About Larry

Author Bio: Larry Peterson Sr was born and raised in NYC and is a former iron-worker. In 1979, after coming down with MS,  he and his wife and three children moved to Florida. He began doing weekly commentary for a local newspaper and today he is a Catholic/Christian author and writer having written four books…
     

May 1: Honoring Good St. Joseph; Patron Saint of all Workers

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME By Larry Peterson St. Joseph, teaching his Son, Jesus, carpentryfrom the painting by Georges da La Tour, 1640sn Just a 'shout-out' from me to St. Joseph, my favorite saint, on the feast of "St. Joseph the Worker".  He is an inspiration and magnificent role model , not just for husbands…
     

The Demons of Abadon; Cover & Preview

ANNOUNCING! The Demons of Abadon A Novel By Larry Peterson NOW AVAILABLE!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” – 1 Peter 5.8 Part of the Rebirth of Catholic/Christian Fiction The Darkened were blackened souls filled with hate who had chosen to reject goodness in…
     

Why Do Some People Hate God? Because God has Rules

It Makes Sense To Me By Larry Peterson How did this principle of ethics and morality based on the Ten Commandments  and  Natural Law somehow become a pariah to so many? Why would anyone want to remove the words, "under God", from the Pledge of Allegiance or the name of God from our coins or government buildings?…
     

The Legend of the Jack-O-Lantern—-(one version)

by Larry Peterson Long ago in Ireland, the land of shamrocks, leprechauns, soft winds and smiles, there lived a man named Jack. Jack was quite lazy and did not like to work. But he had the gift of "blarney" and could talk the peat off the moss. He would tell wondrous tales about his adventures…
     

My New Chair “Rocks & Rolls”. YES!!!!

I am looking at my blog posts for 2013. There are three. One from January 1, one from Jan 16. and one from Jan 25. I am quite embarrassed. How could I only post three times in six weeks. Today is February 9. Look, no one may even be reading these posts but that doesn't…
     

For Dems “Sticks & Stones” have become “Clubs & Boulders”

Two weeks ago the catholic hierarchy was being called radical, extreme and 'out of touch" with the mainstream. Last week Maureen Dowd eviscerated Paul Ryan in her column quoting Tom Morello, of the metal rap band, Rage Against the Machine, who called Paul Ryan  a guy "who is filled with a whole lot of rage"; Rage…
     

More Q&A with Larry

Would you tell us a little about yourself? I was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. I spent 15 years working in the building trades as a Metal Lather/Reinforcing Iron Worker and left that business when I came down with MS. My wife, three kids and I moved to Flordia (doctors advice) 30 years ago. I began doing freelance newspaper commentary…
     

You have questions? Larry has answers!

*Where are you from? New York City (The Bronx) *Coffee, tea or chocolate and why?Coffee for sure---When I put the key in the ignition I want that old engine to start right up. *What one animal do you think fits you the most and why? Oh, I don't know. Probably a chimp---funny and unpredictable. *What…
     

Larry answers even MORE of your questions

Can you tell us a little about yourself and how you came to be a writer?I come from one of the many “blue-collar” neighborhoods that are spread all over New York City with my particular neighborhood being in the Morrisania section of the south Bronx. The vast majority of kids I grew up with went…