“Tell the readers a story! Because without a story, you are merely using words to prove you can string them together in logical sentences.”
– Anne McCaffrey
Book Two: The Miracle Teachings… First edit done. Formatting begun. This formatting is somewhat more complicated than Miracles and Messengers, since it is a combination of questions channeled by the guide and then answered, plus notes I took and a diary I kept, which tell the story of my experience of what was happening to me.
I don’t read much else, because my eyes get tired after four to six hours a day of editing or formatting. But an old friend recently reminded me of how much I like Hafiz, as translated by Daniel Ladinsky for the modern world. The beginning of one poem, “The Theater of Freedom,” begins with words that reflect what the dictation I received seems to be doing:
In my divine studio
What I have been working on is this:
Painting the Truth
A more realistic picture of God…