The Exaltation of the Cross

+JMJ+ With everything going on here at the homestead (mostly good, some frustrating, and all tiring, stuff) I haven’t written a new post for the feast, so below is the link to my earlier post for the Feast of The Exaltation of the Cross. If you missed it last year (and even if you didn’t), heeeeere it is. :)

Last year’s post for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

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Announcing Our Fall 2021 Giveaway!

Announcing our new Fall 2021 Giveaway, y’all! Because I actually wrote and finished a rough draft of a novel, really and for true (no matter how bad it is, the draft is written and I am through–until the re-write); and because so many of y’all read it, God bless ya, and you didn’t unsubscribe and run screaming away (not all of ya, anyway); and because October is the month of the Rosary and the Rosary is very special to me (see the Rosary Project and the Rosary Project Live pages as evidence), we will be giving away (drum roll, please!):

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Time for another giveaway!

+JMJ+ Howdy, ya’ll! I’m recovering from having a prayer answered, a wish come true, a dream of mine for many years now. I finally hired some help and got one of my bedrooms converted into a simple and inexpensive studio. I can use it for writing and music. And with this set up I can work on actually learning how to play some of the stuff I have. And some of the stuff I hear in my head.

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Now that the rough draft is finished

On writing

+JMJ+ Warning: this post skips around a lot because that’s how my brain is working (or not working, depends on how you look at it).

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A Journey – Part 36

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to Part 36 and the final chapter in the story, the rough draft version, anyway. After I revise it, there may be more to Jonah’s story than what we’ve seen here. Nope, no hints.

And now the journey continues.

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A Journey – Part 35

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 35 of A Journey, the rough draft for a work-in-progress set in New Testament times. Jonah received crushing news while imprisoned and he is not dealing with it well. Dark times are these and the dawn seems far, far away.

And now the journey continues.

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A Journey – Part 34

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 34 of A Journey, the rough draft for a work-in-progress set in New Testament times. The trials of the past few days and weeks are catching up to Jonah.

And now the journey continues. (Here there be plot holes, but that’s what rewrites are for, right?)

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A Journey – Part 33

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 33 of A Journey, the rough draft for a work-in-progress set in New Testament times. (Mostly. I still have some research to do.) In tonight’s post all roads lead to Capernaum.

And now the journey continues. (Still featuring plot holes large enough to drive a bunch of camels through, some of whom I have already found. The plot holes, not the camels. Those guys are on their own.)

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A Journey – Part 32

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 32 of A Journey, the rough draft for a WIP set in New Testament times. Jonah and companions are still on the run and need to reach Capernaum and allies soon.

And now the journey continues. (Still featuring plot holes large enough to drive a couple of camels through and probably some typos and that is what editing and revision are for.)

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A Journey – Part 31

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 31 of A Journey, the rough draft for a WIP set in New Testament times. Jonah and his companions are on the run from Romans, Zealots, and a tentmaker, oh, my. 

And now the journey continues. (Still featuring plot holes large enough to drive a couple of camels through.)

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A Journey – Part 30

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 30 of A Journey, the rough draft for a WIP set in New Testament times. Jonah and his companion are being held in the garrison in Capernaum.

And now the journey continues. (Probably with plot holes big enough to drive a camel through.)

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A Journey – Part 29

A Journey, my latest WIP

+JMJ+ Welcome to part 29 of A Journey. Jonah and his companion are headed for the Sea of Galilee and doing their best to elude capture by the Romans who must surely be after them.

And now the journey continues.

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