Jesus Christ rose from the dead. It's an inconceivable miracle. But it shouldn't have been too much for his disciples to believe because he wasn't the first dead person to return to life. John chapter eleven is one of the passages that made me want to write stories for Mary and Martha of Bethany. These …
Easter brings joy. I imagine Mary of Nazareth experienced unspeakable joy on that first Easter. This week's excerpt is from Chapter Twenty of A Pondering Heart: After another long night of weeping, the Sabbath passed. On the eastern horizon, a line of golden orange announced the coming sunrise. The streets, well-marked by smoldering torches, seemed …
At the Cross with Mary
The next several weeks, I'll be posting excerpts from a series of biblical fictionalizations I wrote between 2014 and 2018. Today's excerpt is from A Pondering Heart, the first book in the series.
Wise Men Still Seek Him
Wise men came from the east. We aren't sure how many came, but we know why they came: they saw a special star.
More Reflections from Mary’s Heart
We're getting close to the Advent of our Savior, so today's excerpt puts you on the road with to Bethlehem.