the final chapter

Finished! Fifty-six thousand words! Two hundred pages. A prologue, fourteen chapters, and the epilogue are finished. I want to thank the Lord for his words of encouragement to me through it all: Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His…

not lawful in Heaven

Chapter Six Wednesday Morning – August 14, 2013 “Lee, I can’t just sell out and move to Ridgeview on the off chance that you and David will be able to unite enough people to actually rent a building and pay salaries. David may have faith enough to trust in God to supply all of his…

that’s not going to happen

Chapter Five – 2013 Saturday Morning – February 2, 2013 Lee sat, warming her hands with the cup of fresh coffee she’d just brought from the kitchen. Her gaze focused on the barn and outbuildings beyond the library window. Nothing was moving out there; no one walking around, no animal grazing across the fence in…

can’t sleep

Chapter Four Saturday Night – November 10, 2012 Rosalyn Gundersen sat bolt upright in bed startled out of a sound sleep. Clutching the blankets to her chest as a shield, she felt a cold sweat beading lightly on her face and arms. Slowly she realized her scream, the scream that woke her, had indeed been…

snowed in

Chapter Three   Tuesday Morning – September 11, 2012 Driving home in the wee hours of the morning, exhausted and at the same time exhilarated, Lee replayed the events of the evening, thoughtfully envisioning each action and conversation. As Simon and Roz had followed her progress through the church they had prayed quietly, holding hands…

esoteric power

Monday Evening – September 10, 2012 Margery Whitmore sat in front of her computer with a cup of hot chocolate and a few chocolate cookies. In front of the computer was a place Margie was prone to sit for a major portion of every evening. Except Sundays and Wednesdays, of course, then she sat in…

wrong believing

Chapter Two – 2012 Friday Night – September 7, 2012 A bone chilling wind swirled around her ankles, sending the hem of her long denim coat whipping against her boots. Lee Langston shuddered, more from apprehension than from the cold, then purposefully strode across the parking lot toward the bright patch of light pouring through…

crazy old woman

Thursday Afternoon – July 14, 2008 By two o’clock Lee had finished her lunch and the few errands she’d planned for her trip to town. She’d driven the five miles to her small farm, hauled in the groceries, put away the perishables and run her pickup into the shed where it was protected from the…

inappropriate behavior

Prologue Living by faith imparts God’s grace to me each day. Walking by faith brings blessings – heavenly delights that are the assurance of my salvation and my security in Christ – each day. The Apostle Peter and John the Beloved wrote of these things too. “To those who believe in the name of the…

fact or fiction

Fact There’s no way to be in two places at once. It simply is not possible for me to spend time working on a new story and at the same time put up regular posts here. So, in case you’ve wondered, for the past week or more I’ve been helping a new work of Fiction unfold. And… Yes thank you. It’s coming along…