Whenever a local priest asks for a few more copies of “From Under the Bushel” to take to homebound members of the church, I am very pleased. May it offer some comfort and pleasure to the readers.
Perhaps not surprisingly, as time goes on, my two books grow closer to each other in my mind. Yes, How Cornie Got Her Colors is a Christmas tale, but more and more, I imagine Greatgrandma Cornie traveling around with Jesus and the disciples. She listens to the...
Expect little epiphanies, little comforts, little reminders of love from God. Read -- aloud -- "Pentecost" from "From Under the Bushel."
“… she looked at me with big, green eyes
that seem to hold thousands of years of
“And there was just something about
“No one ever said ‘scat, cat’ to her
Meditation, or meditative prayer, can seem like a huge and rather frightening task. After all, it is a practice most often associated with the great saints. But you do not need to be a great saint to create prayers and meditations that deepen your own faith and move...