Tag Archives: Deep Roots

Tough or Hard: The Choice is Yours

Tough or Hard   In front of me are three objects: a brick, a piece of leather, and a hammer. These make for a wonderful lesson. However, this story is not about the hardness of a brick, toughness of leather, or the pain of the hammer blow. This is a story about somebody. Objects don’t move us—but people do. Watching …

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Measure Twice/Cut Once

We’re highlighting stories from our short story collection, Deep Roots. Measure Twice, Cut Once   Also I have given ability to all the skilled workers to make everything I have commanded you. -Exodus 31:6   I’ve always loved watching an artist at work. To watch a skilled craftsman shape something with their hands—and heart—is a joy. As the above verse …

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Fri. Jan. 21

Quote for the day: “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” -Ayn Rand Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic. -Jean Sibelius Today’s Proverb: When a mocker is punished, the inexperienced become wiser; when one teaches …

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