In Defense of Self-Publishing

It’s been about a month since the release of No Perfect Time, my first venture into publishing on Smashwords. Rather than going the traditional route of pitching an idea to an established publisher, I opted to put everything together myself. I briefly touch on my reasons for doing this in my podcast episode about theContinue reading “In Defense of Self-Publishing”

Book Excerpt: the Spiritual Practice of Shutting Up

The following is an excerpt from my new book, No Perfect Time: Brief Essays on Life and Faith. Many people have a certain idea of what prayer is. Call and response. Prayers of unison. Joys and concerns. The Lord’s Prayer recited. Words spoken aloud, usually to petition God for a certain sense of presence orContinue reading “Book Excerpt: the Spiritual Practice of Shutting Up”

Book Excerpt: I Was Watching

Below is an excerpt from my new book, No Perfect Time: Brief Essays on Life and Faith. I’m a preacher’s kid. Before you go assuming things, I’m a preacher despite being a preacher’s kid. Some people might think that my career choice is the natural thing based on my upbringing.  I’m not mad at anybodyContinue reading “Book Excerpt: I Was Watching”