Life Is What You Make It (5)

I frequently think about my life, what I want to accomplish, what I’ve done so far, and how long I have to do everything I dream of. This is a series featuring things I’ve written about such things, both poetry and prose. The previous parts are here. It’s my anniversary with my boyfriend. We’ve been … Continue reading “Life Is What You Make It (5)”

Life is What You Make It (4)

I frequently think about my life, what I want to accomplish, what I’ve done so far, and how long I have to do everything I dream of. This is a series featuring things I’ve written about such things, both poetry and prose. This is based on the prompt “Ghostwriter” from Think Written. “Art is for … Continue reading “Life is What You Make It (4)”

Life Is What You Make It (3)

I frequently think about my life, what I want to accomplish, what I’ve done so far, and how long I have to do everything I dream of. This is a series featuring things I’ve written about such things, both poetry and prose. This post contains profanity and mentions suicidal thoughts. If you are not comfortable … Continue reading “Life Is What You Make It (3)”

Life Is What You Make It (2)

I frequently think about my life, what I want to accomplish, what I’ve done so far, and how long I have to do everything I dream of. This is a series featuring things I’ve written about such things, both poetry and prose. Whether the earth is only a few thousand years old or several billion, … Continue reading “Life Is What You Make It (2)”

Life Is What You Make It

I frequently think about my life, what I want to accomplish, what I’ve done so far, and how long I have to do everything I dream of. This will be a series featuring things I’ve written about such things, both poetry and prose. Ponderings and Purpose 9 January 2018 It’s enough for them to assert … Continue reading “Life Is What You Make It”

Do I Know You? (Short Story)

This was written quite a while back. It was based on a prompt. If I can find it I will add it to the end of the post so as not to spoil the story. “He’s stirring! Oh, thank goodness!” Azlyn opened his emerald eyes sluggishly. The blurred image before him refused to focus, colored … Continue reading “Do I Know You? (Short Story)”

My Birthday: A Reflection

Some of you reading have never met me, but over the next year and beyond you will probably come to know me better, even if it is in a limited sense. Since I only now started blogging, I cannot point you to any posts with more details about the events and progress I am referencing … Continue reading “My Birthday: A Reflection”

An Atheist Bible Study: Genesis 5-10

Alyssa Wright shares her perspective as a deconverted Christian, now an atheist, on the story of Noah and the flood in the Bible.

An Atheist Bible Study: Genesis 1-4

When I was a Christian I set out to read the whole Bible. I have never actually done it. Now that I’m an atheist, I want to know what the Bible says. Not what people claim it says, but what it really, truly says. I want to first make a disclaimer. I am not a … Continue reading “An Atheist Bible Study: Genesis 1-4”

Recap: The War of Art

I went in expecting to love this book. At first I did love this book. I had my disagreements with Steven Pressfield, but they weren’t on the writing advice. The War of Art is a collection of connected short essays about being an artist. Pressfield writes extensively on what he calls Resistance. Resistance is the … Continue reading “Recap: The War of Art”