Mark’s memoir “Cowboys Are Not Supposed to Cry” was published by Christian Faith Publishing in 2021.

The book is available in both print and e-book versions and can be purchased at the following:

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Mark is also a published poet and artist who is currently working on several other projects including a full-length novel trilogy “The Chronicles of Faith”

As a much younger man, Mark stood helplessly at the edge of the dark abyss of pain, death, and grief. The experience of watching his first wife die at age 26 from breast cancer forced him to question the meaning of life in his search for answers that impact his writings to this day.

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal. ~C.S. Lewis

He has lived his entire life in the Pacific Northwest where the land, nature, and people both inspire and fuel his writing. His poetry has been featured in several print and online publications as he works on his first full-length book of his poetry that explores the pain that we all face during our lives and the hope that can rise.

He is happily remarried to a wonderful woman who he claims is the most beautiful and strongest woman he has ever known. He has been blessed with a beautiful daughter who keeps him young in this second chapter of life that he has been granted. He enjoys horses and mountain biking when not writing. He believes in the ripple effect, touch one life, and you may touch the world, for to share the journey, however brief, is a wonderful gift. His wish is to share the joys, the sorrows, the hope, and healing to inspire others to live despite the grief we all carry because there is “life after…”

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