Dreams accompanied by determination are fulfilled. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt today is Dreams.
Photo by WikiImages at Pixabay.com When I told Mama that some day I would walk in space, she said, "People like "us" don't go far in this life." But, I learned that poverty was our condition, but not necessarily my destiny. Looking at earth and fearing for its future, I wished Mama had lived to... Continue Reading →
When others cannot visualize your dreams, and, therefore think it impossible, you keep believing until the impossible becomes your reality. Written for One-Liner Wednesday from Linda G. Hill. I learned through experience to never allow others to define my possibility. I went from being on the welfare to teaching at a prestigious university in California,... Continue Reading →
Brian and Elizabeth had been excited to go to Sicily, Italy to begin their new life there. Their family and friends were appalled that the young couple chose to move so far from home just to buy a house. But, Elizabeth had seen an ad for houses for one euro, just over a dollar! That's... Continue Reading →
Karla sat on her front porch waiting for the storyteller to appear. The old woman always wore a sweater embroidered with books. She came each Tuesday afternoon, seemingly out of nowhere, taking up residence in the entrance to a nearby field. The storyteller always had an inviting smile, drawing the children and their parents from... Continue Reading →
The foundations of living a life fulfilled Begin with dreams that seem unreal. Add a dash of vision and some risk-taking, And forgetting how other people feel. Be willing to leave your comfort zone, And believe in that which you cannot see. It allows you to leave the doubters behind And trust in your dreams... Continue Reading →
I fell in love with football when I was about 11 years old, and one of my earliest dreams was to play pro football with the big boys. I did not realize at the time that girls were not allowed to play the game. I had a beloved male cousin who played for the local... Continue Reading →
In response to the Daily Addictions prompt today, I decided to innovate our blog by writing a poem to encourage and inspire readers today. We will still write prose, of course. But, I so enjoy the poetry blogs, and most of the blogs I follow are poetry-based and so well done. But, I want to... Continue Reading →