The Rose of Rhoda


Before we get to Rhoda, here is a little back story. James the brother of John Mark has just been decapitated or put to death by the sword. Now Peter is awaiting his own execution. The season is Passover. On the very night when Herod was about to bring him (Peter) forward, Peter was sleeping…

I LUZ You and Almonds


Have you ever pondered how all the graves will open? Not when, but how? Will we come up out of the sea—the earth—an urn? Even the people who have been eaten by sharks? Yes, and how many of you have heard of the Luz bone, a bone that CANNOT be crushed or burned or destroyed?…

Walter the Homeless Man–Free Chapter


Yes, I also write fiction. For more information on new releases and book signings go to https://tekoamanning.com -Chapter 1 “Walter” Walter Kendal lay beside the tree stump; his head resting behind his arms in a heap of fall leaves. The air was crisp and cool with a freshness that beckoned the sun to come up….

Free Chapter of my Memoir


  Chapter 1 He Will Cause you to Serve Him   My mother was urging me. “Go stand in the line, Bonnie, hurry!” I turned and looked back at the many people, young and old waiting. It was the late 1970’s and I was wearing a long maxi dress. The brightly colored flowers were bursting…