Tona Morales-Calkins


Toña Morales-Calkins lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her partner of 31 years, Mary, and their cats, Willow and Sky. Toña and Mary enjoy playing with their five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and nephews.
Along with several other Jewish and Christian women, Toña is active in Needlework for Nogales Children, a group she co-founded to support a community center in Nogales, Sonora. That center, El Hogar de Paz y Esperanza (HEPAC), works with the poorest of the poor, to make life economically feasible for families in Mexico. To learn more about either group, or to donate, please go to
Toña is a Mentor for Education for Ministry, a seminary level study program for Christian laity. She teaches Prayerbook and Biblical Hebrew to learners of all ages. In her spare time, Toña reads; writes; studies History, Judaism, Christianity, Graphic and Web Design, and Business Development; watches movies; listens to music; pursues her interests in online courses; and keeps up her Spanish, French and Biblical Hebrew. Toña is a Google AdWords Partner, and provides design and business services for small and micro businesses.
Toña is the writer of A Year in the Life: Jewish Holidays, and the forthcoming other three books in the series begun by Footprints. Toña hopes to become a Rabbi working with interfaith families and has also published two short stories, “Guiding Lights” in A Cup of Comfort, and “God’s Unlikely Expert” in God Answers Mom’s Prayers.

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Rainbow Fellowship
The Rainbow Fellowship Series, which follows Pastor Sandy Peters and the people of her church, located on Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington, USA. Pastor Sandy works to help hurting people find healing and hope as they struggle with issues of identity and spirituality.


Designing Your Best LIfe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Faced with a blank page, label, tag, or computer screen, faced with an empty drawing board, a designer begins by asking questions. Each new design is a solution to a complex problem. Design thinking uses a seven step process that draws upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning to explore possibilities of what could be . . . and to create a desired outcome.
Footprints (Rainbow Fellowship Book 1)
Series: Rainbow Fellowship. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,390. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The dynamic Pastor Sandy Peters leads her small congregation through a six-month experiment in making decisions as Jesus would have. But Pastor Sandy has a secret. If the truth remains hidden, she may lose her self. But if it comes out, she could lose everything else. What would Jesus do?

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