Weakness Waver

‘It’s all in the pain,’ Paul begins, ‘take your pain and you have god.’ This is the question reduced, this is the culmination of weeks of discussion on evil and pain. It ends with a proof for the existence of

Weakness Waver

‘It’s all in the pain,’ Paul begins, ‘take your pain and you have god.’ This is the question reduced, this is the culmination of weeks of discussion on evil and pain. It ends with a proof for the existence of

Narratio

‘It’s not a story if there isn’t an intro,’ Paul begins, ‘explicitly tell your readers, your listeners, the story is beginning. That what you are saying is a story.’ He looks me in the eyes. He is dead serious. ‘Otherwise

Narratio

‘It’s not a story if there isn’t an intro,’ Paul begins, ‘explicitly tell your readers, your listeners, the story is beginning. That what you are saying is a story.’ He looks me in the eyes. He is dead serious. ‘Otherwise

Promised Body

The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 1 Corinthians 6:13 ‘I wrote that for that last part,’ Paul says. He has taken out a big sheet of paper and

Promised Body

The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 1 Corinthians 6:13 ‘I wrote that for that last part,’ Paul says. He has taken out a big sheet of paper and

Word Flesh

‘Sometimes, though, I’m not sure which is the disease.’ I hear Paul mutter. ‘Whether I write because reality seems so hard, so I try to escape.’ Paul asks. ‘Or if I write to bring back reality, as I try to

Word Flesh

‘Sometimes, though, I’m not sure which is the disease.’ I hear Paul mutter. ‘Whether I write because reality seems so hard, so I try to escape.’ Paul asks. ‘Or if I write to bring back reality, as I try to

Contra Faustus

‘You’ll meet the Devil quicker in your writing (your art) than if you climbed the Himalayas.’ Paul writes. ‘Is it only true of him? Why not family and friends?’ Paul asks. ‘Is writing inhuman?’

Contra Faustus

‘You’ll meet the Devil quicker in your writing (your art) than if you climbed the Himalayas.’ Paul writes. ‘Is it only true of him? Why not family and friends?’ Paul asks. ‘Is writing inhuman?’

War Words

‘It is a balance,’ Paul says, ‘you have to balance how much you write.’ Paul smiles. ‘The balance I have found is to write very short, sweet, compact.’ I am reminded of the discourses in Acts. Paul in Athens. He

War Words

‘It is a balance,’ Paul says, ‘you have to balance how much you write.’ Paul smiles. ‘The balance I have found is to write very short, sweet, compact.’ I am reminded of the discourses in Acts. Paul in Athens. He

Lit Life Above Life

‘Hyper-realism.’ I look at the writing of Paul, I mean, as he is writing. ‘Dear Epap,’ he writes. Epap, that is the nickname given to Epaphroditus. ‘Remember to be writing to someone at all times,’ Paul slowly spins the pencil.

Lit Life Above Life

‘Hyper-realism.’ I look at the writing of Paul, I mean, as he is writing. ‘Dear Epap,’ he writes. Epap, that is the nickname given to Epaphroditus. ‘Remember to be writing to someone at all times,’ Paul slowly spins the pencil.

Doorsteps of Heaven

‘Everything you ever do,’ Paul says, ‘will be from the inside looking out.’ My stomach drops as I begin to catch myself. Inside looking out, the words rattle back and forth in my head. I never feel that way, I

Doorsteps of Heaven

‘Everything you ever do,’ Paul says, ‘will be from the inside looking out.’ My stomach drops as I begin to catch myself. Inside looking out, the words rattle back and forth in my head. I never feel that way, I

The Dove of Life

‘One of the greatest mysteries happened during the baptism of Jesus,’ Paul begins to tell the kids. There are maybe five or six kids sitting at his feet. Good with children, Paul always brings sweets. Chocolate cookies. He has passed

The Dove of Life

‘One of the greatest mysteries happened during the baptism of Jesus,’ Paul begins to tell the kids. There are maybe five or six kids sitting at his feet. Good with children, Paul always brings sweets. Chocolate cookies. He has passed

The Eternal Sunrise

‘Memory,’ Paul looks me in the eyes, ‘that is all I can confirm.’ Paul touches my cheek. I laugh. He then touches my eye. I squint. He moves around then puts his hands around my ears. I dance. ‘Your experiences

The Eternal Sunrise

‘Memory,’ Paul looks me in the eyes, ‘that is all I can confirm.’ Paul touches my cheek. I laugh. He then touches my eye. I squint. He moves around then puts his hands around my ears. I dance. ‘Your experiences