Choosing Character Choices: Remembering How Different We Are

Aristotle called it "the imitation of human beings in action."   Working on my latest project, a new play with the working title, Lost Cause, I'm again learning the old saw that the only way to learn to write is to write.  The writing teaches you if you just show up. Just now, the characters …

Learning to Work on Your Work

So I went from full time to half time to all-the-time.  From lots of people everyday to hardly any people any day.   From interactions with people focused primarily on what some would call "spirituality" to interactions based on whatever happens to be flying around the human experience at the moment.   From intense Biblical …

I Need Words

Tonight, some words. The dryer's running, and it's hot in my office.  How the rain outside asserts itself into my space is hard to say, but it does.  I like rain, but I'm tired of it.  "No grumbling," God's word says, but grumbles pour in and out of my head before I hardly know they're …

OSF’s Equivocation

So I'm home from the short journey to Ashland, Oregon.  Anjie and I took off Sunday night after the A Cappella time at the Northwest Church, stopped in Portland for the night, and drove another four hours Monday morning, arriving in Ashland just after noon.  After a relaxing afternoon and evening just wandering the shops, …