Moonrise on Jupiter

A Glimpse into the Thoughts & Imaginings of Vibeke Hiatt

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Month: December 2018

My Discovery of Comic Books

How did I know Brett was the perfect man for me? I don’t believe anyone has ever asked me that question, and that’s probably because I was the last person to realize that he was the perfect man for me. Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 8, Part 3

Without any further discussion, the man took Helen around the waist and lifted her effortlessly off the ground. He raised her until she was close enough to the first branch to grab hold of it. Helen took a deep breath Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 8, Part 2

The sky cleared just before the sun set that evening. The weather was becoming more erratic the farther north they moved, alternating between clouds and sun, moon and rain. They found a small cluster of trees that had managed to Read more…


Naming the Blog

As a gas giant with no known solid surface, it would be impossible to stand on Jupiter and watch a moonrise. But that is only a footnote to this story. I started thinking about writing a blog eight or nine Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 8, Part 1

They stared at the woman for a few moments, unsure what to do. She didn’t try to hide the fear in her eyes, but she looked ready to fight them if they stepped closer. Helen darted her eyes within her Read more…


Discovering Amy Macdonald

I first learned about Amy Macdonald in Denmark in 2012. I walked into a music store with my parents and sisters and saw a large poster on the back wall promoting her album Life in a Beautiful Light. I had Read more…


The Trouble with Favorites

As an English major, one question I am often asked is: “Who is your favorite author?” I hate that question. I assume that the person asking has no idea what it’s like to study literature. If I went into college Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 9, Part 3

“Well, unless you expect the key to fall into our hands, we should probably start looking,” Neil said in return, trying to smile. “Do you feel drawn to any place in particular?” Helen pointed towards the lagoon they had seen Read more…


Radiating the Light of Christ

Last week, my husband and I took our children to visit my maternal grandmother (Mormor) in central Utah. She has a comfortable home filled with love and we always enjoy our visits with her. I also took a copy of Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 9, Part 2

Helen shook her head. “There’s no way,” she stated. “Not unless we try to climb those cliffs, but they’re too smooth. The only way is over the lake.” “But how?” Neil argued. “Unless my eyes aren’t as good as yours, Read more…