The deception of his brother and his father has weighed heavily on him. For nearly two decades, he has lived away from home; ample time for the event to magnify itself in his mind and become a fixation. He knows that he did wrong. He also knows that it was necessary. Now, he’s about to face his ultimate challenge…himself!
How should we related to the unanswered prayers of an entire people? Perhaps an answer can be found in the fact that we base the order of the central prayer of our liturgy on a prayer that was not in fact granted.
Why do we write what we write? How do we go about creating the worlds and moods that flow from mind to mind through the medium of words? Writers are, first and foremost, moodsmiths and only secondarily wordsmiths. This contribution to a multi-blog survey of writers around the world explores the process behind the words.