Beauty for Ashes

Isaiah 61:3. Beauty for ashes. It’s not just a cliché. God never speaks in clichés. Cynical hearts may twist His pure words into a sneer of hypocrisy, but never think that God is the author of contempt. Isaiah 61:3 is a promise to rebuild what was broken. Creation is...
Written Once Upon a Time

Written Once Upon a Time

A few months ago, Mom handed me a fat file of papers that my late grandmother had collected. She suggested I might find items that would contribute to my book series World Without Sound. God bless Grandma! Our letters to her send me right back to childhood. Here is...
Thank you

Thank you

As I continue to learn how to manage an author website and place pertinent information on it for your interest, I want to thank you, my first year’s subscribers, for your support. 2018 will bring you more excerpts from Sparkles from Silence and tidbits about...
Are We Almost There, Lord?

Are We Almost There, Lord?

Growing up in the Air Force, I endured a lot of long car rides. We drove to a new home every few months, eventually stretching that to every three years. We drove to visit family and old friends, hours and hours rolling past flat lands or hills or mountains. We always...
Wound Therapy

Wound Therapy

My mother sustained a nasty fall a while ago resulting in a deep gash that required fifteen sutures. In order for the arm to heal properly, the doctor sent her to a center for wound therapy. I never knew such places existed. They specialize in keeping wounds clean,...

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