Don’t Write Vanilla

Don’t Write Vanilla

The dream felt eerily real. We were in the Swiss Alps at a ministry lodge. (It’s what I imagined L’Abri to be). An older couple ran the place and welcomed us with half-open arms. They seemed amiable, but also legalistic, so I felt immediately on my guard. “What do you...
Obscurity will serve you well

Obscurity will serve you well

Before you ever write a word in print, it’s important not to despise obscurity. I’ve written in journals for decades, recording silly things like which boy I liked in seventh grade or my misgivings about moving. When I became a Christian at fifteen, my journal became...