Writing

These are a collection of writings, in several different genres, to encourage you and help you grow closer to Jesus.

Dear Mother 3

Dear Mother, I’m growing old. Growing old faster than I want. I’ve got some mustache and beard, all at this very small age. Aha, can we talk about my date of birth a little? Will you explain what really happened? Everyone, except me, agrees...

Who Is Jesus?

The ancient Greek writing traditionally called The Gospel of John is a testimony to the identity of Jesus. John 20:31 declares that it was written for a very specific purpose.

to be swallowed by life

i feel it when the leaves first bud from tree limbs emerging from barren months when light filters green the birds chorus opening their mouths after long winter-silence so sweet from absence their wings open sparkling blue red stained glass...

East Never Meets West

Only about fifty percent of my mind followed the reading of Psalm 103 by my wife Debbie’s brother-in-law, Ron. We were at the memorial service for her mom, Mrs. George S. Blanchard on October 6 in Fairfax County, VA. The other fifty percent...

dance on water

I stand here back to sea hands clutching black fabric tight wind ripping from my grip and shoving salt in my mouth He stands there face to me white robe waving beaming with life hands open wide He takes my hand spins me out His eyes, reckle...

A Letter to Uncle Lewis – 2

Dear Uncle Lewis, There is no one among my peers to say this to, everyone is busy with their smart phone and parents are busy buying smart phones for their children. Even those who might listen to me will think I am outdated or absurd, anyt...

A Letter to Uncle Lewis

Dear Uncle Lewis, It’s just nice writing a letter to a man of letters. It’s been years since you left the earth, but your books have refused to stop being bestsellers. You inspire a lot of people and answer many questions with your pen. Yes...