Jake’s Midnight Dust Up

  The last day of 2017 found Jake alone in the empty house. The movers had come and gone. Earlier that day Jake sent his wife Rachel off with their two kids to their new home in another state. Jake stayed behind to clean up the house for the new owners. The house belonged to…

What Risk is This?

  “The Lord said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you.”  Genesis 12:1 “Some time later God tested Abraham, He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. “Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love…

Breaking News

    Breaking News By Jennifer Ann Johnson   Against a backdrop—indigo and star, Luminous angels appear before men, Ancient Wisdom they proclaim near and far, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven.   Luminous angels appear before men, On a Space-Time night with Tripartite accord, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven,…

The Empty Box

  What?! Christmas morning?! Ryan raced to the tree. Mom and dad had left the tree lights on. “Mom and dad!”  Ryan yelled from the living room. He wasn’t going to start without them. Mom and dad appeared in the hallway. “We’re up. Go ahead, Ryan.” Well, it didn’t take long for Ryan to rip…

Father’s Way

  I would estimate that over the years my father took thousands of photos with film cameras. He wasn’t in those photos. Most of what a father is and does isn’t captured in images….     

Mother’s Day Limerick – Post Modern Partum

    There once was an XX who named itself YY, (Being gender fluid made her mother cry), Then YY had a baby, And was no longer gender hazy, Mother’s Day and Joy made her cry.       © Jennifer A. Johnson, 2017, All Rights Reserved  Added 5-16-2017:   You won’t find this in a…