Happy Fall and welcome to September! The past few months of relative quietness here have been a period of thinking for me. I've asked myself, why do I do this--write, especially poetry? Why do I post it here? Do I want to keep doing this? This June before holidays I lived under a cloud of… Continue reading Denial

Book Reviews, Christian fiction

Road to Nowhere (review)

Road to Nowhere by Paul Robertson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Genre: Literary, contemporary murder mystery. Worldview: Christian. Plot in brief: A proposed highway connecting tony Gold Valley to petrified Wardsville galvanizes Jefferson County residents and has everyone taking sides for and against. Who’s really behind it? How will it impact Wardsville’s quaint image… Continue reading Road to Nowhere (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction

Sidetracked (review)

Sidetracked by Brandilyn Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars Driving home from Clara’s shower after everyone else has left, 34-year-old Delanie spots a suspicious-looking character in a dark hoodie, and then a body lying on the sidewalk. Right from the first chapter of Brandilyn Collins’ Sidetracked, we’re alerted as to what kind of story… Continue reading Sidetracked (review)

Biography, Book Reviews

My Life’s Journey (review)

My Life's Journey by Janet Kataaha Museveni My rating: 5 of 5 stars If I told you Janet Museveni was the first lady of an African nation, could you name which one? Until last week, me neither. But now that I have met this talented woman in the pages of her memoir, I know that… Continue reading My Life’s Journey (review)

Poems by others, Public Domain, Religious

St. Patrick’s Prayer

Happy St. Patrick's Day! The Prayer of St. Patrick I arise today Through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock. I arise today Through God's strength to pilot me; God's might to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Prayer

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Next Step (review)

Next Step - How to Start Living Intentionally and Discover What God Really Wants for Your Life by Timothy K. Lynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Next Step is a guidebook/workbook designed to help people evaluate their lives and plot a course for the future. In brief chapters businessman Timothy K. Lynn leads readers… Continue reading Next Step (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction

Spirit Bridge – review

Spirit Bridge by James L. Rubart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Spirit Bridge—the third and final book in the three-book Well Spring series by James Rubart—is a cat-and-mouse game of evil versus good. In it we follow members of the Warriors Riding Ministry—Reece, Doug, Brandon, Marcus, and Dana that readers have met in books… Continue reading Spirit Bridge – review