Eye update: Surgery #3

Eye update: Surgery #3

Hello, fellow artists (As in the ART of standing). I thought I would give you an update on my latest adventures. Friday morning I was putting on my shoes to go and celebrate Suzie’s day off with errands and Mexican food. Yum. But when I sat back up, I noticed a...
Looking For Christmas

Looking For Christmas

Lately, I can relate to the three wise men. Not the wise part. The looking part. All of Israel was supposedly looking forward to the Messiah of prophecy but these total strangers from an unknown land noticed a star and went searching. With a few exceptions, almost...
The 7 Best Things About Fear

The 7 Best Things About Fear

We are fascinated by fear. We mix heavy doses into our entertainment, our conversation, our plans, and even our dreams. Usually, we make fear out to be the villain in our story but that’s not totally fair. There is another side to fear, a better, more...
42 Times You Are NOT Waiting On God

42 Times You Are NOT Waiting On God

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31 This scripture is often quoted to teach us patience and to show the dangers of...
Sight For Sore Eyes: Vision Update

Sight For Sore Eyes: Vision Update

Quick vision update Eye: Better Cool Jello effect: Gone Focus: Getting there Depth perception: Comical Writing: Eyestrain Attitude: Gratitude Doc said I could do anything I want and then left before I could hit him with an obvious Dad joke. Smart man. Writing on the...
Golden Electric Jello

Golden Electric Jello

When Life Gives You Lemonade One of the interesting things about living at my house is the invisible, unspoken No Whining Rule. I’m not saying it’s impossible for me to whine. (Ask anyone.) It just achieves no satisfaction. Maybe an arched eyebrow. When...
Love Is a Can of Paint

Love Is a Can of Paint

True Love Is A Verb Love is something you do. We all know this. But it’s easier to make it about feelings. Because feelings don’t require me to paint the kitchen. This weekend, because of a strange mix of schedules and latex allergies, I ended up taping...
Courage for the Gap

Courage for the Gap

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.”- Zig Ziglar We live in the gap between good actions and good results. If good results came immediately and in direct proportion to the pain of our efforts, it would...
Half Done Is Not Done

Half Done Is Not Done

Hi everyone. Here’s a quick update on the writing side of Candles In the Sun. I have noticed a marked tendency on my part to make my chapters the exact length that I manage to write that week. Given the crazy weeks that sometimes happen and the need to have some...
The Machinery Of Your Dreams

The Machinery Of Your Dreams

I do not have the capacity or the time to conspire to such heights of evil as you ascribe to me. I don’t have the energy or endurance to hate you that much. I don’t have the focus or force of will required to generate that amount of malevolence. Who do you think I am...

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