Patricia Hofer


Patricia Hofer ended her high school teaching career in the early 1980’s and found her way to Boston for a job with a publisher. Besides learning to research and edit, she eventually had several articles published. After returning to Arizona, she taught freshman English and technical writing at Glendale Community College. Hofer is now retired and living in the lovely mountain town of Payson, AZ. She is currently at work on her seventh book.

Christ’s greater life is our life.

Our strength

Here see your hands,

Here wiggle your feet.

Here lies your heart,

Feel its every beat.

This is our life,

Appearing to be

All that we’ll know,

All there is to “me.”

But we are more

Than nature defines,

A living soul

With a conscious mind.

Not here, not there,

But something apart.

“Lo, I’m with you,”

Speaking in our heart.

Giving comfort,

Pushing back the night.

Ever awake,

Lifting us to light.… Continue reading