Category Archives: Writing

Trouble

If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the LORD, who is my refuge— then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in … Continue reading

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Short Story for GISHWHES

Since Saturday (August 9, 2014) was the last day of GISHWHES for this year–and due to popular demand (okay, my sister-in-law Misti Williamson asked for it)–here is the 140 word short story I donated to the one team who asked … Continue reading

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Provision

Israel moved in and lived in Amorite country. Moses sent men to scout out Jazer. They captured its villages and drove away the Amorites who lived there. Then they turned north on the road to Bashan. Og king of Bashan … Continue reading

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Point of View

The LORD said to Moses, “I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he will drive you away. Tell the people that every … Continue reading

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Distraction

Sometimes writing is both a joy and a breeze. Like an athlete “in the zone”, it seems effortless: the words pour onto the page like water. At such moments the writing process is entirely “fun” and not job-like at all. … Continue reading

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Small Press

Besides being a writer and a teacher of biblical languages and theology, the small seminary that I’m associated with also publishes books. Being a small press, we have no money for marketing or promotion. Over the years, we have published … Continue reading

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Hacker’s Apprentice – Chapter One

First chapter of a novel I’m currently rewriting is below; it is a fantasy novel: Hacker’s Apprentice Chapter One Shoving his hands in his pockets, he shambled away. His breath left great puffs of steam in the air, as snowflakes … Continue reading

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But Does Today Need to Be?

This is the beginning of what I’m hoping will be a new novel; not sure of the genre: Curled upon the blue bus bench like a comma, the middle-aged woman lay upon the metal with her eyes closed. Her head … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Some random thoughts inspired by a question regarding stoning and the Bible from the editor of an online news site for which I do some consulting: The Bible prescribes capital punishment for a variety of actions; stoning was one way … Continue reading

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Are You a Chew Toy?

It requires no effort to look at the broken mess of your latest attempts and to decide that you are a loser. It requires no skill, takes no strength, and uses no calories to lie flat on your back and … Continue reading

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