James Eddy's spellbinding collection of short stories, circles the lives of Scott Drake, a British singer-songwriter, and Rebecca, the passionate, intelligent young woman he had once loved and may yet love again. The revelation of both their shared and individual pasts is only the beginning of a story that features the contributions of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs.
From an empty hotel room in London, Scott Drake takes a freewheeling trip across the East of England and back again. On trains, in cars, and on foot, the journey lets him say goodbye to the people he has loved and lost; finally allowing him to let go of the pain of the past and find peace in the present.
Published: August 14, 2012.
Essay » Literature
God’s hands of intervention are practically tied in the very presence of unbelief. It is a waste of time to approach God with a doubtful heart. A double minded man cannot receive anything from God. Each time we operate in unbelief we should realize that we are willfully and consciously disconnecting from divine participation. God’s arm will only be revealed where His words are believed.
Ben Halaby has writer's block. He stumbles across a book on creativity: Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way." Cameron's basic principle is to write three pages non-stop first thing in the morning for 84 days. Halaby heeds this advice. As the words come gushing out of his pen and soul, we not only see the creative process in action, but we also see a man turning into his old storytelling self again.