Something is radically wrong

A writer-friend of mine, or lovie as she would say, has unknowingly referred me to one of the most transformational books I’ve read in a long time. I say unknowingly because Claudia Mair Burney (a fabulous writer that you must check out if you haven’t already) named her blog The Ragamuffin Diva and has written …

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Remembering Rejection

I don’t know what it is but I guess I’ve been in a storytelling mood here lately. It may have something to do with the fact that I’m “fingers deep” into my latest novel. Anyway, I recently asked the students in my English 101 class to write a description of a childhood memory and as …

Meet Mae Green

Last Thursday, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to a roundtable of church communicators, leaders, and pastors in Indianapolis regarding how to develop effective strategies for Multicultural Ministry. On the plane ride back to Philly, I felt led to write a short story that creatively summarized some of the things we discussed during my …