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Unconditional

He will fight for her at any cost… Elizabeth Roberts can’t remember her past, and the present is too painful. She turns to nightclubs and drinking to forget her infant daughter’s death, her husband’s affair. When his wife’s coma wiped out the memory of…

That Summer, by Jo Huddleston

Jo Huddleston is a multi-published author of books, articles, and short stories. Her debut novel, That Summer, Book One in the Caney Creek Series has just released. Book 2 in the series is scheduled to release April 2013, and book 3 in the series is…

Batman, Cat Woman, and the Goddess

     When I was six, I had an older sister who I just knew was a goddess.Seven years older than me, she was thin and pretty like the girls on the cover of Seventeen Magazine.She had shoulder length brown hair that swung side…

Our Failures Don’t Threaten Him, He’s God

She bounces unsteadily across the room, sheer delight painted across her plump cheeks, her tender arms outstretched towards yours. She’s never taken a step on her own before and you hold your breath, as if by that one action you can keep her upright….

Stand

A father walked with his young son on the beach. An approaching storm churned the ocean mossy green. The two plowed into the waves, laughing and jumping over them until at last they stood shoulder deep in the briny water. When the next wave…

Summer’s Perfection

     “The perfect tomato!” I held it in my hand and felt it’s plump, juicy roundness. It was still warm after being plucked from my neighbor’s garden. We have a barter system. They give me their excess tomatoes and I bake homemade bread for…

Old dogs

My dog Brandy is neurotic. She is, really. She’s a full-blooded black lab, beautiful with a graceful angular face and liquid brown eyes, but she is an emotional  pot-pourri. She’s afraid of: fly swatters, dish towels, plastic bags, umbrellas, and loud sounds. If the…

The Last Runner

I’m stopped at a red light. A high school track team jogs past my car, the group is bunched together, each runner jockeying for position. Legs flail and elbows push to get that extra bit of advantage. As the trample of feet pass me,…

American Christian Fiction Writer’s Conference

“The Premier Christian Fiction Conference” STANDING FIRM…MOVING FORWARD “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord,
forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.”
1 Corinthians 15:58 (KJV) DENVER, COLORADO
SEPTEMBER 17 –…

Another Epic Battle

The battle in the supermarket began…Round one, Grapefruit vs. Chocolate chip cookies. Grapefruit won. Round two, Kashi cereal vs. Poptarts…Kashi won. Round three, Orange Juice vs. Coke, Orange Juice won!By round four I was feeling cocky, “yeah, bring it on!” I breezed through the…

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