In the year of 2014, if I could accomplish only one thing it would be to find an agent/publisher for The Mason of Hearts. Maybe you could count that as two things, but yes, that is what I would accomplish if I could choose to accomplish anything.
Have you ever lost someone?
One fine autumn morning, I was walking to my college class. Leaves floated around in the blue sky and rustled on the sidewalk. It was the perfect day. Once I got to class, I sat down next to my friend. Class hadn’t started yet, but my cell phone vibrated in my pocket. I looked at the name – it was my dad. I wouldn’t have normally answered a call so close to class, but lifted the phone to my ear.
“Hi. Devin.” Daddy said.
“What’s up?” I asked.
“Well, are you sitting down.” Right as he asked me this, I looked around at my friends. Then I got up and walked into the hallway to sit at a bench. I remember the sunlight shining through the window. It was the perfect day, but not for this kind of conversation. Continue reading “On Hope : Have You Ever Lost Someone?”