Chapter 6: Introductions

(Recap:  Amy is at the mercy of a psychopath.  She has been kidnapped and is isolated in an old cabin hidden away in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Her wife Sky and dog Rudy are lost in a snowy forest, fighting the elements searching for Amy.  Chapter 6 opens one year before the capture and depicts…

Day of Reckoning Chapter 5: Born Again

Let the day perish wherein I was born… let that day be darkness… let darkness and the shadow of death stain it… Why died I not from the womb… Why did I not give up the ghost when  I came out of the belly. Job 3:3-11 Amy’s body ached with the pain born from the…

Day of Reckoning: Chapter 4

(Recap:  Amy has been kidnapped by a psychopath.  Rudy, her golden retriever, has been shot trying to protect her.  As he bleeds, he continues his search for her…albeit slow.  Sky, Amy’s wife is also searching for her while battling the dangers of a cold and desolate forest.) Rudy   Rudy had tried his best to…

Mindfulness with Liz: Week 2

Potpourri of Thoughts Well, I’m 3 days into week 2 of an 8-week course called Mindfulness with Liz. Whew!  That’s a mouthful and a whole lot of numbers! To simplify, this is week two of my online course called, Mindfulness with Liz.  As indicated in the title this course is about mindfulness and meditation, and…

Because He Lives

So very long ago, Jesus’ disciples had self-quarantined themselves because of fear. Three days prior Jesus had suffered a torturous, violent death, and they, being followers of Jesus, feared the same mis-fortune for themselves.  So, there they were. shut away from the rest of the world, not knowing what would happen next. Sound familiar? Here…

Day of Reckoning: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Help Is on The Way  “Shit!” Once again Sky cursed, as her car fish-tailed over the ice-covered roads.  She righted her old Sentra, and eased off the gas a little, realizing she would be of no help to Amy if stranded in a ditch. It had been three hours since she last spoke…

Day of Reckoning: Chapter 2

(Read:   Prologue 1&2; Chapter 1 ) Chapter 2 Evil Intent He pictured Amy hanging in the root cellar.  He knew she had to be in excruciating pain. He knew because he had once hung in similar fashion by the hands of his father.  He remembered begging his father to help him, but his father had…

Day of Reckoning: Chapter 1

(Click here to read Prologue 1 & 2)   Chapter 1 Captured   Amy opened her eyes to total blackness. She was confused. She tried to rub them thinking she could rub away the dark but her hands were bound behind her back.  A wave of panic surged though her body.  She tried to scream…

Day of Reckoning: Prologue 1 and 2

Prologue 1  What’s the phrase? “Looks can be deceiving…?” Yes, that’s the one. From a bystander’s point of view the cabin looked innocent enough.  It had its walls, windows, rooms, and door, but that’s where the similarity ended.  This cabin was old…ancient, and it held within its walls secrets…many bad secrets. No one knew the…

Taken Down a Notch…Maybe Two

Tuesday was the last day of my 21-day Daniel Fast. I confess I finished feeling a little guilty.  Why?  Going into the fast my purpose was clear, in that my goal was to become closer to Christ, but as it progressed the purpose began to take on another appearance.  My focus strayed from Christ, and…