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Stories are my favorite.

 

I’m Mark. I’ve been enamored with stories and storytellers since I was a kid. Disney, Milne, Lewis, Tolkien. I heard all of their stories over and over again. I could never get enough.

I still can’t get enough. Stories are the bridge connecting people and generations. There’s magic in story. Magic to transport you, to immerse you, to move you. Magic to reset the condition of your soul.

Good stories highlight the beautiful, ephemeral nature of life. They remind us wonderful and terrible things happen to real people. Most importantly, perhaps, they tell us the terrible things do not have the final say.

Good stories reflect truth. They tunnel it beneath the walls of the highly-guarded heart. They slip it under the radar of the cynical mind.

As a person of faith, spiritual stories have shaped me since I was a little kid. The truths I’ve discovered and put into practice have guided me every day of my life. They have led me to a life of purpose and fulfillment. They have shown me who I am and who I can be.

Here you will find the convergence of faith and story.

Here you will find the truths that guide me.

Here the pages will be dripping with hope, joy, and gratitude.

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About Mark D. Paul

Mark lives in Atlanta with his wife and two teenage children. He loves his family, his church, and his beloved Georgia Bulldogs. To get to know Mark a little better, click here.