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Short Story Saturday: As Precious As Ruby

She stands outside admiring the horizon of trees. Strong is their arms that hold the heavy snow. She closes her eyes to feel the crisp winter breeze gently kiss her face. 1,940 more words

Caution: Friend Zone

I married my husband Albert 4 years ago and people often ask how we met.  It’s not a romantic story, but it usually gets a little chuckle.   446 more words


Motivation vs. Determination

“One gets you started, the other keeps you going.” 478 more words


Getting over the a writer's wall requires inspiration, imagination, and ideas

There are many walls that writers have to hurdle to make it to the finish line as a published author. Sometimes those walls are self-imposed, like writer’s block, and other times those walls are caused by outside forces, like a publisher’s rejection letter. 570 more words

Independent Author

As Little Children

As little Children Luke 18:16-17

16 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
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The Day Is Done, And I Find So Much Hope In That

The day is over and what’s been done?

We woke up at the start, continued the lives we put to bed the night before. We breathed in and out countless times without the need to consciously think of the ways in which we are, to a certain extent, machines. 535 more words