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The Poetry Reading

Dixie, the lady I did my first poetry book with, who is a painter par excellence, suggested one day a year or so ago, that we gather for a day at a place in the outskirts of El Cajon, called Summer’s Past Farms. She would paint, I would read poetry, and someone would...

Save Water

On the freeway I saw a sign that said, “Severe Drought, Conserve water, etc.” and instead of feeling environmentally challenged to do my part, I got mad! The good people who are running our city have run amok on apartment building. In Mission Valley alone there are...

Pausing to Consider

My daughter and son-in-law live in northern Florida, on a beautiful grassy acre with moss hanging from the trees and the mighty St. John River flowing by. If I’m lucky, when visiting, I will see the snout and eyes of an alligator or maybe the “aircraft carrier” which...

Letting Go

Slipping softly down my face, Flow evidence of healing grace, That washes darkness from my heart And shadows that You bid depart. How can I weep for troubles past When loving arms still hold me fast? Oh Love that will not let me go, Enfold me in the Spirit’s flow, And...

The Ladies Retreat

Recently the women of my church had a half-day retreat up in Julian (a mountain community above San Diego). I got in my car Saturday morning to go pick up a friend, and it was totally dead! I had to call AAA to get it started and thus got a late start. We got there...

My Books

About Diana

Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at the age of 12, when she sold a poem to a church newspaper. After receiving her B.A. in Elementary Education at San Diego State University, she was an elementary school teacher for 22 years, attended Bethel Seminary, sold real estate, opened two coffeehouse/used bookstores, and was a conference director for a private Christian college.

She has an extensive portfolio of published works, including nine novels of Biblical Fiction, three Contemporary Fiction novels, a book of poetry, a book on Halloween, an Easter Cantata, and several songs.  

She lives in San Diego, California with her puppy Maya.