… And Other Writing

Christian Soldier’s Manual on How to Fight Fear


This little book was written years ago to help a child with fears at bedtime. When a friend asked me for a copy, I thought it might be useful to others and decided to post it here even though it doesn’t have anything to do with the book series I am writing.

It is made to be printed, cut into pages, put on a ring, and kept under a child’s pillow, where it’s easy to read before bed. Adults may want one under their pillows, too. It’s a scary world out there, and we all need to remember where our protection comes from. … More

There He Was, Going the Wrong Way in the Frozen Foods Aisle

wn-all-for-one-one-for-all-washThis afternoon I happened upon the answer to a childhood question. I always wondered what Santa did on Christmas Eve before he leaves to deliver presents.

One can’t rely on logic to answer that kind of question. He might not be the one who loads the sleigh. I can see the elves relieving him of that task, especially since they would not be up all night delivering toys.

Does Santa take a long nap, or is he too excited for that? Or maybe he’s a micro-manager, unwilling to trust that little Johnny’s stocking stuffers are put in and the right board game is included for Susie.

But I saw him today! … More