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Update: My Weird Indie Publishing Project

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that Burnout to Bliss is a series of books I’m publishing about an extraordinary two-year experience that began with a dark night of the soul or nervous breakdown, depending on whether you … Continue reading

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Remembering Vietnam

Reading the special series for Veteran’s Day in my local newspaper brought up flashes of Vietnam. I cried as memories of those years washed over me. Continue reading

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Is Fantasy Doing The Trick?

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Originally posted on The Let's Play Ball Blog:
I’m not a big fan of made-up worlds. I’m more of a realist in my literary tastes. I prefer stories that could conceivably happen to me, with familiar and accessible settings,…

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BURNOUT, Excerpt 15

Only a miracle could save me now.
Mere days later, I got one. Continue reading

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Wanted: Beta Readers

I just finished the manuscript of Practicing SURRENDER, Book 3 in the Burnout to Bliss series. Anyone interested in being a beta reader? You get a free PDF in exchange for your comments. Interested? UPDATE (Nov. 1) I’ve got 2 … Continue reading

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BURNOUT, Excerpt 14

Back in Purgatory, I continued to reflect on my journey and what it had taught me as I unpacked my truck, did laundry, cleaned the house and occupied myself with other mindless activity to give my mind a breather. So much had happened! I learned to ask for what I want. I saw again and again that the loneliness I felt was not for lack of a relationship outside myself – whether with a man or a woman – but rather one inside me with a higher power. Continue reading

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Excerpt 13, BURNOUT

According to A Course in Miracles, when the ego searches, it gets, but it doesn’t find what it looked for. So perhaps this longing for love just out of reach was my spiritual self, the Holy Spirit within, repeatedly trying to get my attention? Continue reading