Shake the Tree

When was the last time you did something and wondered if you’d catch any flack for it? I’ve stuck my foot in my mouth before and caught a faceload of humble pie. (Did I use that term in the correct context?) We’ve all done that, but aren’t there times when it’s just a matter of…

7 Ways to Express Your Colors

I’ve been thinking about the changing of seasons a lot lately. Maybe it’s because the air finally feels a little more crisp here in Florida, or the leaves have begun to transform their colors from deep green to warm oranges and vibrant reds. Seasons always indicate something different, something unique based on its timing and…

Paul the Artist [Revisited]

This was one of the first blog I wrote when I started interning at Northstar Church as Creative Writing Director. It deals with the idea of patience, balance and the reaping of artistic return. I wrote it when Writer’s Gallery (our monthly open-mic night for writers) was still a fledgling group of less than 10…