Most people use “meme” to describe those pictures you see on Facebook and elsewhere. Like this: Really, “meme” describes the idea, not the image. A “meme” can also be a behavior. But for purposes of this discussion, I’ll go ahead and use meme in its graphical sense. Memes seem to get passed around more than […]
I saw this picture yesterday and had to laugh, because my husband and I are totally like this. We are constantly holding hands, kissing, snuggling, and generally canoodling, at home, in front of the kids, and in public. My best friend has a complete opposite point of view. She’s an adamant non-PDA-er. On New Year’s, […]
“Oh, ….(insert appropriate curse word here)!” I nudge my husband as I stare in horror at the clock. “Honey, we slept through the alarm!” School started more than half an hour ago, and I’m still in bed. What’s worse, this week is testing, so they’ve already missed at least one segment of their standardized tests. […]
The first Fruit of the Spirit is love. Love is a complex word–a characteristic, an emotion, a choice. So, what to write about? In my research on love, it made perfect sense to refer to one of my favorite chapters in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 13. You can read familiar verses over and over again, […]
I saw an article the other day that suggested rewriting your scenes as though your characters were deaf, and then again as though they were blind. This exercise will help you to use the other senses you don’t necessarily use in writing as often, such as touch, taste, and feel, to give your descriptions more […]
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