I haven't written in a very long time, in fact I let my subscription lapse and I am back to a basic blog. I figured why spend the money on something I am not using. So forgive this rather brief and unadorned update. I am numb. I live in a miasma of nothingness. I work, … Continue reading It Has Set In
Two weeks ago today I began a specific waiting process. It was then that I began to feel ill and indeed to this day I am not yet right. It was on the heels of writing the lyrics to a song called WAIT, I had no idea what that would mean until now. You see, … Continue reading Another shelf
I am for once at a loss for words. What was and is and will be are colliding and it's a bit of a mess right now. So much is going through my mind, I had to delete a couple hasty blogs and rethink myself. Seems to me I just wrote a song a few days … Continue reading Keep Waiting
I wanted to take a moment and thank you for a great year at alwaysrisealways! It makes me happy to say that last year I received as many views as all previous years combined. I am hoping the content continues to be worthy of your time and consideration. Thanks, Chris
As a child I started playing the violin in the 5th grade. I played in the junior orchestra, a community orchestra and in college as concertmaster of the symphony orchestra. Years later I taught myself to play guitar and began playing in a worship band. That continued for decades as I played in larger and … Continue reading The Music was Silenced
My amazing wife. She has been through so much herself yet she has such strength to support me in my illness. SHE is an amazing beautiful woman with a deep inner resilience. I am the most fortunate of men to have her love.
It's a complicated story but it resolves with a new name. I have blogged for years as the rip[ple] effect but times have pushed me onward and upward. I am now a .com site, so to limit confusion I changed the name to match. If you follow me you are one of 102 people. I … Continue reading New Title…Same Great and Improved Content!
It's been years in the making, four years to be exact. Soon I will be debuting a new site with video blogging and musical content. What has gone from inspired to necessity I will be taking up a notch. I hope you will find the new format interesting, informative and entertaining. Thanks for your continued … Continue reading New Content and a New Look! Coming Soon!