John and Lexie had been married for years, And even in bad times, they decided to persevere. But, now they belong to different political factions, So, they've decided upon a much-needed subtraction, As Lexie's important name John constantly smears. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #193 from Sammiscribbles: faction in 39 words.
It was the first of many disappointments, Promises he never meant to try to keep. I wanted to be excited for his promised visits, But the costs to my psyche became too steep. It was the hardest day of my young life. We sat on our things, evicted from our home. Mama was at work,... Continue Reading →
Divorce is hard, even when it is the right move to make. But Patty knew that neither she nor Jack could continue on the wild roller-coaster of a ride that their marriage had become. She refused to forgive him one more time, and his getting down on his knees had not convinced her that he... Continue Reading →
Children are not as resilient as many adults think that they are, and that includes teenagers. Children are not small adults, and when they hurt, it is difficult, if not impossible, for them to put into words their emotions and feelings. They have not lived long enough to understand what they are feeling. Consequently, the... Continue Reading →
Why do we ignore warnings? Someone I know loves to ride bicycles. He met a lady who loved riding them so much that she had ridden around the world. She was a widow whose husband and his parents had died tragically. Soon, despite never meeting anyone who had known her a long time, He married... Continue Reading →
I started to lie to him, but God wouldn't let me. Douglas and I had been dating for months, but we never talked about marriage. We knew that each of us had been divorced, that we both had went online to the Christian dating site to find life partners who loved God, and that we... Continue Reading →
Corrie had a wonderful ministry, traveling around the world, telling of the amazing things God had done. Then one day, she woke up with God saying, “Germany.” She said, No, God, don’t you remember all the awful things they did? How I suffered and how my sister and father suffered and died at the Nazi’s... Continue Reading →