Category Archives: Spirituality

New Blog posts

Here’s my latest blog post about Revelation and my latest WNIJ post about a lonely chicken.  Thank you for following me here, but I’ve moved over to Katie Andraski. Scroll down a bit you’ll see a box to subscribe to my … Continue reading

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Extreme Week

The moon rose exultant and carried me into joy. Now I don’t feel joy too often, but I did this night, so much so I tossed the hay bag over the stall wall and tipped my  bucket of water across … Continue reading

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Wake Up

Wake up. Wake up. Stay awake because “you do not know when the Lord of the house is coming, whether in the evening, or at midnight, or at cock crow, or in the morning. May he not come suddenly and find you … Continue reading

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Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine or Does it? A Nod to Advent

When I looked at this picture and looked again, I saw a woman with a  cavern gaping inside her, and not one full of crystals that is so hot humans can only visit with oxygen suits on, no not that … Continue reading

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River Caught Sunlight: Excerpt

Here is an excerpt from The River Caught Sunlight. Just after making funeral arrangements of her mother, Janice needs to walk away. Marcel is her brother’s girlfriend. You’ll find the novel’s title here as well: “Back at The Farm, a warm … Continue reading

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A Meditation on the Constellation Orion

1. Stepped out on the porch, and into Orion’s belt, long before dawn. I was on my way to do chores, only I ran into these stars, my nose burning, with his rich, redolent stink. He stood, legs spread, like I’ve … Continue reading

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October Journal

Wednesday,The day greeted by a blood moon, Oct. 8 At dawn, a string of geese, the pink light of an early sun, tipping their wings. A cedar waxwing knocked dead by our window, the yellow tips on her wings still … Continue reading

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Good Gifts

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 The starlings sounded like hard rain coming across the corn. Out here you hear that rain a mile away, sweeping closer, until the drops fall on your head and shoulders. But no, it was birds who’d stepped on … Continue reading

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Story of my novel: When I was “called” to write

August 10, 2014 (A week after my novel officially entered the world) I just took a nap and woke up wanting to comment on Nadia Bolz Weber’s sermon about the five loaves and two fishes. I wanted to ask could … Continue reading

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How I Trashed Frank Schaeffer in my Novel as an American Hitler and Why He’s Promoting It: Guest BLOG by the Former Schaeffer Family Crossway Books Publicist

How I Trashed Frank Schaeffer in my Novel as an American Hitler and Why He’s Promoting It: Guest BLOG by the Former Schaeffer Family Crossway Books Publicist Here’s what Frank says, “Katie sent me this essay about trashing me. It’s … Continue reading

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