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Posts from the ‘Grief’ Category

Home Essay in Barren Magazine, Issue No. 4

I'm honored to have an essay in Barren Magazine, Issue No. 4, which released today. Truly grateful to Jason Ramsey for choosing “Home” as an Editor’s Pick and to Barren for their kind inclusion of my work alongside the many talented writers, poets, and photographers. Many thanks, Jason & Barren!

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The Scent of Maple – A Short Story

“The Scent of Maple” is now available to read online in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s literary journal, Westview.

“The Scent of Maple” is a story about the unlikely friendship of a woman named Annie and a curious five-year-old named Ben. You can read it on page 15 of the journal here.

Hope you enjoy the story.

Westview Spring-Summer 2015

Hope for the Wilderness Wanderer: Book Review of Marlena Graves’ A Beautiful Disaster

In my little office I have a few bookshelves reserved for books that are ‘keepers,’ the ones I’ve read and keep, knowing I’ll read them again and again.

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Life in the Margins – Advent 2013

If you find yourself in the margins this Christmas season, know that there is One who sees you. He was born into and lived His life in the margins and He'll meet you right where you are.

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Dwelling in the Beauty of the Good – One Word 2013

Even in loss, moments of joy pop up unexpectedly like wildflowers. It takes a focused eye to appreciate their beauty.

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