Monthly Archives: January 2021

The Real Thing

“They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is forever worthy of praise!” ~Romans 1:25 Don’t just talk about what’s Real. Show it. Be it.

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Tips for Writers: Just Show Up

So, what’s the tip? It’s right there in the title, actually, but by way of explanation: Underpinning my previous encouragement to not wait for inspiration, is the fact that a leap-of-faith is involved in believing you’ll have any idea what to … Continue reading

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Future Movie Settings

Historical Sites and Modes of Transportation Last week I posted photos of buildings and structures taken during daytrips with my co-producer wife to possible future movie settings (our “what can we do?” response to the COVID lockdown). Here, I continue … Continue reading

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My First Single From My First Movie Score Released!

I’m thrilled to announce that “Impossible Love,” my first single from the soundtrack of the multi-award-winning motion picture Healing River, is now available through iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Deezer, and others. To listen to or buy “Impossible Love,” … Continue reading

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What Is Christian Nationalism?

Originally posted on Enough Light:
We all need to consider the phenomenon and rise of Christian nationalism. If you have not heard this term, please note that it is NOT simple patriotism, although some Christian nationalists may call themselves patriots.…

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Sweeping God’s Porch

Fondation Claude Monet, France – photo by Veronica Reverse (unsplash.com).  Note: This is not what our house currently looks like — I need a tad more time. 16 years ago, my family and I moved from L.A. to Cincinnati, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Contentment

Thought for the Week During a recent Sunday drive, my wife and I stumbled across this wonderful old covered bridge above. It was an ordinary day (our original plans had fallen through) made special by warm conversation and a light … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Artwork by naradjou14 (deviantart.com) “People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, … Continue reading

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Fall Into Winter

Guest Post by Stephen Geisel Stephen Geisel is a Toronto-based photographer, videographer, motion-designer whose stunning artwork is available in print and other forms at his blog site love-fi, and at several others. These images from the last two months alone … Continue reading

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Future Movie Settings

Interesting Structures Many of you know that I write, direct and produce movies. You may also know that, while some scenes are filmed on sound stages (especially effects-heavy shots), most are filmed on-location. Finally, I’m guessing most of you know … Continue reading

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