Author Archives: Heidi Stauff throughsinaisand

About Heidi Stauff throughsinaisand

Ultimately ending up in Atlanta, Heidi's creative impulses followed many paths. She delivered middle-class, white-girl, angst to tens and twenties of Generation-Xers through the now defunct rock-band, Belljar. She designed hundreds of dresses for Disney-bound little girls. She birthed two babies she now homeschools, lost and then found her faith again, and writes about all of it in her free time: which is usually after midnight with a glass or three of wine.

The Happiest Place on Earth

    As my college friends and I hit our forties, an alarming theme has surfaced. Spouses leaving, many times for a younger model. My friends,  who have beeen married almost a century, suddenly lose their spouse without a warning, … Continue reading

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Bird’s Nest Soup

  I’m being featured in the literary spotlight on Woven Tale Press. Bird’s Nest Soup was a difficult story to write. I based it off friends’ experiences. Some were daughters, others were mothers. All were hard to listen to. You … Continue reading

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“Bird’s Nest Soup”

My story, “Bird’s Nest Soup,” was just published in The Woven Tale Press literary journal. Sandra Tyler is an amazing editor and I am honored they accepted my work for publication. You can read it  Here on page 9.   … Continue reading

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Legalism, Christian Gaslighting and Religious Identity Politics.

Want to know why my generation and younger are leaving the church in droves? Because legalism is like bullshit and we can smell it a mile away. Continue reading

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The Dangers of Roblox

“Can we talk on the bed?” This is my 10-year-old daughter’s code for I did something questionable that I really want to talk to you about, but I’m afraid I’ll get in trouble.  Sitting on my bed is a safe … Continue reading

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Is God the author of evil? Watch “Vessels of Wrath: A Novel” on YouTube

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Dr. Heidi to the Operating Room, Stat! — James Clark — The Next Iteration

Beware. This is not not a comfortable read. Especially if you call yourself a Christian. But it’s an awesome read. An important read. It’s like literary heart surgery for the soul with Heidi as the surgeon and includes a much-needed … Continue reading

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