The Faithful Fool

— is the title of my current work-in-progress, The Faithful Fool, a novel of Saint Francis of Assisi. I’ll be sharing my thoughts and feelings about the saint, as well as my own inner journey as I write. I hope other writers, spiritual explorers and whoever else reads this blog also share.

All writers have to be Faithful Fools. Writing is a craft, a creative endeavor, a catharsis, a way to communicate to so many unknown people who still have time to pick up a book but it is not a profession. I believe it is a calling.

In a time when the format of books is undergoing a transformation, when people find it difficult to read anything longer than a text message or a Facebook post, a writer is a fool to spend so much time sitting alone, seeking words to convey what is often just a feeling or a vision.

Therefore, I call all such fools to share their trials and victories, their challenges and solutions. Most of all, let us encourage each other to be Faithful Fools.

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If you wish to contact me for any reason, no matter how foolish, go ahead.

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