Author James L. Rubart’s latest tale, Book of Days, follows hero Cameron Vaux as the man quests to find God's Book of Days. Learn about the author's personal emotional journey that inspired him to create this new mystery.
Do you take photos? Me too. Why do we fill our phones and flash cards with thousands of pictures of our family and friends, of landscapes, of birthdays and holidays and the events that shape our lives?
Because something inside us wants to remember.
Something inside us longs to capture that moment of joy or breakthrough or tenderness. I believe it’s because of a universal desire to record our lives, to somehow keep the ravages of time from eroding our most treasured moments.
It was around 2000 that my family realized my dad had started losing his most treasured moments. As parts of his mind slipped away, it only caused the joy inside him to be released in fuller measure—that part was a gift. Even so, the pain of watching him walk down the path of the long-goodbye was wrenching.