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A Filmmaker’s Journal

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Production photo from my feature film Over-the-Rhine My Recipe for Humble Pie I was directing my first feature film and thought I knew everything I needed to know. I mean, heck, I have a master’s degree…

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Listen!

                   “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”   ~Ernest Hemingway “Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person, they are almost indistinguishable.” ~David W. … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: Are You a Vulcan or a Klingon?

“Words, words, words.” ~Hamlet Whether you are a prosaic get-to-the-point communicator or a wild and wooly wordsmith, you’ll be a better writer if you tap both sides of your brain: The accurate, logical, pragmatic Latinate side, and the The intuitive, … Continue reading

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A Happy Marriage

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” ~Ruth Bell Graham Have you talked to your co-forgiver lately?

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Cubicles

The best way to reach the whole world, Mother Teresa says, is to “start with the person nearest you.” And the best way to start is to find out who they are. Chris, a zealously imperfect young Jesus-follower, watches 12:00 … Continue reading

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Standing in God’s Footprint

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Connecting With God, Part 3 (To read Part 1, click here) When I was a kid, one of my favorite comic strips showed an astronaut radioing back to Earth, “Nope, no signs of life”–while standing…

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Standing in God’s Footprint

Connecting With God, Part 3 (To read Part 1, click here) When I was a kid, one of my favorite comic strips showed an astronaut radioing back to Earth, “Nope, no signs of life”–while standing in an immense footprint that … Continue reading

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