Our Inner Life

Each of us has an inner life, but I’m not talking about our spiritual, intellectual, or emotional one. No, in more concrete terms, we house thousands of species of bacteria in our gut. And without those little bugs, we would be dead. Their village is our microbiome,...

Dry Bones Rattling

    When I wrote an article for The Good News Newspaper about the Jewish High Holidays at Shema Yisrael Messianic congregation several years ago, I realized how disgusting barriers between denominations must appear to Christ. Experiencing worship in the...

Comps

Comps are about organization. Not yours, but the publishing company’s and the book store’s. It answers the practical question: Where am I going to put this book in my store? Under thrillers? Christian fiction? Literary fiction? Dystopian fiction? Fantasy? Sci-Fi?...

Your Great Commission

  Somewhere on your TV band every Christmas, you will find It’s a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart and Donna Reed. Since 1946, the story of a man ready to jump the bridge because he felt his life was a dismal failure turns out to be one of hope and joy....

Shining Light on Deception

Where is Diogenes when you need him? You remember. He was the guy who carried a lamp to shine light in people’s faces. It was supposed to show who was living truthfully.  I don’t think the authors of some “health studies” in this age of misinformation would pass...

Are Christians Judgemental?

Polling shows that one of the main reasons people stay away from church is that they see Christians as judgmental. Why go to a place where people make you feel worse about yourself than you do already? Or tell you there is something wrong with you when you’ve just...

Stop the Presses!

He called two minutes after I texted him to “Stop the presses!” My friend/editor/publisher and I thought The Divine Meddler was ready for its first print run to reviewers and us for final input and edit. Instead, I told him I wanted to chop the last chapter and...

Home Sweet Home

Photo by Pixels Today’s blog is by guest blogger, James Hall of Home | Senior Care Fitness Tips for Setting Up Your Home for a Senior Loved One When your senior loved one is about to move in with you, there are certain steps you’ll want to take that are necessary to...

Medical Terminology

In my novel, The Divine Meddler, the protagonist, Lou Skalney, is a bookworm. I would guess, so are many of you. Is there a medical term for that? Medical Terminology Have you ever read the report of a medical procedure, a medical history write-up, or messages between...