Hello, everyone— Last Saturday I had the tremendous honor of meeting Eric Metaxas. A brilliant Greek thinker and writer, Metaxas is among my greatest heroes--both because of his pen and because of his faith. As Forbes contributor Jerry Bowyer once wrote (in this article): "If you haven’t heard of Eric Metaxas… just wait. Part Dick Cavett… Continue reading The Best of Eric Metaxas
Hi, everyone— Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, I will be publishing two short blog posts this week—next week I will write the longer ones. Thank you! "The Passion of Christ from a Medical Point of View" by C. Truman Davis| Until I read this piece for school, I never understood the physical aspect… Continue reading Seven Favorite Essays
Hello, everyone— Below is an essay I wrote in September for AP English Language and Composition, in response to a prompt asking me to explain my worldview. It deals with the fundamentals of Christianity and relates my perspective on life to how I will write in the future. Enjoy! According to Erin Brown Conroy’s “Research,… Continue reading To Live as a Christian Writer
This is a continuation of the second part, which is posted here. If you haven't done so already, please read the two previous posts before reading the third and final part. Thank you! After taking my British Literature class, I felt cornered. What was I to do with what I'd discovered was my passion and… Continue reading My Writing Journey, Part Three
This is a continuation of the first part. If you haven't done so already, please click here to read part one, then you can come back and read this post. Enjoy!
From my early years, I was a literary-minded person. I can easily flash back to the Methodist preschool classroom where my teacher, Mrs. Thal, would read us a picture book--when her words carried me away to foreign, abstract worlds and I sat enchanted. I can recall my kindergarten teacher, wide-eyed as I read aloud her… Continue reading My Writing Journey, Part One