Note: The editors at The High Calling are beginning to post final stories about the years we spent working on the online publication. I’ll be posting links to the articles as they’re published; my own is scheduled to publish here on Aug. 31.
Here’s the beginning and link to the article posted by Dena Dyer.
A Sad Goodbye – and New Beginnings
By Dena Dyer
“Hi, I’m Dena,” I said to a dark-haired man, about my age, sitting down the row from me. We were both waiting for the “newbies” meeting at Mount Hermon Writer’s Conference to begin.
“I’m Marcus,” he replied, and as we chatted about poetry (his passion) and non-fiction (mine), we discovered that we lived twenty minutes away from one another in Texas. It was a God-incidence, and soon after our initial meeting, Marcus asked me to write for The High Calling about my work as a singer and actress in a theater company. So began a friendship, and a professional relationship, for which I’ll always be grateful.
To continue reading, please visit Dena at her blog, Dena Dyer: Hope and Humor for Hurting Women.
Photograph: The Frio River, which you have to drive through to reach Laity Lodge, where The High Calling staff met annually.