A POST BY AMBER AND PHOTO OF HER PARENTS-  Looks like we have a philosopher in our family! Granddaughter Amber, surfer, basketball player, student in Hawaiian Studies, is already a gifted writer is in her second year at the University of Hawaii, Hilo campus.  She shares about the ‘Fire’ in her life. Beautiful post, Amber!  See Amber’s surfing photos at  Her dad’s blog is  He is a professional guitarist, among other things!


Writing is dangerous, and often scary, not necessarily because of the status of the person who reads it; no, most writers could care less thereof.  Itʻs not even because of the way your brain needs to stitch appropriate vocabulary together, creating something that actually makes sense; thatʻs all subjective.  However, sharing your opinion on any given matter from Same-sex Marriage to Homelessness in Hawaiʻi, is brutal.  Depending on how you read that sentence, some would think Iʻve weighed those two issues and sited them as if I were putting one on a pedestal of priority, and have a fit about it (or a problem about my addressing them as “issues”).  See what I mean? And even now, through ages and crossroads of language and expression amongst the worldsʻ most hidden to familiar civilizations, elucidation of your own gut feeling is ominous.  I donʻt believe Iʻm a writer.. maybe an artist somehow…

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About Shofar/Liz

I have a Christian blogsite-'God's Enduring Love' at with 'Words of Encouragement from the Bible and Liz's Journal'. Also, an art blogsite-'Art with Aloha' at 'A Journal About Art and Life. I use acrylic and oil paints, graphite pencils and pen and ink.

Posted on October 28, 2013, in About Me And My Family and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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