From February, 2019

Fully Known

Feb 13th  CWU Fellowship of Christian Athletes home of the Wildcats One of my favorite stories involves Podo Helmer an ex-pirate grandfather to the Wingfeather children.  He once hunted sea dragons.  The book series is about as wild and desperate an adventure as they come with other worldly creatures and a vivid character depth for the reader to dive into.  I read all of the books to my children.  And there is a portion I want to share with you when the totality of Podo’s past is unavoidably revealed.  The passage reads like this: The Wing feathers traveled east to…

Dear Twenty-Something, Melisa Turner

Dear Twenty-Something, I want to convey some truths that I wish someone would have told me two decades ago. Imagine that I have grasped your shoulders hard, and there is urgency in the way I look into your eyes. If I can tell you nothing else, then this is what I want most for you to know: Be Self-Aware. Spend time with yourself; examine your emotions, your fears. Ask yourself questions. Why do I feel afraid? Why am I angry? Is this reaction based on this situation or some past experience? How does my soul refuel? (Knowing if you are…

Author Interview: Lizzy Vick

Charity: OK Lizzy some questions, one what prompted you to write haiku‘s? Lizzy: You know I don’t really remember. My roommates and I had a notebook where we would write notes of encouragement to each other. I don’t know what prompted it but one day I started writing haikus in there. A couple of weeks…