The artist cannot hold back; it is impossible, because writing, or any other discipline of art, involves participation in suffering, in the ills and occasional stabbing joys that come from being part of the human drama. Madeleine L'Engle, Walking on Water
We can never understand the life of faith seen in Scripture and in serious Christian living unlesswe drop the idea of faith as a 'blind leap' and understand that faith is commitment to action,often beyond our natural abilities, based upon knowledge of God and God's ways. The romantic talk of 'leaping', to which we in the … Continue reading the blind leap?
I have a quote scrawled in one of my notebooks from a writers' day I went to earlier this year.The secret of writing is avoiding not writing.- W. GoldmanWhether it should have the italics I don't know - was I adding my own emphasis? But it sounds sensible. I try and implement it as … Continue reading the secret of writing