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…

“God Kills Gay People…”

 It almost never fails.  Soon after I take a seat at my desktop to write, Luna, the nemesis gracing the headline of this blog, comes and plants herself in the center of my chest, gazes at me with demanding eyes and taps the side of my face with her gigantic polydactyl paws. I used to…

Sitting Upon My Sleeve

Last week, Corinne, my wife, and I were walking on the beach.  There was little chatter,  both introverts, we are more than comfortable in our silence. The day was gorgeous.  The sun was bright, the sky was blue, and speckled with creamy puffs of whip-cream, creatively changing shapes above our heads.   The water’s ebb and…

Vomiting All Over Facebook

I was told, by a family member, in a round about way, through social media, that all respect for me was lost.  Gone… No, no names were used, but I knew…sometimes…you just know. Why did they lose respect? Because I used words like “Fuck,” “God Damn,” “Go to Hell,” in response to, what I believe…

…Not on my Deathbed…

Let my sentence come forth from thy presence…  (KJV) Only you can say     that I am innocent,     because only your eyes     can see the truth. (CEV) Psalms 17:2 Death is right around the corner…maybe not the next corner but it’s surely waiting behind one of them. Last week, I had a “scare.”  You know the…

God Has Something to Say to the Hurting

(Psalms 9/Paraphrased as if from God’s point of view)  This morning, as I read Psalms chapter 9, a message began to form in my mind.  A message, I believe, to be from God.  A message, He wants all the hurting to hear. And so as I pondered over the verses I began to read it as…