Valentine’s Day: Eros and Apples

“Find Love in What You Read.” What writer or book lover could resist such an invitation? I clicked on the email from my publisher to open it.  What a nice surprise to find my recent book, The Bones and Breath, among five titles promoted for a Valentine’s Day sale. Personally I had never considered any connection between


Mysterious Gifts, Healing and Forgiveness

At the rocky shoreline in the late morning, I sat with my bare feet in the chilled, gravely sand. Sheltered in the lee of a giant, grey stone monolith, I was protected from the steady winter wind but I wrapped the soft charcoal scarf around my neck a bit more snugly. I have been struggling lately