Category Archives: My novels and writings

Children

Soul blog inspired by Isaiah 11 and Mark 10: 13-16 In Isaiah we read that The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead

  Inspired by Exodus 17:1-7 On my drive along Interstate 64 I saw ahead of me was an oversized load with one of those accompanying pickup trucks that block the lane so you can’t pass on the bridges or narrow … Continue reading

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Armstrongs

  Television Interview with Christina St Clair I wonder if it is merely coincidence that the name of the local TV network, who interviewed me for a show called Chapters, is Armstrong which is the name of my co-author for Ten Yen … Continue reading

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Ken and Barbie

Driving in this little town I want to call home. I see a man, with startling eyes, Heading towards midtown Kroger’s. I wish I could love him, but I don’t. I prefer the tattoos he no doubt oozes from his … Continue reading

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Bad Hair Days and God

 Blog inspired by John: 12: 3 Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of … Continue reading

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For Heaven’s Sake

Inspired by Matthew 16:21-28 When Peter said, “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God,” he got it about Jesus. Right? But here he is responding to Jesus who is trying to show the disciples he is facing … Continue reading

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Love is of God–Ten Yen

Hi, I’m trying to get the word out about my latest book.  I am excited that it has just been published as an e-book, and it will also be available in print.  It’s a love story.  Perhaps the greatest desire of … Continue reading

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Ten Yen–the Making of a Monk–now available as an e-book

I am excited about this book which was released on August 21.  It came about after Ten Yen True, the sequel, was published. Why? My co-author, Amanda Armstrong’s husband, David Armstrong, wanted to know about the monk in Ten Yen … Continue reading

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Treasure

In a drawer where I keep tea-towels, I came across a secret compartment and found treasure, a bag containing silverware. Three pieces were vintage children’s cutlery, mementos from a Disney trip: Micky, Minnie, and Donald. I speculated that the former owner, … Continue reading

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The Grouse of Helplessness

  We are living in anxious times. I took a walk on a nature trail and startled a grouse and watched him flurry away. When I got back to my house, I noticed something brown lying on the ground. It … Continue reading

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