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.

Living within Christ’s larger, stronger, calmer life.

Larger than …


Larger than ever-spreading sky,

Stronger than ev’ry law of earth,

Calmer than a mirror-like sea,

Is the God-Life that gives you birth.


Larger than any span of time,

Stronger far than bone and sinew,

Calmer than nature’s ebbing flow,

Is the God-Love that breathes in you.


Living larger, stronger, calmer

Is what the Saviour comes to show

To his Father’s loved and loving

Children who labor here below.

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