Readings from Under the Grapevine Podcast celebrates 10 years!

In the candle's glow

To celebrate 10 years of Readings from Under the Grapevine Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio we are holding a children’s story competition! To win a copy of In the Candles Glow by Elizabeth Crispina Johnson, illustrated by Amandine Wanert, have your child craft a story about their patron saint during Lent and email to by March 27. The winning story will be read the week of Pascha (Easter)! Blessed Lent!

Happy New Year!

Wishing you a Happy, peaceful and healthy New Year!




Merry Christmas and Seasons Greetings to all!


York Book Expo 2016


Save the Date for the fantastic YORK BOOK EXPO on Saturday, October 15th at the York Fairgrounds. I’ll be there from 11am-4pm so please stop by and visit me at my table. There will be fun and free activities for the whole family!

Sales of my children’s book, Tea with the Queen,illustrated by Stephen Mcquignon, will benefit the charity charliechargeson for brain tumor research!

Find out more about Charlie and why I dedicated my book to him here.




Happy New Year!

Saint Basil bread

Wishing you a new year of peace, health and happiness.

Happy New Year!


Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and family a blessed, peaceful and Happy Nativity!

Nativity icon

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah, 9:6

Merry Christmas!

Christ is Born!

Glorify Him!


Feast day of Saint Kendeas, the Wonderworker of Cyprus

icon of St Kendeas in church

On October 6 the faithful flock to the church of Saint Kendeas in Cyprus to commemorate his memory and feast day.

Learn more about him here.

Book cover English ed

Under the Grapevine, A Miracle by Saint Kendeas of Cyprus was my first children’s picture book telling the true story of the miraculous healing of my grandmother by a much loved local saint who lived more than one thousand years ago.

This book is now out of print but limited copies are available and can be ordered from here, or at the York Book Expo, York Fairgrounds on Saturday October 17 from 1-5pm!   I hope to see you there!

York Book Expo David

Watch and hear a reading of Tea with the Queen

Just posted today, a reading of my new children’s book, Tea with the Queen! Click here to watch. Enjoy!

Author interview

A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Demi Stevens for the York Book Expo. On this video I talk to Demi about my four children’s books, including my new book, Tea with the Queen!

Click here to watch!

Please stop by my table at the York Book Expo on October 17 to check them out!




Tea with the Queen raises funds for brain tumor research at the York Book Expo!

The first ever York Book Expo at Memorial Hall is on Saturday October 17!

This is an exciting event featuring N.Y. Times best selling author, David Rosenfelt and over 100 local authors and vendors. Admission to the Book Expo is FREE. Come and meet tremendously talented authors and illustrators. It will be an awsome day for readers and writers – and also raising money for York County Libraries and York SPCA.

Please visit my table. I will be selling copies of my books, Under the Grapevine, The Hermit, The Icon and the Emperor, The Legend of the Cross and Tea with the Queen. Sales of Tea with the Queen will benefit brain tumor research and the charity, charliechargeson.

I look forward to seeing you!

York Book Expo Tea with the Queen

York Book Expo David