, but Santa Claus doesn't visit 26-year-olds. Anyway, playing Arkham City for the 22nd time, I began to correlate a few things between … Continue reading What Batman Can Teach You About Fighting Depression

A Crack in the Shield–A Response to Thursday’s Post

Two days ago, I wrote a post about faith. https://fencingwithink.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/ka-pwing-why-a-brain-is-important-in-christianity/ I mentioned how we should welcome challenges and trials because they show us where the weaknesses are in our shields of faith so that we may know them and God may fix them. Today, my shield cracked. And I figure that if I'm going to tell people … Continue reading A Crack in the Shield–A Response to Thursday’s Post