Happy National Poetry Day!

Happy National Poetry Day! Here is a poem I wrote based on this year’s theme, messages. The Knock at the Door They came at night, those harbingers of death, with their sirens and their sympathy and their superficial sorrow. Their hats come off. Somehow you know what they will say before they speak. They say […]

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Author Interview #4: Jane Talbot

My fourth Friday interview is with a champion of raising awareness of female authors in Northern Ireland, Jane Talbot. Jane Talbot¬†is a¬†writer and storyteller based in County Antrim. Promoting storytelling and reading aloud as important means of human connection, she creates written narratives that follow conventions associated with the oral tradition and that are designed […]

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Why I love going to church abroad

On Sunday I attended the morning service at Santiago Community Church, a non-denominational English speaking church in the heart of the city. We were made to feel like part of the church family and were welcomed by name during the announcements. The hymns were the old fashioned kind that we use in the Free Presbyterian […]

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