Hi, my name is Mark Lee. I write things.

When I was six years old, I discovered A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. That book served as a threshold into this magical world of faith, culture, and imagination. Soon I found myself exploring other places like Narnia and Prydain and Middle Earth. Most importantly, I discovered the soul shaping power of words.

This site serves a journal of sorts as I continue to stand at that curious intersection of faith, culture, and imagination. I have several longer projects I’m working on, but this blog will always be at the heart of my writing life.

I started blogging a few years back, and have found it to be an amazing medium. I love how I can record my thoughts and then read your feedback in almost real time.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey. I hope you’ll stick around and read what I have to say. But most importantly, I hope you’ll join in on the conversation (that’s kind of the point). So let me know what you think!


P.S. In case you’re new here, I’ve made a list of some of my favorite posts as a starting point.

Mark Lee 101 – if you don’t know much about me, start here.

What Do You Believe? – the most important question of your life

On giving up diet soda and the power of habit – Intro to my series on habits

Why going for “quality time” with your kids is a bad idea – The most important thing I’ve learned as a dad

25 things I’ve learned in 25 years of playing guitar

Confessions of a recovering know-it-all

P.P.S. I also write blog posts/show recaps for the Third Day website. Check it out for  a behind-the-scenes look at life on the road.