Creative Respiration: Mining Your Life for Writing Content

“Write What You Know” seems like the most repeated writing advice out there. It can also come off as the most confusing and the most boring – how can we stretch and grow if we just stick to what we know? What if we have acquired lots of knowledge about a topic that doesn’t set … Continue reading Creative Respiration: Mining Your Life for Writing Content

The Challenge (and Sweetness) of Slowing Down

“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” – John De Paola At my church this weekend, we talked about inner peace. We talked about quieting the mind, about centering, about breathing deeply into the core of our stomach instead of the superficial breathing that usually consumed our lives – … Continue reading The Challenge (and Sweetness) of Slowing Down