Author Archives: cloakthedagger

In defense of a world in need of a Savior

There was a time when you could open up a newspaper and read articles heralding the season of Christmas with open feelings toward Jesus Christ.  Such articles would detail the effect He has had on their lives and the lives … Continue reading

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Gilmore Girls: A Year In the Life Is Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Best Yet

        The internet is littered with articles with their individual takes on the Gilmore Girls revival, some pleasant, some raging, and some still wondering where episode 5 went.  I add my own thoughts not as the defining … Continue reading

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The alley

It was the rain that woke him.  Splats and splutters of water rolled down his cheeks and onto his lips.  He spat the acrid taste from his mouth.  This was not the rain of rolling meadows or far-off forests.  No. … Continue reading

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Come home…

There’s been a consistent theme in many movies and books that I have read lately.  It goes far deeper and specific than love but really hits on the topic of “home.”  Whether it’s the parent of a wayward child or … Continue reading

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Warmth

  I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of warmth and how much of an effect it has on human beings.  I would suppose that being warm-blooded would have something to do with it but I think it’s something more … Continue reading

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Blank Page…

  Knights have their dragons, superheroes have their super villains, man has their mountains, and writers have their blank pages. In many ways the blank page can be even more intimidating than the deadliest foe. While dragons, villains, and mountains … Continue reading

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The ‘hard’ is what makes it great

  I love writing. I do. A simple look at the number of posts on this blog and their frequency might lead you to believe otherwise but it is true. I still marvel at the fact that 26 goofy little … Continue reading

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What if writing were like football?

I often find that I get approached by strangers (98% men) who start talking to me like we were already in the middle of a conversation…a conversation about football. These conversations often start with something like, “Can you believe those … Continue reading

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All of us are readers

I can definitely say  that books were my earliest chosen passion. Yes, I had sat in wonder at the childhood movies that were shown to me but I didn’t actively seek them out and appreciate them for what they would … Continue reading

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We write because we are

It seems like it wasn’t that long ago that the only articles the public read were in the New York Times, Washington Post, or at the very least the Reader’s Digest.  Nowadays there are blogs without number about anything from … Continue reading

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