New Mantra, Part 2



Last week we learned that Be Loving applied to everyone we meet, even the people we can’t stand. Be Loving is not false praise or syrupy-sweet patronizing but sincere interaction, and comes from the most sincere place—our humanity. It’s really nothing more than putting our best thoughts, words, and actions forward.

The next part is connected to this.

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Practice makes practice


LandscapeSometime in 2012

Well, here I am, in another short story class.  I wonder when they’re going to critique my story ‘Plague Journal Panda March’.  Everyone will probably hate it.  I wish I could write a story like her.  What’s her name?  Jhumpa Lahiri

“What about you, David?” said the professor.  Continue reading “Practice makes practice”