Inspirations

george This man was one of my first inspirations to become a storyteller.  Few have invited me to such a sensory experience of the Bible; under his masterful touch, the living word truly came to life!  Here is his website to glimpse the breadth of work he has produced, as well as his live performance of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal.  Hands down one of my favorites!

mckenzie In his own words, “Tim McKenzie is President and Founder of On Every Word, a non-profit ministry that seeks to inspire the love, value and practice of abiding in God’s Word both by example and instruction. In his multimedia presentations, Tim takes you on worshipful Scriptural journeys that come from the heart and touch the soul. Tim and his wife, Suzanne, have been married for 36 years, have three children and three grandchildren, and make their home in Sugar Land, Texas.” 

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“Man, Sub-creator, the refracted Light
through whom is splintered from a single White
to many hues, and endlessly combined
in living shapes that move from mind to mind.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, On Fairy-stories

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“The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we know and restores to them the rich significance which has been hidden by ‘the veil of familiarity.’ The child enjoys his cold meat, otherwise dull to him, by pretending it is buffalo, just killed with his own bow and arrow. And the child is wise. The real meat comes back to him more savory for having been dipped in a story…by putting bread, gold, horse, apple, or the very roads into a myth, we do not retreat from reality: we rediscover it.”
― C.S. Lewis, On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature

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“In art, the Trinity is expressed in the Creative Idea, the Creative Energy, and the Creative Power—the first imagining of the work, then the making incarnate of the work, and third the meaning of the work.”
― Dorothy L. Sayers, The Mind of the Maker