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His Eye is On the Sparrow (Matthew 10:26-33)

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday we finally move away from John’s Gospel, where we’ve been for the majority of the fifty-day Easter season and the special Sundays immediately following it, and settle back into Matthew for the majority of this Year A of the lectionary. 642 more words


Updates, Book Deals, and What I'm Reading Now

It’s officially summer break, and as always, I have big plans and goals. One of those goals is to maintain a more consistent writing schedule here on the blog and for another project I have started working on. 863 more words

Reading Life

"The Sparrow" by Mary Doria Russell

This story of a Jesuit mission to another planet has fascinating philosophical and religious discussions, and is very different from other science fiction I’ve read.  The characters are wonderfully portrayed, including the aliens, and the relationships are sympathetic and engaging.  67 more words

Books I've Read

Meet Tim J. Myers: Poet, Children’s Book Author and Songwriter


  1. In one paragraph, can you give us some highlights from the favorite book you’ve written.

I find it interesting that my favorite children’s manuscript hasn’t been published, though I’ve submitted it a number of times. 1,374 more words


Week 3 - 365 of 2017 - On holiday

This week, while away on holiday, we got some devastating news…. 318 more words

Personal Photos

The Sparrow (Russell)

I was challenged to get over my “mental block” about sci-fi (or whatever genre this is) and read this. After all, I’d loved her two Western books –  172 more words