Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — kids story

The Saw-Grass Adventures (Chapter One)

Posted by James Hahn on

This is the beginning chapter of a little book I began working on for my boys 10 years ago.  I thought I'd share it with you.


Lawrence found himself in the middle of the most beautiful autumn day he could ever imagine. The blue sky above him was without a cloud and the sun, after a chilly start, had finally warmed everything up handsomely. That unique smell of autumn, a musty mixture of slowly...

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King Brump and the Orb

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The young toad sat on the stone absorbing the warmth of the last rays of an October sun. All about him he could hear the various sounds he was accustomed to in his little kingdom. He watched as the humans of various sizes patrolled the borders keeping out all who might harm him. The humans belonged to him, they were part of his kingdom. They ran this way and that in great excitement brandishing...

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The Moral of the Story

Posted by James Hahn on

This post is an entry for a writing contest. But what I would like to do is make it a contest in itself as well for you regular readers. In the comment section post your "moral of the story". I'll pick the one I like the best on "black Friday" (November 28th) and send you a handmade rosary in the color of your choosing.
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James was a proud...

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The Saw-grass Adventures Chapter 2

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The Saw-grass Adventures Chapter 2

In another part of the saw-grass, where it crests the hill and begins its slow decent toward the creek, a little field mouse named Andre and his mother were walking quietly gather nuts and seeds that were beginning to fall. Andre was a good little mouse who loved his mother very much. His father had disappeared earlier in the season. His mother told him that a...

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The Saw-grass Adventures Chapter 1

Posted by James Hahn on

This is the beginning chapter of a little book I've been working on for my boys.



Lawrence found himself in the middle of the most beautiful autumn day he could ever imagine. The blue sky above him was without a cloud and the sun, after a chilly start, had finally warmed everything up handsomely. That unique smell of autumn, a musty mixture of slowly dying foliage and hints of smoke from a few...

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