As I previously stated, many artists deal with, and create in, the tension found between egotism and self-deprecation. I’d like to offer a few brief thoughts and truly hear from some of the artists who read this blog. Those who…

I had a professor in college say that all great writers struggle somewhere between extreme egotism and severe self-deprecation. I think he’s right. I think it’s indicative of the artist’s soul. I think is indicitive of the human soul. Part…

There is a fundamental shift that occurred in the story of the Garden between Genesis 2:15 and 3:7. In the story, the man and woman place their focus on the singular boundary that God set in place. They listen to the…

My wife and I had breakfast the other day with her parents at a hole-in-the-wall kind of place. The little restaurant is minimally staffed, and we waited way too long for our food. Will we go back? Absolutely. While we…

On Monday morning, a nurse approached me in the waiting room of the ambulatory surgery center. I knew why she was waking toward me, and I knew it wasn’t good news. If it were good news, the surgeon would be…