For political writers who see our work as a necessary tool in
the struggle for social change, faith is essential; it determines
and shapes commitment as well as vision.
MY WORK AS AN ARTIST is a reflection of God's work of creation
in our society and in the world.
Creativity comes from inspiration; inspiration comes from spirituality;
spirituality comes from holiness; and holiness comes from God.
All people are created in the image of God and so are spir
THE TASK of the novelist is to give the devil his due. I will
leave it to the saints to manifest God's presence in their words
and deeds. That is the art of saints.
IN MY AUGHT YEARS (that time before teen-dom), somebody
in my family left a hamburger on the stove, which proceeded to
GOD'S CREATIVITY can be reflected in innumerable ways in our world, but artists have a particular role. Artists often instinctively sense changes in society first.
About 10 years ago, I fulfilled my great childhood wish to own a horse.
Creativity and spirituality are intimately linked
All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful. -Flannery O'Connor