Tales from a Reluctant Rush-Junky

Tales from a Reluctant Rush-Junky

So today marks my first official day as a “self-supporting” full-time writer. And—no joke—I’m a little petrified.I’ve fancied jumping off this cliff for a long time. I’d stand a few feet from the edge gazing up into the...
Who Will Inherit My Treasure?

Who Will Inherit My Treasure?

I have seena squirrel run up a treebackwards.I have seenthe pale blue smoke of dirtbikes hanging in the morning mist.I have seenmailmen without a smile.I have seenants heft a crumb, heaving in unison.I have seena dead friend in a casket.I have seenpuppies born into...
Amaranthine: The Unfading Devotion of God

Amaranthine: The Unfading Devotion of God

Silly, silly girls.Running, running after love.Your Lover already cherishes you.What more can others give? Their words are honey.Their eyes are heated.Their arms are sinewy.But their hearts are fickle and unfaithful. But your Lover, his words are true.His...

Once Upon a Time

I’ve held onto my treasure for long enough. Now it’s time to share it with my friends.Every Thursday I’ll be posting the next chapter. If you miss one, you can always find it on the main menu under FICTION. Here is chapter 1 of The Chasm...

The Chasm Crosser Comes

I’ve held onto this story for a few years hoping to get it published. But with teaching full-time, holding a second job as a fitness instructor, and raising three kids, my dream to support myself writing has been pushed off the back burner and into the...

Now I’m Just Showing Off

Okay, yes, technically I am the only actor in this little commercial so it appears like I’m tooting my own horn. But I’m really showing off my 12-year-old daughter here. She’s the one who came up with this really cool idea for a school project (do a...

Love Song #139

It says in the Talmud, “We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.” In other words, how we view others and the world in general is all about perspective. It’s all about our point of view. So I took one of the most beloved Psalms and...

Settling for the Cheap Stuff

Greetings: In case you were wondering, I did not fall off the writing wagon. I’m still getting my sea legs in my new teaching job and so time–even writing time–is a luxury. But I did have a day off and thought I would sneak in...

“Table for Two” Sneak Preview

Here’s a few clips from the HD-DVD of “Table for Two” from the 2013 Florida Discipleship Conference.  “Tell Me the Truth”  Maria Calviat as Rachel Willis        “I’m...

Three Weeks and Counting

I know, I know. I’ve been out of touch.No, I’m not dead. Although I think my muse has slipped into a coma.Yesterday someone helped me reconsider how I can keep in communicado with my adoring fans–I mean, friends.Thing is, I’m on the cusp...