To celebrate the event that shattered death's hold on our world, my new non-fiction book will be on deep sale this Wednesday and Thursday. As part of a Kindle Countdown Deal, Making a Grand Exit: Biblical Answers to Our Fear of Dying, is available for 99 cents from 8 a.m. PDT (California time) Wednesday (April… Continue reading ‘Grand Exit’ on deep sale in honor of resurrection
"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." William Shakespeare You could say the guy was armed to the Bluetooth. He sat at our favorite diner, waiting for his soup -- while texting, reading something on a Kindle and wearing a fitness tracker on each wrist and a Bluetooth in one ear. And, I thought… Continue reading Defying gravity
“All of the people took it up and sung it over and over until it was wrung dry, and no further innovations of tone and tempo were conceivable. Then they hushed and ate barbecue.” Zora Neale Hurston, African-American author Hunger may be the best sauce, but barbecue is pretty close. Sweet, tangy. Sometimes smoky. What's… Continue reading Barbecue Bliss Sauce
“I've never written a quote I feel would be suitable for my gravestone. Wouldn't it be ironic if it were this one? 'Oh, and could you pull a few weeds while you're here?' ” Ryan Lilly, Write Like No One is Reading The coming weekend is probably the one. It happens around this time each… Continue reading Weeds, be warned
“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.” Laura Chouette, The Painting of Mrs. Ravensbrook In the deep of winter, I bought a bottle of herbs de Provence. While I do cook with it, my primary intention was to sniff the stuff. Lavender, basil, fennel, marjoram, parsley, rosemary, tarragon, thyme. It's pretty much summer in… Continue reading Does faith have a scent?