How to Start Your Craft

One of most important lessons I’m learning is to love my craft even when nobody cares.  Learning this lesson is an important first step in getting started on whatever it is you want to accomplish. One of the best and hardest advice I’ve heard on creativity is from William Zinsser’s On Writing Well: write for yourself. He captures it well in…

Jesus’ Words of Life

Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit—you choose. Proverbs 18:21  One of my favourite stories in the Gospel of John is the story of Jesus’ encounter with the woman at the well. Jesus is left alone with this woman and the disciples are off to find food. What we quickly learn is that Jesus…