About Anca Martin

Anca Martin is the wife of Todd, mother of 4 children, born and made in Eastern Europe. She loves running, reading, writing, coffee, books, dancing, international students, trips, adoption, and decorating.

Grieving Deeply with Faith: Not a Contradiction

In her poem A Better Resurrection, the 19th-century Christian poetess, Christina Rossetti, captures a rawness of her pain that exposes violent emotions. The three-stanza poem contours the dark, depressing side to her grief that eclipses

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Women in the Warfare of Life

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. (G.K. Chesterton) It’s easy to spot a war zone when bullets are flying and

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured|

When Christians Fail

He is following at a distance. The blood on his hands has now dried while his heart still pumps wildly. Why did he react so brutally and cut off that soldier’s ear? Was Jesus upset

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Death On a Leash

As I go into a cemetery I like to think of the time when the dead shall rise from their graves. […] Thank God, our friends are not buried; they are only sown! (D.L. Moody)

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured|