Why We Writers Write

Why We Writers Write

“I write on my knees,” said Gabriela Mistral, as cited at the museum in Vicuña, Chile, that honors her life and legacy. So do I—that’s how we write. But why do we writers write? The Chilean poet and Nobel laureate meant that she preferred scribbling in a notebook on her lap as opposed to writing…

Thank You for Your Service

Thank You for Your Service

Let’s learn to serve. And please, let’s also learn to say, “Thank you for your service.” Many people in my church used to have the notion that ministry is a high-falutin’ position occupied primarily by preachers and missionaries. Forget that, I said. The Biblical concept of ministry is service, sometimes in a spiritual arena, but…