sitting by the well

A Navigation Lesson

I was at the boat’s helm, cutting figure eights off the pier at Bulls Bay while my husband backed the boat trailer down the ramp. Another boat approached the dock, so I cut the throttle. Our boat lost its steering; the motor sputtered and stalled; and I found myself...

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The Woman at the Well

A lone figure readjusts the goatskin flung over her shoulder and takes a swipe at the sweat on her brow, all the while moving silently towards a well located on the outskirts of Sychar. Her neighbors sleep under the siesta sun while she travels alone. She's never...

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A Dream Come True: Publishing My First Novel

Discovering WestBow Press, while I was knee deep in the trenches of writingThe Christmas Bracelet, was a blessing. The staff at WestBow gently guided me through every step of the publishing process. There was not a single time that I felt pressured, uncomfortable, or...

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Self Denial

Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized.” According to Mark, Jesus spoke these words to the disciples during their walk to Jerusalem. The baptism to...

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