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I Need Your Help

It’s been almost two years since I first started typing words onto¬†Redemption Pictures¬†. Honestly, I’ve been amazed at the response. You’ve read these blog posts, and passed them along to thousands of new readers. You’ve shared your stories with me…

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My Top 10 Posts of 2013

A year ago, I made a handful of resolutions. Most of them were promptly forgotten, but one — to write regularly in 2013. Looking back, I’m a bit surprised that I stuck to it. For an entire year, I sat…

5 Books I Read in 2013

It seems that everybody is putting together their lists of “Top Books I Read in 2013”, but I can’t really call this that. Honestly, this is a list of all the books I read in 2013. I feel a little…

Where to Find Pictures for Your Blog

Looking for free, high-quality pictures for your blog posts? Here are seven websites to get you started.

4 Reasons I Might Not Like Your Blog

I love the internets. It’s a wondrous place full of lovely people and my life is richer and fuller because of the relationships I’ve built here. During my journeys through the blogosphere, I’ve come across many sites which I have…

3 Reasons Why I Love Lightstock

When I’m not writing about church/culture/politics/sex-robots, occasionally I’m going to be blogging about blogging around here. I love writing, but I also really enjoy all the related web/social/design/networking that make up this whole crazy mess. So I guess this is…

President Bartlet West Wing Screencap

What The West Wing Taught Me About Writing

I sit here writing words onto the internet and the only face I see is my own reflected in the screen. Sometimes this is a scary hobby. Sometimes I meet people in real life who have read my words and…

Riot

When We Criticize One Another

We love to argue. With a thousand words and sarcastic asides and 140 characters slung around like projectiles in the air, we draw battle lines and come to blows. When I made up my unofficial resolutions at the start of…

Abercrombie and Fitch Models

A Letter to Abercrombie

Dear Mr. Abercrombie & Fitch, Nobody likes you anymore. You messed up. You said that you only want the cool kids wearing your brand. You don’t want to sell clothes to anybody who doesn’t fit your ideal of sexiness. You…

We Mourn With Boston

Against the Wounds

Warning: There’s a heartbreaking, disturbing image in this one. I was going to write something different today, but I don’t want to anymore. This has been a terrible week, and the words I was going to toss into the air…