Showing posts from August, 2005

Spiritual transition, part 1

It has been my observation that whenever someone is in a time of spiritual transition, life has a tendency to get really . . . interesting. Last week—actually a bit longer than a week—was one of those for me. I confess I found myself wondering often what God has waiting around the corner. To say the week, and then some, was intense would be an understatement. The irony of what I was experiencing didn’t strike me till later in the week, when the tide of emotion and drama was starting to ebb a little. I’m about a third of the way through my new book. Most of you already know that I’m writing the first prequel to my original novel—what will be properly the first of the series, Lord willing—the story of how the Gift itself was given. This story has been quite a shock to write, so far . . . more of an adventure than I would ever have guessed. I’m just finishing up a stretch where the main character leaves his family and seeks solitude, trying to figure out just what’s happening to h