Tag Archives: Saint Ben

An unorthodox instrument of God

by Marti Fischer When wanting to get away with something without her husband knowing, my Mother-in-law often used to quote an old saying, “When the cats away,” she would say, “The mice will play.”  Well … while John is away … Continue reading

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Blessed are the weird

[Warning: This smile has been known to light candles, so be sure and check before you leave the room that you’re not leaving a candle burning somewhere, unless it’s in your heart!] We’ve had some wonderful responses to the idea … Continue reading

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‘Time to Get the News Out’

[If you are wondering what this Catch is all about, you have most likely missed the recent Catches that summarize the story behind my novel, Saint Ben. If so, go to http://www.catchjohnfischer.com and scroll down to the Catch for June … Continue reading

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Hole in the heart of God

This is the final piece of our story of Saint Ben — the closing scenes following Ben’s death. It contains Jonathan’s great grief, but ends in delight with profound implications for us all. Following Ben’s death, Jonathan refuses to speak … Continue reading

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Saving the Edsel

We left our story yesterday with the boys having lunch in the rain under dripping juniper bushes having just been to the showroom to see the new 1959 Edsels over which Ben is supremely disappointed. And it is at this … Continue reading

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Forced out of hiding

This is a seriously abbreviated version of the Saint Ben story condensed into only three Catches. Next week I may pull a few short sections for reflection once you have a basic idea of the story. But if you get … Continue reading

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Why Saint Ben?

Today we begin a series on the story behind my novel Saint Ben. Marti and I have picked up this story again recently and were impressed with how timely it is to our current culture. Of course, nothing can substitute … Continue reading

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