One more book note in the spirit of National Poetry Month:
Welcoming Hope: Poems for those in need (2007, Elin Grace Publishing) is a poetry anthology we published with Time Of Singing: A Journal Of Christian Poetry. There are poems by many poets. Lora Homan Zill and I co-edited the book, and Charles A. Waugaman was the Art Editor and Illustrator.
This book is still in print and blessing other people. It is the first book listed on the Time Of Singing books page, followed by the Christmas chapbook. There is a picture of the cover of the hope book, with a list of the poets. Lora is handling the sales of the books. All proceeds benefit Time Of Singing. I love the way blogs and print journals can support one another.
Over the years, I’ve been told that I have “the gift of encouragement.” The goal of these books is to bring a few moments of beauty and hope to others. All my work is collaboration, and it all takes time. Even years. Then years go by, and the work still feels new. God’s grace.
Thank you, Ellen