Shattered Reflections

Beauty from the Broken

I want to talk a little about what I have learned on my writing journey. This is not an “I have arrived” commentary or an attempt to tell you all I know. It is merely a reflection passed from one wanderer to another along this path that I’ll probably be traveling for the rest of …

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Beauty in the Storm The hail dents the earth as the little one sleeps Light in the droplets turns the window into diamonds And I marvel at the beauty of the storms— How the thunder speaks rage and yet my heart can find peace How the babes know they’re safe because it’s always been that …

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I am very excited to introduce you today to one of my favorite fiction writers, James L. Rubart. I have to say I’m proud that he comes from my hometown. James writes deeply engaging stories that explore the spiritual realm in very intriguing and relatable ways, laced with powerful themes of freedom and healing. You …

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Last week I watched a series I happened upon “by accident” on Netflix called The Kindness Diaries. When I selected it on my remote, all I knew about it was what the short description offered, something like: A man travels across the globe with nothing but a vintage motorbike with the intention to rely solely …

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If you read through the gospels, it’s clear from the words that Jesus speaks and even the way that he lives that he calls his followers to a life of denial. Utter abandon, really. Leave everything and follow me. Hate your mother and your brother, and enter my kingdom. Sell all you have, then come …

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I am very pleased and proud to introduce you to my cousin Zach Stratton, who is currently pursuing a screenwriting career in Los Angeles. Zach is a brilliant and passionate writer who has inspired me as well as many others with his drive to pursue his dreams and take risks. Mark my words, this guy …

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