Live Reading: A Prayer for Faith

A Prayer for Faith A wise woman told me  If you’re going to be a faith-keeper  you better step out on  faith. Though sometimes faith  appears a just a thin sheet of ice spread over the water tenuous at best  on the first day of  spring. Do you notice how it  shimmers at dawn? Can […]

Redemption: A Poem

Redemption     i have been unwanted and I have been desired   i have been praised and I have been called names   i have been pushed down and I have been held up    i have been torn down and I have stood up    i have been neglected and I have been […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 34: What I Liked Most About Teaching High School English

A little bit ago I invited my readers to ask me anything. One of the questions I received was what did you like the most about teaching high school English?  I was waiting to answer this question because I was looking for something in particular, which I can’t find, of course. (I hate it when you just saw […]

Fearless Writing Challenge Day 17; or My Mom Visited Yesterday

Maybe it was the eclipse the day before that thinned the space between us, but something strange happened yesterday, on the 7th anniversary of my mom’s passing. As a writer, it is not unusual for me to have a “flash of inspiration” where all of a sudden I get an idea for a story or […]