Author Archives: Cinnwriter

About Cinnwriter

Scientist who enjoys writing fiction, but can hardly find the time for it.

Love and Country: A Christian Perspective

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day of love.  Usually this is love focused on romantic love.  But there are many types of love, including brotherly love, erotic love and agape love.  Those of us who are Christian are commanded to … Continue reading

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Beneath One Layer

* Prompt: Challenge: write a fantasy involving magic.  (Perhaps a turn of events occurs because of some magical event.) Beneath One Layer — a short story/parable I wasn’t planning on turning around.  I was late already for a meeting at … Continue reading

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Goodbye Debbie

I hardly knew her, but it seems now that she was a person worth knowing. She was my second cousin, Debbie.  Just 51 years young. She was in a terrible car accident, the details of which I do not know, and passed … Continue reading

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What can you possibly say?

What do you say to a friend who has told you that she has just learned that she has four months to live? I wrote about my co-worker who was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma shortly after giving birth to her second … Continue reading

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Mental Health Moments

We often hear people say they are “taking a mental health day” — usually meaning that they’re taking a day off work for their own good (one hopes).  I am having a day like that, sort of. I am taking … Continue reading

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Evil or Illness

The Aurora Theater Trial has finished its second week.  So far it is only been testimony from the prosecution.  I am interested because it happened in my backyard.  More than that, the defendant – to use the legal term – … Continue reading

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Today is the Day!

Face it: our days are numbered.  No matter what situation we find ourselves in, our physical bodies will give out sometime.  One could be morbid and give up, knowing that.  Or one could choose to live more fully.  The way … Continue reading

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