William Porter, a self-proclaimed sinner cowboy from the hills of Tennessee, adjusted his black felt cowboy hat, the leather band worn by age and the constant fingering of his strong fingers. His hands not rough and calloused like a factual rancher but soft. Never the less William Porter was at heart a true cowboy. If … Continue reading There and Back: William Porter and His Hat
There should be more, much more, to life than our traditional definition of success. There is a lot to be said about being successful, not all of it is bad. Having a comfortable life style is nice, sure. How we treat other people is a better way to show our success. We all want to … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Live to be Significant not Successful
Now Available on Amazon Gadlin O’Hale’s Fantastic Recipes: From the Seven Kingdoms taken from the greatest Pub's, Tavern's, and Inns by Brendan O’Gara Johan, Wandalor, Dar, Thalin and Gadlin, came from different backgrounds, thrown together by fate and these are their stories. The first of them anyway. Currently we are collaborating on a high fantasy … Continue reading Announcement
George Washington Carver once said, "Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there." I have never understood why people argue about who God is. It does … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Who is God?
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Did you read We Will Get There? Write a Review for it on Amazon this week and I will give you the ebook of Almost There for free upon release! (EBook release date is 1/30/2018, exclusive to reviews dated today-Nov 21)
This past week I explained my foundation of belief so what does this have to do with my writing and my novels? I use this foundation, my life foundation, for all my stories and characters. I think all creative people use their values as a starting point for making art. The most authentic art comes … Continue reading Foundation of Belief
The O'Garas have been busy editing and writing. Today we have an announcement. Brendan's book is set for release on December 1, 2017 and will be available through amazon.
I believe in home as a place of peace. Home. It is a place of contentment and security. Everyone deserves this place. It may be your house, where you grew up or some other place you call home. However, home as a place of peace may not be a place at all, it may be … Continue reading Believe Home
I believe in respect for others and respect for the dignity of every human being. I believe that every person is precious, that people are more important than things and that everyone deserves respect. I do not have to agree with your values to respect you. I do not have to even like you to … Continue reading Believe Respect