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Dr. Lin Weeks Wilder
Lin Wilder is the author of the Lindsey McCall medical mystery series:
The Fragrance Shed By Violet,
Do You Solemnly Swear
A Price for Genius
, and Plausible Liars which is planned for release in the spring of 2022. Her ancient novel series includes:
My Name is Saul
The Reluctant Queen
. Her memoir,
Finding the Narrow Path
recounts her walk away and then back to God. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work, including two Top Shelf and Readers Favorite Best Book of the Year, six Feathered Quills, and six IAN's. Lin lives on the central coast of California with her husband and dogs.
Signed copies of her books can be purchased at
. Her weekly blog ranks in the first third of the top 100 Christian blogs and book reviews
Latest Articles By Dr. Lin Weeks Wilder
Can We Talk About Abortion: Specifically its Jurisdictional Aspect?
Shortly after the 2016 election, in a piece I called, An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton and Her Supporters, I wrote this:
Why Should We Be Surprised?
We read, often with shock and awe, that only thirty percent of Catholics believe that the simple white wafer we receive during Mass is His Body and Blood. With a few strokes of the keyboard, we can access the surveys to back up the fact.
Saint Paul's Powerful Speech to the Athenians
Probably because I spent time in Athens during a long-ago ten-day journey to Greece, St. Paul’s speech to the Athenians always pierces through my skull to ping around in my head.
God Meant It For Good-Thy Will Be Done
"Have no fear. Can I take the place of God? Even though you meant harm to me, God meant it for good, to achieve his present end, the survival of many people."
Reflections on The Lincoln Conspiracy-An Appeal to the Better Angels of Our Nature
As both a writer and reader, it is best to be transparent from the get-go. In that spirit, then, I have an agenda here. The recent blockbuster (my opinion, if not that of the NY Times Book Review) The Lincoln Conspiracy is a must-read.
Terror On Every Side
Because I think about Eden-yes, the original garden of, I write about it- more than once or twice. I do this because writing helps me think carefully enough to decide what I believe is true-real. I do this because there is no other place that calls us so powerfully, so irresistibly as the place called Eden.
Mindfulness vs Anger
Anger: enmity, ire, irritation, rage...we all experience anger but for many of us, the detritus of the emotion piles up over minutes, days, weeks and years and then what?
We've Lost Jesus!
It is terribly difficult for us to admit—even, or perhaps especially- for those of us with faith. We are Catholics or Christians, after all, and we trust Jesus, we have faith in God the Father. We know not to fear. Argue with ourselves when we are afraid.
St. Paul: A Man For Our Times
My affection- more accurately love- for Saint Paul began strangely-with intensely passionate dislike. His writings about the required obedience of wives to their husbands rankled...especially during the years when Christians like me were alien.
The Final Battle Between The Lord and Reign of Satan: Marriage and Family
The first clause of this title. The Final Battle Between the Lord and Reign of Satan is apocryphal and, therefore, terrifying- the stuff of twenty-first-century Hollywood fantasy.
The Shaking Reality of Advent: Reparation and Confession
Ever since I converted to the Christian Catholic faith, I have loved this season of Advent. And have written before about my love for this season. But this Advent, which is ending the second decade of the twenty-first century, feels different. More urgent.
Five Reasons You Should See The Film Unplanned Despite the Mostly Poor Reviews: Please.
I cannot be objective about abortion. Consequently, I cannot conceive of it either as a ‘procedure’ or as a ‘right.’ My up close and very personal relationship with abortion has resulted in my writing about it more than a few times. Because the euphemisms never applied when I made the decision: I knew what I was doing.
The Madonna of the Holocaust and The Presence of Christ
This painting is shocking. As soon as we recognize precisely what the artist, Franciscan Brother Mickey McGrath has painted, we feel disquieted- even to the point of turning away, closing our eyes. Upon reading what Brother Mickey writes about his painting, our sense of disesteem increases.
Ash Wednesday: 40 Days of Opportunities for Strange Correlations
A few years ago, the priest ended his Ash Wednesday homily with the command to “Have a joyous Lent!” I do not know if anyone else in the crowded church was as astonished as I at this exhortation. But incrementally, I am beginning to peel back the infinite paradoxes and contradictions of this faith of ours. One that mandates joy while immersed in terrible sorrow, fear, loss, betrayal, even death.
Wisdom Has Built Herself A House
A Benedictine Oblate, I pray the Liturgy of the Hours with hundreds of thousands of priests and other persons of the Christian faith.
St. Padre Pio: Modern Saint of Obedience
By Amelia Monroe Carlson
The False Propaganda Machine - Hallow Joins the Club
By Lorrie McNickle
The Faithful Are NOT To Use the Orans Posture During the Our Father
By Jason Izolt, M.Ed., M.A.T.
The Catholic nature of Creed Lyrics Song 1 - "My Own Prison"
By Michael A Lupo
CATHOLIC MOVIE REVIEW: Journey to Bethlehem
By Karen Salstrom