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  • This fan fiction story was written to meet Billybuc’s Photo Challenge. A couple is hiking down the Pacific Coast tri mid-November. An early snowstorm makes camping a bit more uncomfortable. The story tells of the adventures this couple has while hiking and camping.

    Billybuc's Photo Challenge Fiction - The Hike

    Billybuc's Photo Challenge Fiction - The Hike

    by Pamela Oglesby43

  • Tim headed out on a rainy night while he and his family visited St Louis. He had a simple mission to buy hamburgers and fries and take them back to his wife and daughter at the hotel. But he met a strange little girl who had a different plan.

    A Witch's Revenge: Short Short Fiction, Horror

    A Witch's Revenge: Short Short Fiction, Horror

    by Chris Mills46

  • If your husband had ever cheated, this is the type of letter you might receive from "the other woman."

    Letter FROM the Other Woman

    Letter FROM the Other Woman

    by Margaret Minnicks10

  • Though we see the beauty in the dying of leaves in the Fall beauty isn't seen easily in the death of a human being. But for the Christian, there is certain beauty in life and in death.

    The Beauty in Death

    The Beauty in Death

    by Jeff Shirley4

  • In this post-apocalyptic setting, Jim is waiting to graduate into the life and work that would be assigned to him. Graduating was everything to someone his age. Failure to graduate held immediate consequences. A young woman waits as well, and Jim challenges her to join him in doing the unthinkable.

    No Regrets: A Sci-Fi Short Story

    No Regrets: A Sci-Fi Short Story

    by Chris Mills14

  • Hyacinth has lived in the Bakersfield suburb of Oildale since the late 1990's. Upon her arrival, she managed to find an office job. After relapsing, her life took a turn and she found herself in turmoil. She shares her true story and some of the underworld elements of this California Community.

    The Mean Streets of Oildale

    The Mean Streets of Oildale

    by Liam C38

  • Even animals did not fear or harm Carter. Often men saw bears, deer and bobcats laying around Carter's cabin as he sat outside feeding the smaller critters seeds, nuts and berries ...

    Paradise Gateway

    Paradise Gateway

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns16

  • I found this little pigeon in my parking lot all by itself — defenceless and vulnerable. There was no chance it was making it through the night there by itself. I brought it home. The next morning shocked me, yet also taught me a lesson I have always recalled.

    The Pigeon - Short Story

    The Pigeon - Short Story

    by Trihorus3

  • This is a fictional Journal entry written in the voice of a young woman on the trail of tears. The journal entry is fiction however, the facts in the entry are true.

    Trail of Tears: Fictional Journal Entry

    Trail of Tears: Fictional Journal Entry

    by Lisa Chronister14

  • It is another great tale from my grandma's collection of bedtime stories. It is the story of two girls with different temperaments. Saria is an innocent and well behaved girl,whereas, Maria is a rude and impolite. Saria's soft behavior gets her life long comfort and Maria,ultimately,gets punished.

    Granny's Tales: The Stories of Childhood: Saria and Maria's Tale

    Granny's Tales: The Stories of Childhood: Saria and Maria's Tale

    by Fam10

  • Flash fiction story in under 300 words. The Queen thinks she's the ruler; the joker thinks his heart rules him, but who or what is really in charge?

    Flash, Flash Fiction: Who's the Real Ruler?

    Flash, Flash Fiction: Who's the Real Ruler?

    by Doris James MizBejabbers37

  • The "I am" statements of Jesus are listed as they are recorded in the Gospel of John. They are explained why Jesus used particular metaphors to emphasize who He was.

    7 "I Am" Statements of Jesus

    7 "I Am" Statements of Jesus

    by Margaret Minnicks20

  • Some churches set aside a time during a service for people to give a testimony. Unfortunately, there is no format or guidelines for the speakers to use. Some testimonies end up being everything except what they were intended to be.

    Tips for Giving an Effective Testimony in Church

    Tips for Giving an Effective Testimony in Church

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Greed centers on the passion for acquisition. Grandiosity, though akin to greed, is more focused on the narcissistic drive to be admired and envied. These two short stories deal with the human susceptibility for power and wealth

    Short Stories About Greed and Grandiosity

    Short Stories About Greed and Grandiosity

    by Colleen Swan3

  • This is a short story of a lamb that is totally 'lost' is the world. But is this God's cruel joke or a story of misplaced identity? Mukti's story is actually all of our story with our dear Lord...

    Mukti the Lamb Comes of Age: A Short Story

    Mukti the Lamb Comes of Age: A Short Story

    by Aravind Balasubramanya23

  • Can a world collapse through the lack of moral conscience? Can wars be started and food supplies ended because a moral conscience was missing? And can a moral conscience create an Eden on earth?

    Essay: The Importance of Moral Conscience

    Essay: The Importance of Moral Conscience

    by Tessa Schlesinger10

  • This fictional Venus in Pisces people are so romantic, they put the rest of the Zodiac to shame. Check the link at the bottom of the first paragraph, to see what sign your Venus is in!

    Venus in Pisces Love

    Venus in Pisces Love

    by Jean Bakula27

  • Based off of the Norwegian fairy tale "The Three Billy Goats Gruff," this imaginative fractured fairy tale is a twist in perspective. Toll, the toll troll, tells his side of this short story. Showing the audience that things aren't always what they seem.

    Fractured Fairy Tale: The True Story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    Fractured Fairy Tale: The True Story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    by JourneyHolm3

  • Patience is the brother of wisdom. Cultivate a passion for learning patience in all things. You are the master of your own destiny.

    Nature's Secret Is Patience

    Nature's Secret Is Patience

    by Audrey Hunt51

  • 666 at 3Am. Will you invite the devil in or are you just wasting sleep. This is my story of shouting 666 at 3 am .

    Saying 666 at 3:00AM

    Saying 666 at 3:00AM

    by Clive Williams11

  • I've written this article to highlight the qualities in other people that I most admire. Nobody is perfect, myself included (!) but just how fussy are we when it comes to liking others? If, for instance, they swore like a trooper - would it put...

    Qualities I Admire in Others

    Qualities I Admire in Others

    by Marcia1

  • A real story of a mountainous fairy encounter from the Appalachian Mountain region of West Virginia.

    Appalachian Fairy Encounter

    Appalachian Fairy Encounter

    by James Slaven2

  • We have all been there. The word we meant to say didn’t come out right. Then there are those people who misuse and mispronounce certain words regularly. Here are a few of my pet peeves.

    What Did You Just Say?

    What Did You Just Say?

    by Carolyn Fields11

  • A fictional tale about two Venus in Virgo people, who wonder if a platonic relationship can successfully change into a romantic one. What do you think? I'd like to hear!

    Venus in Virgo Love

    Venus in Virgo Love

    by Jean Bakula14

  • Some people say they don't know how to pray. Prayer is simply communicating with God. If people can talk, then they can talk to God.

    Prayer: Communication With God

    Prayer: Communication With God

    by Margaret Minnicks6

  • How does the mind of a Mercury in Gemini Person work? It's a whirlwind of so many thoughts, it would leave another baffled. This is a smart communicator!

    Mercury in Gemini Thinkers

    Mercury in Gemini Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula18

  • Will you join me for a practice novella? I can tell you it's not terribly pleasant but then hey, writing reflects reality, right, and there are times life just isn't pleasant.

    The Sun Never Rises: Chapter One

    The Sun Never Rises: Chapter One

    by Bill Holland94

  • A tale of two small children and a house with a dark history. Losely based on a True story.

    Witches in the Walls

    Witches in the Walls

    by jimmar0

  • Heyoka is the Lakota equivalent of a sacred clown. They were thunder shamans, representing the mysterious dual-aspect of nature and the cosmos. Their tactics were seemingly foolhardy and ridiculous, but they were revered by their people as powerful and wise.

    Heyoka Yawning: Initiation by the Thunder Gods

    Heyoka Yawning: Initiation by the Thunder Gods

    by Gary Z McGee16

  • Bunny lives in a hotel in California's Central Valley. Her story is one of abuse and turmoil. A young woman devastated by drugs who survivals doing what she must. The lives of childhood victims are not pleasant ones. She became a foster child and then entered the correctional system...

    Bunny's Story: Trauma and a Young Woman's Shattered Life

    Bunny's Story: Trauma and a Young Woman's Shattered Life

    by Liam C16

  • This article corrects myths relating to the environment's effect on the happiness of gnomes and suggests 10 easy-to-follow rules to create a home environment in which gnomes are likely to flourish. Relying on recent research from The Gnome Project, we compiled this updated, guide for gnome lovers.

    10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Gnomes Happy

    10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Gnomes Happy

    by Richard Green1

  • In the stories cited here, the children became illustrations in Jesus' lessons on five major Kingdom characteristics (mentioned in no particular order): humility, giving, prayer, inclusion and trust.

    Showcasing Children in the Ministry of Jesus

    Showcasing Children in the Ministry of Jesus

    by Dora Weithers34

  • People who have Venus in Aquarius need a lot of freedom in their relationships, as shown by my fictional couple. Check the link to see what sign your Venus is in!

    Venus in Aquarius Love

    Venus in Aquarius Love

    by Jean Bakula9

  • It is worth hearing what Solomon, husband to many, has to say about women. His objective is to share insight and wisdom to young men, but women also benefit when they read what men say about them.

    Descriptions of Women in the Book of Proverbs

    Descriptions of Women in the Book of Proverbs

    by Dora Weithers45

  • suzettenaples She heard the echo of the waves lapping onto the shore in her ears and the squalk of sea gulls in the hazy blue sky. She smelled the salt air, the sand and the water. It all imbued her senses. She felt the sand squishing between her...

    A Day at the Beach - a fiction short story

    A Day at the Beach - a fiction short story

    by Suzette Walker40

  • Friends are the laughter of life, until they are not. Why would a self-centered, middle-aged newspaper editor bother? Is life too short? Or is it too long—as some wiseacre once opined?

    Original Short Story: "Friends in a Circle"

    Original Short Story: "Friends in a Circle"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Ever wondered where this grain considered as a staple food in Asian countries came from? This interesting Filipino legend of rice might be the answer to that.

    The Legend of Rice

    The Legend of Rice

    by precy anza6

  • Is God like my father? See life through my little girls eyes and the terror of living with a raging Dad. Then learn how I came to know God as my All in All and Jesus His son as my Savior and Lord.

    My Personal Encounter With God

    My Personal Encounter With God

    by Susan Ream36

  • Felipe had a calling, but his current employment prevents him from getting it. That is until he turns a potential accident into a spectacle.

    The Gymnast in Waiting

    The Gymnast in Waiting

    by Dean Traylor1

  • Here is a collection of my very short stories, suitable for all ages. Each story has a maximum of 300 words and was written for a flash fiction contest.

    My Flash Fiction Stories: 300 Words Max.

    My Flash Fiction Stories: 300 Words Max.

    by Annie McMahon95

  • I’ve been through this obscure meadow a thousand times and always feel sadness when I come upon the lone tombstone. Nancy J. Brayles, Born 1820, Died 1910. That’s all it says. Who was she and what is her story? How did she die? Why is she buried here all alone?

    Saga of Nancy J Brayles – Response to Billybuc’s Picture Prompt

    Saga of Nancy J Brayles – Response to Billybuc’s Picture Prompt

    by Shauna L Bowling39

  • I'd like to thank Ann Carr for issuing the challenge to write about our favourite beach. This brought back fond memories and allowed me to share a little about the first place I can recall growing up.

    Memories of Redcliffe: An Essay and History

    Memories of Redcliffe: An Essay and History

    by John Hansen16

  • Most Bible scholars overlook this, but Psalm 27 has two distinct parts. It is interesting to learn about these two parts and what is in each part.

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    Psalm 27 Explained in Detail

    by Margaret Minnicks19

  • The Bible says we should love our enemies. Have you ever wondered why God commands us to love those who mistreat us and seek to do us harm?

    Why You Should Love Your Enemies

    Why You Should Love Your Enemies

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Losing a parent is hard. With no family, only having one friend is better than having no one. But what if there is a secret? A secret that may destroy the only good relationship Julia has? She is about to take that chance. Let the secret be revealed.

    I Am Daddy's Little Girl: A Short Story

    I Am Daddy's Little Girl: A Short Story

    by Miss Anjel5

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  • My response to Harvard study saying kids who participate in 4th of July grow up to vote Republican.

    How to Become Republican

    How to Become Republican

    by Virginia Kearney16

  • In this short ghost story with a twist ending, a man, haunted by dark memories, spends forty years living alone on an isolated farm. One autumn day, he discovers another presence in his home that forces him to face the secrets of his past.

    Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

    Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

    by wayseeker24

  • A lot of Christians are waiting for the return of Jesus Christ. While it will be the second coming, the Bible speaks of three comings of Jesus. This article explains in detail.

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    Three Comings of Jesus Christ

    by Margaret Minnicks23

  • Short story. Good thieves are seldom caught, but add a touch of love and a portion of power from another time...

    Short Story: Thief!

    Short Story: Thief!

    by Tessa Schlesinger0

  • Throughout the pages of the Bible, the word "bread" is mentioned. Bread is used to provide physical nourishment as well as a symbol for spiritual satisfaction.

    Bread and Its Spiritual Significance

    Bread and Its Spiritual Significance

    by Margaret Minnicks7

  • Have you ever seen a common house gecko? This harmless little creature lives in the home and there's an interesting legend on why this house lizard is known for on kissing the ground just before sundown.

    The Legend of the Lizard or Common House Gecko

    The Legend of the Lizard or Common House Gecko

    by precy anza2

  • People can walk in divine favor. Even so, it does not come automatically. There are some things to do to participate in your own blessings.

    Ways To Receive God's Favor

    Ways To Receive God's Favor

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • When he gets a chance to flee, a captive tries to make his way to freedom. Will he be free at last? Find out in The Great Escape, a heart-warming tale of adventure for the child in us all.

    The Great Escape - A Short Story

    The Great Escape - A Short Story

    by Rham Dhel0

  • I had a dream about you last night, sweetheart ... You know that I often wished I could have died with you. Life here on earth seemed so meaningless without you. My need to be with you felt stronger than any desire to remain one second longer on...

    You Visited Me in My Dreams Last Night

    You Visited Me in My Dreams Last Night

    by Marjatta12

  • Tina is spending her time in the attic on Saint Patrick's Day. She doesn't find a magic clover, but something far more special.

    The Green Shoes

    The Green Shoes

    by Deborah Minter0

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  • Names are a symbol of one’s identity and are of deep significance to the bearer. They are an undercurrent in a variety of situations and evoke feelings that impact on interpersonal dealings.

    The Importance of Names and Personal Identity

    The Importance of Names and Personal Identity

    by Colleen Swan14

  • Mother's day is on May 13, and preachers will deliver messages about biblical mothers. Some might even consider preaching about the characteristics of godly mothers.

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    10 Characteristics of a Godly Mother

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • Psalm 23 is the best known and most popular of all the psalms. Many people know this psalm by heart. The psalm is loved by Jews and Christians alike, speaking as it does of God’s protection and care.

    Psalm 23: A Sheep's Testimony

    Psalm 23: A Sheep's Testimony

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • Road signs are a great way to alert drivers to upcoming obstacles and changes to roadways. If there were signs to indicate major life events, obstacles, and which decisions were best for you, life could just get a little bit easier for you. Or could it?

    Road Signs And Meanings: What If They Applied To Real Life Events?

    Road Signs And Meanings: What If They Applied To Real Life Events?

    by Christy Birmingham42

  • Jesus says Christians are the salt of the earth. However, if the salt loses its saltiness, it is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled by men, according to Matthew 5:13.

    Are You a Salty Christian? You Should Be

    Are You a Salty Christian? You Should Be

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • Butterflies are beautiful, day-flying insects which feeds primarily on nectars. That's why these graceful, fluttery insects loves visiting flower gardens. But where did butterflies come from?

    The Legend of the First Butterfly

    The Legend of the First Butterfly

    by precy anza9

  • As a newbie travel reporter for The Chronicle, my first assignment was to find an out-of-the-way destination, spend some time there, and tell my readers why the area should be a go-to for adventure, relaxation, and the perfect getaway. This is what I didn't expect.

    The First Assignment -Response to Billybuc’s Photo Challenge #2

    The First Assignment -Response to Billybuc’s Photo Challenge #2

    by Shauna L Bowling28

  • Joey Orsino works for one of the New York City crime families. He gets busted dumping a body into the harbor, and the cops make him a potentially deadly offer—Joey's boss for Joey's freedom.

    Ain't Never Comin' Back: Flash Fiction by Cam

    Ain't Never Comin' Back: Flash Fiction by Cam

    by Chris Mills24

  • This is a short story I wrote for an online contest, that won 3rd prize. If you love stories with a hint of mystery, a lot of suspense, masks, owls and other spooky things, this is for you. This is a story both adults and children will enjoy. ...

    Short Story:  Masquerade Ball

    Short Story: Masquerade Ball

    by Annie McMahon5

  • PSALM 91 is one of trust and confidence in God. Some people say Psalm 91 is the Christian’s Emergency Psalm for the Christians who trust God exclusively and dwell in the safety of God.

    Psalm 91: The Christian Emergency Psalm

    Psalm 91: The Christian Emergency Psalm

    by Margaret Minnicks11

  • They look as if they're alive, flickering in the night sky. Where did the stars come from? Here is a Filipino legend on how the stars came to be the stars that fascinate us.

    The Legend of the Stars

    The Legend of the Stars

    by precy anza27

  • This is a story provided by my Higher Self - which some people call God - to my little self in my book 'Divine Dialogue - How to hold a conversation with God. Done via Automatic Writing.

    The Fox and the Crocodile

    The Fox and the Crocodile

    by Tom Ware4

  • This Fan Fiction article tells the story about a couple who have to make a serious decisions that impacts their future, and that of their child’s.

    Love Complications

    Love Complications

    by Pamela Oglesby37

  • A real mango tree! There once was a beautiful mango tree that grew in the jungle near a village. Each and every year when its fruit was in season, the children from the village would run into the jungle and harvest its delicious fruit. ...

    Lao Folktales : The Mango Tree

    Lao Folktales : The Mango Tree

    by dohn12161

  • Two short stories exploring the impact of bullying, both in terms of domestic domination and abuse about personal appearance

    Short Stories About Bullying

    Short Stories About Bullying

    by Colleen Swan10

  • This is a short story about hope and determination to achieve spring in your life's autumn.It's a fiction story,so resemblance to any plot or novel can be just coincidence.

    Spring In Autumn-A Short Story.

    Spring In Autumn-A Short Story.

    by Nikki Khan43

  • Nearly every child undergoes a number of formative experiences before reaching adolescence. It is impossible to gauge which of these will impact, in an uplifting or dispiriting influence

    Short Stories About Childhood Struggles

    Short Stories About Childhood Struggles

    by Colleen Swan2

  • Donald was wealthy, handsome and, if the ring on his left hand meant anything, not available. The sexy redhead seated on the bar stool next to him seemed to consider the last point irrelevant.

    A Working Vacation

    A Working Vacation

    by Chris Mills27

  • From time to time, each of us wonders what might have been had romantic interest in someone panned out rather than fizzled out. When they return from the past, anything can happen.

    Chance Encounter - Old Flames, Flash Fiction

    Chance Encounter - Old Flames, Flash Fiction

    by Peg Cole31

  • To [my love], Hi dear, its been long. It has indeed been long since I saw you, but it seems like eternity since we shut the door to love. I was young, but not too young to know that the feeling was all too real, so real, that sometimes I feel...

    A Letter to the one I loved and will always Love.

    A Letter to the one I loved and will always Love.

    by afrykanqwin6

  • This fictional piece about Venus in Taurus lovers are among the "Lovers of the Zodiac" since they are sweet and sincere. Check out to see where your Venus is.

    Venus in Taurus Love

    Venus in Taurus Love

    by Jean Bakula8

  • Ivan an aspiring writer, struggles to write something but one night he encounters something strange, which might affect his writing dream.

    The Writer's Block - a Short Story

    The Writer's Block - a Short Story

    by naive scribbler2

  • I remember it well: the cozy one-story house that mirrored the clear skies with its blue hue, large four-paned windows outlined in wispy white, as if caressed by the billowy clouds that set my imagination free. I loved spending summers with Grandma and Grandpa.

    Kick in the Ass -Response to Billybuc’s Photo Prompt #03

    Kick in the Ass -Response to Billybuc’s Photo Prompt #03

    by Shauna L Bowling31

  • These Bible quotes have the potential to pull the victim’s thoughts away from self-pity toward self-empowerment. They petition divine protection, promise divine favor and counsel against retaliation.

    25 Bible Quotes to Encourage the Maliciously Accused

    25 Bible Quotes to Encourage the Maliciously Accused

    by Dora Weithers64

  • A city in the turbulence of imperial transition, an army centered in an epic aftermath, a commander with a secretive agenda... the unthinkable about to be unleashed.

    The Element: A Short Story (Part I)

    The Element: A Short Story (Part I)

    by Michael Duncan0

  • I went to work for Dr. Leary thinking he was a wonderful doctor who cared about his patients. I learned through sneaking and spying that he was a very bad man. But now, am I any better?

    The Jackpot: Short Short Fiction

    The Jackpot: Short Short Fiction

    by Chris Mills32

  • The pathway is neither good nor bad, right nor wrong, not two things but one thing that we must learn to understand. Walk with me into a pinpoint of enlightenment.

    The Thistle's Flower: Short, Short Fiction

    The Thistle's Flower: Short, Short Fiction

    by Chris Mills50

  • A Mothers Prayer is the story of my teenage daughter. As her mother I was very concerned about her choices. The story tells of the power of prayer & the very specific answer to my urgent pleadings.

    A Mother's Prayer for Her Daughter

    A Mother's Prayer for Her Daughter

    by Susan Ream118

  • A look back at the slow decline of basic kindness in society as it relates to the current generation. How have Millennialls changed things? What does the future hold?

    Where Has The Kindness Gone

    Where Has The Kindness Gone

    by Denise McGill29

  • As the sun shines happily on the cool, rippling surface of the sea, cars drive towards the nearest parking space like they would never have another chance to see this exquisite scene. Children are the first out, and they run frantically towards the...

    Descriptive/Short Story: The Beach

    Descriptive/Short Story: The Beach

    by Claire Miller9

  • Ralph goes to the dentist and discovers a whole world of creepy crawly bacteria lurking, not only in his own mouth, but in the mouth of every woman he may kiss in the future. To kiss, or not to kiss?

    Potty Mouth: Comedy Short Short Fiction by cam

    Potty Mouth: Comedy Short Short Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills28

  • The boys had a particular task but couldn't agree how to do it. What does father do? He tells them a story of a novice sailor have trouble with ropes.

    The Tale of the Sailor and the Rope

    The Tale of the Sailor and the Rope

    by Dean Traylor0

  • Psalm 1 is the introduction to all the 150 psalms. The psalmist contrasts the fate of the righteous with the fate of the wicked.

    Psalm 1: Explained in Detail

    Psalm 1: Explained in Detail

    by Margaret Minnicks2

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  • Three flash fiction stories on the theme of war, exploring bravery, despair, resilience and consequences. Is battle as glorious as it is claimed, or merely a catalyst of destruction and human misery?

    Tales of War - Flash Fiction Stories

    Tales of War - Flash Fiction Stories

    by CMHypno2

  • Once there was a lonely farmer who decided to go fishing one day. He wore a shawl around his head to save from being bitten by mosquitoes and other bugs and carried a long fishing net. When he reached the river, he cast his net but caught nothing....

    Lao Folktales: The Magic White Swan

    Lao Folktales: The Magic White Swan

    by dohn12148

  • My dreams of you can only be expressed in...

    The Love Letter

    The Love Letter

    by Warren Keith Hayes13

  • A true story about two young lovers who knew they had been together in other incarnations. They felt a strange attraction from the minute they laid eyes on each other! But being together before did not solve all their problems, there was still work to do!

    True Love Transcends Time

    True Love Transcends Time

    by Jean Bakula37

  • God created season for many reasons. The seasons come in cycles offering variety, and understanding and appreciating God's order of nature.

    The Cycle of the Four Seasons

    The Cycle of the Four Seasons

    by Lori Colbo3

  • This Fan Fiction story could apply to a woman or a man who loses their life partner, particularly at a young age. The difficulty of working through grief, particularly with young children is explored.

    Painful Path to Recovery

    Painful Path to Recovery

    by Pamela Oglesby46

  • I’m thrilled that breakfasts are in again. As a fan of hearty breakfasts, I savour every moment of them. Whenever possible I try to eat in peace, enjoying the flavours and different textures.

    6 Interesting Facts About Breakfast

    6 Interesting Facts About Breakfast

    by Mr Foster1

  • Many Christians use Psalm 46:10 as a type of contemplative prayer, but is this correct when considering the context? This verse can still be a comfort for Christians, but for the right reasons.

    Psalm 46:10 is Not About You

    Psalm 46:10 is Not About You

    by Chase Chartier10

  • Flash fiction. The food baron specialized in love potions, but he definitely didn't appear available to a town a hungry women. But every man meets his match.

    Short Story: Love Potion

    Short Story: Love Potion

    by Tessa Schlesinger10

  • This short story is an mashup alternative ending to the short stories No One’s a Mystery by Elizabeth Tallent and Teenage Wasteland by Anne Tyler, based on the song Carousel by Linkin Park.

    Can’t Get Off the Carousel: A Short Story

    Can’t Get Off the Carousel: A Short Story

    by Jennifer Wilber3

  • Christians are as subject to the temptations of the flesh as other people. And like other people, they sometimes find themselves in a wrong relationship they know they should have avoided. What then? How does one deal with the hurt of the break-up that seems inevitable? Is it too late to save marriages where partners are broken from betrayal?

    When You are Tormented by a Painful Love

    When You are Tormented by a Painful Love

    by Barbara Radisavljevic12

  • The story of Dinah causes anger especially in women and encourages them to speak out on behalf of the many abused women in different cultures. Her rape and her silence are evidences of injustice.

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    by Dora Weithers16

  • Love is something that almost every person would experience at some point in their life. It is truly an amazing experience and your first love is something that will be in your memory for the rest of your life. Here is a love story similar to the story of Cinderella we know so much about.

    A Modern Day Cinderella Story

    A Modern Day Cinderella Story

    by Random Thoughts1

  • After a quarter century together, Ben and Kim find that their love has died. Their marriage is at a standstill and both decide on their own to seek love elsewhere. Individually, both desperate for change and wanting to find love, they each begin an affair.

    Short Story Fiction: The Affair

    Short Story Fiction: The Affair

    by Audrey Kirchner32

  • Six titles seem adequate in a tribute to a good mother, one title for each letter in the word MOTHER. Find suggested words here, and make it a family project. Your creativity will make her proud.

    Six Titles for Mother: A Family Tribute

    Six Titles for Mother: A Family Tribute

    by Dora Weithers44

  • Most people love receiving blessings from God. Did you know God gives two kinds of blessings? Do you know what they are?

    Two Types of Blessings

    Two Types of Blessings

    by Margaret Minnicks1

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