Reconciliation Part 2

The Strawman and Strawoman When people who have deeply wounded each other try to come together, they need to understand where each person is coming from. The truth is, nobody knows the truth. We all have ideas on who a person is. Personally, I struggle with debating with an imaginary version of the person I’m…

Can’t Buy Me Love

Song of Solomon 8:7 Many waters cannot quench love,     neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love     all the wealth of his house,     he would be utterly despised. If a man were to offer any type of works for love it would also be utterly despised. Do works of art fit into…

An Essay on True Love

Did Hamlet really love Ophelia? Yes, I believe he did. Was it true? Act V, Scene 1 (251-253) at Ophelia’s funeral after she had taken her life. HamletI loved Ophelia. Forty thousand brothersCould not with all their quantity of loveMake up my sum. What wilt thou do for her? If Hamlet so loved Ophelia, why…

Outline for an Adventure 4

Part 1 1.       What even are the Parallels? {Pages of time stuck in place.} Ok? {The books that hold the Schools of Magic in them. They were made from the Trees of Life by the light elves to allow those who are fallen a way to use magic.} But I thought the…

Outline for an Adventure 3

Let’s Go on an Adventure 3 Part 1 the Beggar 1)      I am writing this on the eve of our venture into the unknown empire of Xixis. Yew and I have hit a rough patch. But such are the ways of love, and, if it be true it must be tested. I won’t…

Outline for an Adventure 2

Also known as its old working title… Let’s Go on an Adventure 2 Part 1 I had kinder thoughts towards the man after reading his book. We had many differences but his genius should not be understated. Flodnag was anything but a slouch when it came to strategy. This is why we followed his crazy…

Outline for an Adventure 1

While struggling through my depression, and not really having a desire to write, I struggled through this outline of a fantasy book. Not your typical outline now. I didn’t write out dry and boring descriptions of what I would write… I just wrote the prose in miniature form. Traditional outlines are far simpler and make…

O the Places We’ll Go

The husband is not called to be a dictator. Ephesians 5 calls the woman to submit to her husband, yes, but the man is called to love the wife as Christ loved and gave Himself up for the church. The wife submits. The husband sacrifices. In fact, when Ephsians 5 says, “Husbands love your wives…”…

Reconciliation

How do you approach a person you’ve hurt and start it all again? What if the pain caused is so large you can’t even see a way to move past it?  Reconciliation takes both parties (the one who hurt and the one hurt) to work. Both have to want to heal and move on. Both…

Up My Game

Life can be hard, so I must work harder. Six months ago I published my second Minecraft map Huge. It wasn’t much of a big  success. So, I decided to take stock with my actions and learn more about Minecraft. As in life, when things get me down, I need to move my imaginings to…