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Bonhoeffer, Insignificance, and the Ministry of Presence

“He has made the lowly and humble to be lifted up. That is the wonder of wonders, that God loves the lowly: ‘God has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.’ Read more

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

Remembering Lily Short Story in The Examined Life Journal

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Writing and Humanities Program just released The Examined Life Journal, Fall 2015, Issue 4.2. The journal explores the confluence of art and medicine Read more

Sacred Giving & the Panis Angelicus at SheLoves Magazine

PAUSE SheLoves Magazine: a global community of women who love

 

Andrea Bocelli’s voice fills the room. Waves of notes swell and rescind like velvet billowing in the wind. Read more

On Writing and Blogging, and a Bit of Good News

If you follow Bella Verita, I must apologize. I’m a bad blogger by blogging standards not having posted more than a couple times in the last year. That and a blog is supposed to have a single focus and I seem to be all over the place. Again, my apologies. I have been working on a few projects and in lieu of them, haven’t posted much. Read more