Category: Musings

Becoming the Hero You Need: Part Three


The body and heart of a hero are easy to define and grow, but how do you develop the mind of a hero?

Becoming the Hero You Need: Part Two


The heroes we love, the ones we truly root for, they don’t do it for themselves. They fight for their friends, family, community. They reach for an ideal beyond themselves. They don’t reach up for the stars, they reach down for the hand of those knocked down, out to embrace their neighbors, and do what they can to better the world and community around them.

Becoming the Hero You Need: Part One


But sometimes the hero you need is you. Sometimes you need to know that you are the one who can overcome adversity. The one who can stand up when you’ve been knocked down. The one who reaches a hand out to help others. Or the one who places an ideal above their own needs.

This is the first post in a three-part series on becoming the hero you need and will cover the body, heart/soul, and mind of a superhero.

Memorial Day: Human and Heroic


Today is a break from the usual as we honor military service members who paid the ultimate price. Memorial Day symbolizes our dedication and willingness to honor those who were killed in service to their nation, fighting for a higher ideal. Today, though, we… Continue Reading “Memorial Day: Human and Heroic”

Brick by brick:


Success from failure – luck, timing, and hard work Anyone who knows me in person knows I’ve been struggling to become a published novelist for well over a decade. That, my friends, is a big fat lie. Actually, until this last month, there were… Continue Reading “Brick by brick:”