Category: loss

  • New Release Available for Pre-Order

    PRE-ORDER ON AMAZON A big dreamer and successful novelist carries the sins of his father and a secret that leaves him wondering if he is the author or killer of love. Stephen feels he is marked from day one to lose the ones he loves. His mother dies giving birth to him, and his alcoholic […]

  • When God Shows Up

    “I need You; oh, I need You.”  I tried to stop the lyrics from playing in my head. I didn’t want to hear them. “Every hour I need you.” Yet they persisted. “My one Defense, my Righteousness. Oh, God, how I need You.” (“Lord, I Need You,” Matt Maher) But I didn’t want to need […]

  • Book Review: This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

    This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every so often, when sifting through sand, you find a precious gem. This book is one of them. This Tender Land is a timeless coming-of-age story that is highly literary. The story is told from a much older version of the protagonist […]

  • Mile Marker 139

    via Mile Marker 139   My newest book, to be released on Jan. 18, 2020! Check the link for more details. More info coming soon!

  • My Beauty – Red, White, and Blue

      My beauty, she flies for everyone, In times of rain, in times of sun. I close my eyes and try To see beyond each lie, For falsehood is mud That longs to cover up the blood — Blood spilled with each life given For us and the land we live in. It’s not a […]

  • Poetry Tuesday/Journey Through Lent – Good Friday

    Why should we feel at a loss When we see Him hanging from a cross? With His life he did pay For the sins we commit every day. We can sit here and ask why Our Prince of Peace had to die. Maybe our minds will one day realize That if we truly open our […]

  • Review of Of Knights and Dogfights by Ellie Midwood

    Of Knights and Dogfights: A WWII Novel by Ellie Midwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ellie Midwood, expert of World War II historical fiction, has done it again. She’s crafted a gripping, emotional tale about the everyday person who lived through such harrowing times. In Of Knights and Dogfights, we meet two young men […]

  • Review of Eternal Flame: A Rose of Anzio Story by Alexa Kang

    Eternal Flame: A Rose of Anzio Story by Alexa Kang My rating: 5 of 5 stars This story is a YA, romance, time-travel, historical fiction. And I love the premise: a soldier from 1944 and a teenage-girl from 1989 in love! I don’t read many time-travel stories, but time travel is something that intrigues me, […]

  • Review of Final Mission: Zion – A World War 2 Thriller by Chuck Driskell

    Final Mission: Zion – A World War 2 Thriller by Chuck Driskell My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a powerful story of the resilience of the human spirit during times of atrocity and how ultimately our choices define us. Neil Reuter is an American who fought during the Great War and has since […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 21 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    The Greatest Gift Everyone gathered, young and old, Around the Christmas tree topped by a star of gold. Smiles spread across faces; the air was light and warm, For it was many years ago the Blessed Babe was born. Content with what they had heard, They could now rest assured That peace and goodwill toward […]