Question of the Week #297

If you knew that devoting yourself to an all-consuming occupation--music, writing, acting, business, politics, or medicine--for 20 years would make you one of the best in the world at it, would you? If so, which would you choose? Absolutely, I would. And of those listed, I'd definitely go with writing. I already love to write … Continue reading Question of the Week #297

Question of the Week #286

If you wanted to take a new and uncertain path in your life, but your friends really didn't want you to, would you go ahead against their wishes if you thought it was right for you? Not only would I do this, but I have in the past. And it didn't work out so well. … Continue reading Question of the Week #286

Messenger

Originally written in April of 2011... Allen ran as fast as his feet would carry him through the tall grass of the open plain. His lungs burned as he tried to breathe in and out, but he knew he couldn't stop. The message he was carrying was far too important, and his enemies were far … Continue reading Messenger

Question of the Week #36

If you knew you could devote yourself to any single occupation--music, writing, acting, business, politics, medicine, etc.--and be among the best and most successful in the world at it, what would you choose? If you knew you had only a 10 percent chance of being so successful, would you still put in the effort? I … Continue reading Question of the Week #36