Art as Confession

“All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.” The above quote by the brilliant author James…

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Finding my way

Though I’ve still been actively posting on social media, I’ve been quiet on the blog lately. At some point during the fall, I lost my way. I didn’t know what to write about. Some call that writer’s block but it…

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The art of memorializing

  “Photography is inescapably a memorial art.” -Teju Cole   When my youngest son builds something with Lego’s, he is always so proud of his creation. He wants to show me and explain in great detail exactly how it was built,…

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Is it rap or is it gospel?

The following post was originally written in January, 2016 and published on a different blog. “Now they wonderin’, is it rap or is it gospel? Look, all you need to know is I was dead, now I’m not, though.” Lecrae’s…

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