Category Archives: Books

The Road

It seems a little odd to encourage you to read a book that won the Pulitzer. It’s much like saying, “You should try my mom’s banana pudding.” Its greatness goes without saying and certainly doesn’t require my endorsement. However, I saw something in the book that was noble and good.   The Road, written by Cormac McCarthy in 2006, tells… (more…)

Informed Consent

I am a member of the Rockwall Christian Writers Group. One of our members is helping a fellow author promote a new book through a Blog Tour. The Telemicus Files is one stop on the tour.  The book is Informed Consent and the author is Sandra Glahn. Some of the information here is story summary and a few interview questions, but… (more…)

Pieta’

Pieta’  I’m reading a book by Ken Gire called, The Work of His Hands. The subtitle is, The Agony and Ecstasy of Being Conformed to the Image of Christ. It’s a compelling idea. The agony is the process. The ecstasy is those thrilling moments when we find that we’ve actually done what Jesus would do. Becoming like Jesus is an… (more…)

Somewhere

In my office, I have a poster that hangs on the wall. It reads, “I will never leave you nor forsake you” (Joshua 1:5). This is the promise of God to Joshua and claimed by most people who have ever walked with God. We trust that whatever life may bring our way, whatever the enemy throws and the Lord allows… (more…)

Valen

Last week I took Caleb to see the new movie, Eragon. If you’re a fan of this type movie, its good and don’t listen to the critics. There are many good things about the film… but this story is about the aftermath. On the way home from the movie I was telling Cale that the book was written by a 17… (more…)