“Take-A-Number”: Repost and Commentary

Posted 12/17/13: I have had a lot of contact here in the last few weeks with people who are supposed to represent clinics, doctors, and social workers. I don’t recall being treated like a human being by any if them. Instead of dwelling on being hurt, I’ve realized GOD instead is calling me to pray […]

Why I’m Getting Adopted and Why It Isn’t Weird

                    I’m 24. “Why do you need to be adopted?”, people ask me. Well, think of all the reasons you don’t need to be adopted and take them away. All the love and support you get from your family; the remembering-your-birthday and letting-you-sign-your-sibling’s-birthday-card-because-you-forgot and crying-on-shoulders and telling-you-everything-will-be-okay. Even […]

Who I Am: American Scar Stories and How I’m Learning My Worth

It is less-than-common knowledge that I spent most of my life striving to accomplish a very singular goal: To be a performer. I didn’t want to be a writer until GOD asked me to. I’ve always had a lean towards the verbal and I’m sure it is not disappointing to any of my English teachers […]

I Am Sam

(Massive spoiler ahead if you haven’t read or watched any of The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.) Doug here. Owning a bookstore gives me certain unalienable rights. One of those is to have a mild-to-moderate obsession with Lord Of The Rings, the trilogy by JRR Tolkien. Not only did this series pave the way for […]