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Guest Post - Aaron L.

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CAN THE WORST OF TIMES MAKE FOR THE BEST OF LINES?
I think I heard somewhere that "life is pain". I beg to differ. Life is the
ability to survive the pain.

When I began my journey into creating my novel, "Light Under the House" I
only had a germ of a plot and not much else. I was a college drop out at the
time and didn't have much going for me. I had also sown a lot of seeds into
endeavors that turned out to be useless. I had a mountain of wasted
opportunity and regrets piled up. I wasn't trained expert in any field. What
did I know? Then again, I did know a few things.  I knew about rejection. I
knew about the loss friendship. I knew about living with frustration, anger,
and fear. I knew those things. I knew I had a story to tell.

So I asked myself, what does it look like to overcome the wounds I've been
dealt? What does it look like to fail and come back again? What does faith
in action look like? As I started to ask myself these questions, the novel
grew and so di…