New Book in the Mail! Frankenstein: A Screenplay

Can't wait to read this new book by A.S. Peterson, author of two of my favorite books, Fiddlers Gun and Fiddlers Green!! I plan to take it on my Alaskan cruise in two weeks! "The story of Victor Frankenstein and his creature is much more than a mere monster tale. It's a story rich with theological, sociological, … Continue reading New Book in the Mail! Frankenstein: A Screenplay

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Update On My Writing: Why This Short Story Writer Turned Poet

Well guys, I am now a poet pursuing publication. For those of you who don't know, for the last five years, I have written what I have affectionately called "stoems," a cross between a short story and a poem. I went an unconventional route with getting feedback on my latest stoem. After sharing it with … Continue reading Update On My Writing: Why This Short Story Writer Turned Poet

Essential Oils Mom Baffled How Child Got Sick

HOUSTON, TX -- Local mom of seven and resident expert on essential oils and homeopathic remedies, Purity Grasse, was baffled by 7 year old son, Ledum's illness last week. "We only eat organic, non-GMO foods: gluten-free grains, free-range chicken and eggs, and grassfed beef." Purity said. "I regularly diffuse Thieves essential oil blend throughout the … Continue reading Essential Oils Mom Baffled How Child Got Sick

Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis 
Read October 28th

 (Afterward by Chad Walsh read on the 29th) 4 Stars I was pleased with myself for finishing the entire book in one sitting--but then again, I couldn't very well go to bed in the middle anyway. It frightened me to see the questions, the doubts, the … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

I Left Heaven For This??

I read the following original short story last month in a writing group I attend and thought it would be a good time to highlight it here on the blog. Like "A (Stereo)typical Interviews with Three Millenarians," it is a satirical piece that gave me a new angle with which to address theological arguments and … Continue reading I Left Heaven For This??

Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

With the holidays rolling around again, especially Thanksgiving, the topic of gratitude is a hot topic. My Facebook feed is already flooded by posts and book recommendations on gratitude. One book in particular took the market by storm three years ago and its author has continued to hold a steady and devout following ever since. … Continue reading Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

Two Weeping Kings

Awhile back, I was introduced to the talents of Eric Whitacre and his evocative song "When David Heard", by my composer-friend, Zachary Horner (if you get the chance, be sure to check out his Sound Cloud account for samples of his own amazing work), and continue to be fascinated by the song's depth and intensity … Continue reading Two Weeping Kings

Whale-Lines, Foolish Elves, and the Faith of Laughter

When you think about it, death is never more than one false step away. One run red-light. One moment of distraction while driving on the highway. One minute a child is left unattended. One tree that fell the wrong way. One plane ride that fails to reach its destination. One stray bullet in the bunker. One … Continue reading Whale-Lines, Foolish Elves, and the Faith of Laughter