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 offers a glimpse of a life “beyond nature”

In his book Miracles, CS Lewis wrote extensively about Nature and its capacity to do what it does. He concluded that the natural world is not fair or democratic at all in its processes. Natural selection is harsh, for example. Some life forms thrive; others go extinct (188). The laws of nature are not fair.

Which leads me to question our tendency to connect God’s purpose to the goodness or badness of natural events.… Continue reading