Holy & Mesmerizing Fiction

A friend walked into a client's home and found my book among a stack on the client's table. What friend is in your stack?

      The kindly looking fellow in the light blue shirt pulled me aside moments before my presentation at the library. Your book has made me do a lot of thinking, he said. Oh? I replied. Yes. About mental illness. My mother took  her life. My brother is a schizophrenic. He pulled out a [Read More...]

Dear Mommy Dearest

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  I am not getting my mother anything for Mother’s Day, the boy proclaimed. I wouldn’t know where to send it if I did. Instead I’m getting Dad a bunch of frilly things. I’d already heard the story of how the kid’s momma abandoned her son, ran off with another man. The boy is hurt [Read More...]

About that Supreme Court Ruling on Ceremonial Prayers

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  When The Redhead called to tell me that her cancer was back and had moved into her bones, I was sitting on the floor of my bedroom closet. The door was closed. I went into the closet the minute she called because I had a feeling the news wasn’t good and I wanted privacy. [Read More...]


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