Repentance and Reconciliation: Issue 3 of Lost Pen Magazine is Live!

Today is a great day, one that has been long awaited! Today is the release Issue 3 of Lost Pen Magazine! Our theme is Repentance and Reconciliation and features inspired works bearing messages of hope and that inspire, encourage, and strengthen the spiritually hungry. Each piece was submitted by an everyday person like you and … Continue reading Repentance and Reconciliation: Issue 3 of Lost Pen Magazine is Live!

Conversations – Oursharedtales

This was a great interview. So much fun. We talk candidly about writing, Lost Pen Magazine, writing challenges, and so much more. Be a part of the conversation! Click the link to view the YouTube video.

Flash Fiction: Spiritual Warrior

Photo by Mark Frost from Pixabay   In my young adult years, I met a couple at my church who ministered to teen runaways at a shelter in downtown Hollywood. The wife told me stories of how the runaways had been enslaved into prostitution. She also told me of many victories over demons. My short work below … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Spiritual Warrior

Poetry: Peace

Photo by  @whoisbenjamin (Unsplash)   Peace by Olowo Hope   The more I struggled, the more it grew Pushing me further down deep. The clouds above hovered in pity Thunder spoke in roars Lightning flashed through the walls of darkness, I sunk deeper, fighting the waves.    Bereft of strength, I yielded.  Dancing to the … Continue reading Poetry: Peace

Poetry: Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful)

Photo by  Matthew T Rader (Unsplash) I love road trips in the summertime. They remind me to look around and see God's blessings that are so easily missed in the busyness of work and family responsibilities. —April Ojeda, poet   Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful) by April Ojeda Stately Thistle, purple headdress, Holding court in … Continue reading Poetry: Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful)