Category Archives: my stories

short stories, experimental bits of stories and excerpts from larger pieces

#Hate

I made the mistake of reading some of the comments on Yahoo news stories.  It amazed and saddened me that there are so many people who are so full of hate.  It didn’t matter what the subject of the story … Continue reading

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A Dream

My memories of a dream January 27, 2015 I had a dream, or I think I had a dream. Just as I was waking in the morning the dream began. I have had many dreams before that began near the … Continue reading

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Arrogance

While I am not a Muslim, I know that they believe there is one god and that god created everything and everyone. Yet there are tens of thousands of “Muslims” who, through their actions, are stating that they believe they … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Present

Every Christmas many people scramble to pick out the perfect gift for their loved ones and others (or not) and, in spite of all their efforts, many presents end up in the trash soon after Christmas.  I am an especially hard … Continue reading

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A Winter Muse

Thank You Lord for the birds at my bird feeder this morning. Thank You for the bright flashes of red as the cardinals dash in and out. Thank You for the pecking and scratching of the juncos feeding like tiny … Continue reading

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Amazing Discovery!

Our scientists are working hard to learn how the world works.  However, sometimes they need to have a little direction.  A news story from Reuters reported that a team of 100 scientists have mapped the entire genome of the centipede!  … Continue reading

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Suicide

I have always felt that suicide was a very bad thing but I could not clearly express why I felt that way.  I have been reading “Orthodoxy” by G.K. Chesterton and I found exactly the words I had been seeking.  … Continue reading

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Very Best in the Whole World?

I just received an email promoting an ebook awards program.  Great, I thought; now I can promote my books and increase my sales. Then I read the first line of the message – “The fifth annual eLit eBook Awards are … Continue reading

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Emmaus retreat

I have been preparing to launch the Emmaus retreat program at All Saints (my church) for two years.  Finally it is starting!  Tomorrow we leave for our first retreat with nine retreatants signed up. These last few weeks have been … Continue reading

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I need to get busy on my new #novel

My fourth novel, a sequel to “The Plagues”, has been languishing for many months but a recent discovery I read about forces me to get busy on completing it. The new novel explains a lot about the “Baal”, the alien … Continue reading

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