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Love Songs for the Earth (An Idea Whose Time has Come?)

First, I need to provide a little context and background on why I'm sharing this on my blog, lest you think I've gone over the deep end, ie crazy. I've been deeply engaged for the past few months in an extraordinary online program, the Game Changers Intensive. It was created by the Pachamama Alliance which is the same organization that sponsored my recent trip to the Ecuadorian rainforest. The GCI is all about bringing forth the [...]

2022-09-24T14:35:50+00:000 Comments

Research and Resources for Saving Our Rainforests

I recently shared this on my Facebook page: "As I've shared before as an author, sometimes the research proves to be one of the most difficult and even emotionally disturbing parts of the job. This is true even when I'm researching a middle-grade book as I'm doing now. Take for example this report on the massive destruction taking place in the Ecuadorian rainforests by the fossil fuel industry. Much of the oil from this region ends [...]

2022-08-31T17:15:43+00:000 Comments

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2022-08-30T01:02:25+00:000 Comments

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2022-08-24T15:33:59+00:000 Comments

Book Reviews on TikTok

A more comprehensive set of links to my TikTok (Booktok) book reviews will be posted here soon so stay tuned. Visionary Fiction Books The Overstory by Richard Powers: TikTok Review Here.    Bewilderment by Richard Powers - TikTok Review Here. Science Fiction   Fantasy   Nonfiction The Spontaneous Healing of Belief by  Greg Bredon: TikTok Review Here. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller: TikTok Review Here. The Tyrant's Law by Daniel Abraham: TikTok Review [...]

2022-08-13T06:20:24+00:000 Comments

Rainforest Shaman – My Work in Progress (Book 5 of the Zak Bates Eco-adventure series)

Shortly after returning from my research and personal healing journey from the rainforest of Ecuador, I began my next novel, book 5 of the Zak Bates Eco-adventure series with the working title of Rainforest Shaman. Here are now two scenes showcasing one of the main new characters, Iya. (If you've already read the first scene, just scroll down to the new one, and remember, they are both rough drafts. Still, I would enjoy your feedback on [...]

2022-07-22T23:40:47+00:000 Comments

Are We Alone in the Universe? Part 1

As you can no doubt tell from this picture of me in one of my favorite t-shirts, I am not only a science nerd, but I am also a science fiction fanatic which is why I also love to write sci-fi stories. It also accounts for why The Big Bang Theory is one of my all-time favorite TVsitcoms. Luckily my wife is also a science fiction nerd as well as my daughter and son-in-law are avid [...]

2022-07-10T17:15:58+00:000 Comments

Living a Grace Filled Life

Although I’ve heard about the grace of God most of my life, starting with my childhood upbringing in Southern Baptist churches, it was only a few years ago that I began to understand the concept and then to experience living a grace-filled life. I started by looking up the word in the dictionary, where I discovered that grace means:  “the unmerited divine assistance for humans for their regeneration and sanctification.” Of course, I next had to [...]

2022-06-15T11:41:27+00:000 Comments

Ten Steps For Freeing Ourselves From The Downward Spirals Of Life

Author Update: During the twenty-plus years as a co-founder of Life On Purpose and a Life On Purpose coach, I often returned to the principles outlined in the following article (which is also available in the book, Spiral of Fulfillment). I hope you enjoy reading and applying it to your life. Some people call them vicious circles or cycles. I prefer to think of them as downward spirals of life. I’m referring to those periods that [...]

2022-05-24T18:56:05+00:000 Comments

Resources for Loving Cancer Away

I've recently (as of the end of January 2022) upgraded my #lovecanceraway journey to #beingthehealthiestIcanbe (in body, mind, and spirit) journey and as part of this mindset change, I want to share some of the books and other resources that I have found so very helpful in now taking on being the healthiest I can be in body, mind, and spirit. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with the "Big C," I heartily encourage [...]

2022-06-17T15:47:02+00:002 Comments