4 Reasons Why Young People Should Read (Better) Books

I can’t help but feel overwhelmed when I step into a bookstore. My infatuation compels me to skim every shelf and scan every title until I’ve found the perfect reads. I love books. But not every book. One reason why bookstores overwhelm me is because they require an immense amount of filtering. It’s nearly impossible … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Young People Should Read (Better) Books

The Hog Farmer (A Short Story from Mark 5)

The New Testament story of Jesus, the demoniac, and the herd of hogs is both miraculous and absurd. In Mark 5, this event is carefully detailed from the disciple writer's viewpoint. Taking a few creative liberties, I recently wrote this story from a different perspective: that of the hog farmer. /// I brushed a grimy … Continue reading The Hog Farmer (A Short Story from Mark 5)