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  • 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

  • This story is about a woman who frequently sees an image of a child in the mirror. In the story, we learn about her past, her present, her desires and her reflections as she returns to the home that she grew up in. Who is the child in the mirror? You as the reader can come to your own conclusion.

    The Child in the Mirror

    The Child in the Mirror

    by Lora Hollings10

  • 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

  • Thomas Gimmler is attacked by friend Murray Stricklen, and the ensuing fight leaves Stricklen seriously injured. Stricken by what his life has become, Thomas goes to the chapel seeking solace.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 13

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 13

    by Lori Colbo7

  • In this short story, our protagonist encounters a swarm of migrating butterflies. After running for cover, the aftermath reveals beauty and death.

    Butterfly Clouds and Spring Fever

    Butterfly Clouds and Spring Fever

    by JourneyHolm6

  • 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

  • Flowers love to dance with the first signal of warm air, this dance fills up whole universe with some distinguished vibrant rainbow colours.But this spring is not much colourful for Miss Megpy as her daughter is not with her anymore.

    When flowers bloom - A short story

    When flowers bloom - A short story

    by Nikki Khan27

  • How do I know when my loved one is near death? What are the signs, and how long does my loved one have left? These are the questions many of us have as we watch the inevitable approach of death.

    The Dying Process

    The Dying Process

    by oldersister9

  • 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

  • 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 Flash Fiction by cam

    Potty Mouth: Comedy Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills28

  • 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 Minnicks22

  • 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 Patrick Williamson14

  • This is a story I wrote to accompany a sketch my brother did. He's not yet read it. Hope he likes it!

    Forbidden Love - A Short Story

    Forbidden Love - A Short Story

    by Shauna L Bowling22

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  • Officer Sly Richardson knew the people of his town and none better than Freddy Lee, a washed-up trumpet player of the jazz style. In a personal and special way, Sly challenges Freddy Lee to rise above his circumstances and take charge of his life.

    Freddy Lee Ain't Got No Horn

    Freddy Lee Ain't Got No Horn

    by Chris Mills10

  • 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

  • This is an uplifting Father's Day pass-time. It shows how a child values the time a parent spends with him or her, and even the forgiving nature of children after an oversight that hurts the child.

    The Visit - A Christian Father's Day Story

    The Visit - A Christian Father's Day Story

    by Samuel E. Richardson3

  • 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

  • Three boys, adventurers at heart, set out on a day hike in the coal mining region of West Virginia. The decision to explore a mine leads to a chilling encounter and a narrow escape. (1526 words)

    A Miner Mistake: Short Story

    A Miner Mistake: Short Story

    by Chris Mills22

  • 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 Oglesby44

  • 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

  • Does this happen to you? Even when you are not writing, you are always thinking about writing. Every person you meet, or see along on your way, can be a possible character in your next story. You are a writer at heart, if a poem is being woven in your mind, when you are walking in the nearby park.

    21 Clear and Evident Symptoms, Which Determine That You Are a Writer at Heart

    21 Clear and Evident Symptoms, Which Determine That You Are a Writer at Heart

    by Chitrangada Sharan54

  • This is a creative writing piece that I have written which is based on true accounts of slaves from Africa who were taken to America.

    The Journey - Creative Writing

    The Journey - Creative Writing

    by Yumna Hussen1

  • 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 Last Flight of The Cyclops will take you on an interstellar adventure you'll remember for a lifetime, so set down in the control seat and let's blast off.

    The Last Flight of the Cyclops

    The Last Flight of the Cyclops

    by Gerry Glenn Jones4

  • Dramatization of the Christmas story from the perspective of Mary and Joseph. What your body was to be the home of a God? What would you say if your fiance was pregnant with someones else's kid?

    The Christmas Story Retold - Miriam and Yosef

    The Christmas Story Retold - Miriam and Yosef

    by Rodric Anthony1

  • These talented floral artists have taken inspiration from much loved or well known hymns to interpret their favorite hymns by placing them between the legends of their town, Swaffham in North Norfolk.

    A Festival of Flowers With Songs of Praise

    A Festival of Flowers With Songs of Praise

    by Sally Gulbrandsen25

  • 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

  • They met at the wrong time and the wrong place. And the priest was saying, "Thou shalt not commit adultery." And Rafael wanted to flee the church. He was not deaf, he was listening and he heard every word of the priest. But what he heard that moment didn't damp the feeling he had kept for the woman.

    The Mistress: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    The Mistress: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    by Felisa Daskeo0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rick lost both legs below the knee in the war. He recovered and was a successful restauranteur on Buzby Beach. Then one night a voice from the past showed up at his bar.

    Goodbye Andi

    Goodbye Andi

    by DW Davis2

  • One day strolling through the park, Ellie met a handsome young man named Mark. She batted her eyelashes at him and he bought her flowers. They fell madly in love. "You must meet my beautiful daughters, Sophie and Emma," he said, "You will love...

    Cinderella: From the Wicked Stepmother's Point of View

    Cinderella: From the Wicked Stepmother's Point of View

    by Pippa Packer13

  • 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 Holland92

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  • The unfinished beginning of a creative writing piece

    Leeandra

    Leeandra

    by Ashly Christen0

  • The word "awesome" should be reserved for only God. Chocolate ice cream and God should not be described the same way.

    God Is An Awesome God

    God Is An Awesome God

    by Margaret Minnicks10

  • Clark was happily remembering the special date he had with a woman the night before when a man attacked him in the hallway of his hotel and attempted to cut him to ribbons. Clark fought back and fled to the safety of a nearby monastery where he learns that confession is not always good for the soul.

    Number Eleven: A Short Fiction Story by John Hansen and Chris Mills

    Number Eleven: A Short Fiction Story by John Hansen and Chris Mills

    by Chris Mills37

  • Given the choice of continuing to suffer beatings from a brutal husband and being held safely behind some unemotional bars, which would you choose? Yeah, me too!

    Original Short Story: "Joyce Ann"

    Original Short Story: "Joyce Ann"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • 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

  • My childhood revolved around reading, making up stories and the knowledge of that opportunity equipped me in literacy, helped make the woman I am today. There is power is reading, and knowledge matters. "The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." -David Bailey

    Gaining Knowledge Through the Power of Reading and Why It Matters

    Gaining Knowledge Through the Power of Reading and Why It Matters

    by April Savage2

  • ants making their way ... Birds chirping, singing, whistling - flying to and fro - flowers face the sun - growing, blooming. Even the grasses are being pushed around by the breezes. - tree-limbs budding leaves waving ... reaching upward, outward -...

    Robust

    Robust

    by CMarie0

  • 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 anza20

  • The homeless person you see on the street may just have something unknown about their life.

    The Old Homeless Man

    The Old Homeless Man

    by Larry W Fish12

  • 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

  • The bride wore black and the wedding goes on over Mama's objections and literally over Mama. A beleaguered couple get final revenge on a controlling mother. Don't get any bright ideas now, you hear!

    Flash Fiction: Over My Dead Body!

    Flash Fiction: Over My Dead Body!

    by Doris James MizBejabbers38

  • Change is happening all around us every day. This article is all about the winds of change and includes a list of the top ten things that will always change in life and in the world.

    10 Things That Will Always Change

    10 Things That Will Always Change

    by Cristale Adams13

  • How do people with Mercury in Virgo think? They tend to be critical and exacting, but know what they want. But can they see the forest for the trees?

    Mercury in Virgo Thinkers

    Mercury in Virgo Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula8

  • "Stray" is a short story about a small black kitten who is abandoned time and time again before finally finding a loving home. A must read for all cat lovers.

    Stray: A Short Story

    Stray: A Short Story

    by Jennifer Wilber13

  • 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 Schlesinger7

  • Everybody has a dream, but some dreams should never be realized…for the sake of humanity…and all the cats.

    A Dream, a Cat, a Baseball Bat

    A Dream, a Cat, a Baseball Bat

    by Dean Traylor2

  • 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 Minnicks0

  • 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

  • Clowns are supposed to be happy people. They are the life of a party. They make people roll with laughter, but why should a clown like him be sad? There is a shroud surrounding the life of this clown. He has a sad story behind those clown smile. A story that must be told.

    The Clown: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    The Clown: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    by Felisa Daskeo2

  • 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

  • The last slave ship landed illegally on Jekyll Island in 1858. A short tale of one of its surviving passengers, still living on the island owned by the most exclusive club in the world.

    Tales Of The Deep South : A Passage on "Wanderer"

    Tales Of The Deep South : A Passage on "Wanderer"

    by Randy Godwin42

  • 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

  • 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

  • People spend far too much time trying to figure out how to make people happy and comfortable. Sure, you can get ahead by impressing people; but it is far more fun to get ahead using intimidation and other nefarious tactics to make people...

    How to Make People Uncomfortable

    How to Make People Uncomfortable

    by Simone Haruko Smith91

  • 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

  • Many of us suffered them as children, and some even suffer them as adults, be they in child or adult form, they aren't hard to spot. Bullying is an unacceptable thing in any culture.

    An Open Letter to Adult Bullies

    An Open Letter to Adult Bullies

    by Heather Baker2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks18

  • 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 words we speak have the power to tear people down or build them up. Words can heal, or wound. God calls us to be kind builder-uppers.

    Words Have Power to Build or Destroy

    Words Have Power to Build or Destroy

    by Lori Colbo20

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sin is sin, but there are two sins that block your blessings. Those twin sins hold you back and keep you from moving ahead in all areas of your life. Do you know what those twin sins are?

    Twin Sins That Block Your Blessings

    Twin Sins That Block Your Blessings

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • 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

  • 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 JourneyHolm1

  • When a child dies, the parents left behind grieve in spite of well-meaning friends and family. Learn tips to make traveling grief of the death of a newborn child a journey with a reachable destination.

    Parents Burying Children Is Unnatural

    Parents Burying Children Is Unnatural

    by Red Dwyer84

  • 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

  • This is a Fan Fictional story about an abused woman and a caring police officer. This lady’s husband is an alcoholic and abusive. This thoughtful policeman befriends this woman in her time of need.

    Friends, Lovers or Duty?

    Friends, Lovers or Duty?

    by Pamela Oglesby47

  • Mercury in Aquarius people are unique thinkers and have ideas many others would not think of. Do you want to learn more? Read on!

    Mercury in Aquarius Thinkers

    Mercury in Aquarius Thinkers

    by Jean Bakula2

  • 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

  • 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

  • This is a Fan Fiction article about a seniors who are spending their summer in the Adirondack Mountains. A widow and widower meet and find love they thought they would never happen again at their age.

    Love at my Age?

    Love at my Age?

    by Pamela Oglesby39

  • 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

  • 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

  • My dad, Synco Schram de Jong, used to make little books for us and illustrated them with his lovely drawings. They often had a message of some kind. This one 's about listening to your parents.

    Fleas and Lice and a Bedtime Story

    Fleas and Lice and a Bedtime Story

    by Titia Geertman9

  • The City of Anahora is a city plagued by a darkness that comes at dusk, a place where the living walks with care during the day and huddle, in fear, at night. For months, it has been this way. Then, one night, a star falls from the sky and with within it is a cosmic light. Hope shines brightly.

    When Stars Fall

    When Stars Fall

    by Britta Nicole Miller0

  • 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

  • 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

  • We would all like to think that our homes are safe havens in which we can escape the stress and turmoil of the outside world and, for most of us, they do just that. This is the story of a married couple who would discover that sinister energies can be found anywhere, even in the most idyllic home.

    A Haunted Place:  The Terror Within

    A Haunted Place: The Terror Within

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • Of all the fashion items on display that day I will be the center of attention. Since everyone thinks so highly of me, I will relate my story with the hope that readers will appreciate their worth.

    The Parable of the Fallen Bridal Gown

    The Parable of the Fallen Bridal Gown

    by Dora Weithers69

  • Scores of people like nothing more than shopping at tag sales and antique shops. Everyone hopes to find a treasure hidden amid the relics of the past. Along the same vein, we can never know the true history of the item we are purchasing or what secrets it may be keeping.

    5 Terrifying Tales of Real-Life Cursed Objects

    5 Terrifying Tales of Real-Life Cursed Objects

    by Cindy Parmiter5

  • A story written the day after the concert by someone who was there. Read the teen's experience and the Times Entertainment Editior's story from a news clipping.

    The Beatles at Hollywood Bowl 1965

    The Beatles at Hollywood Bowl 1965

    by Sherry Venegas22

  • Jesus last name is explained in this simple article. Jesus Christ or Jesus Mary?

    Jesus Real Last Name.

    Jesus Real Last Name.

    by Clive Williams2

  • Loneliness is one of the most pervasive plagues of the human condition. Yet, it is often one of the most difficult subjects for society as a whole to address. These stories focus upon sources of isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    by Colleen Swan23

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  • Brain injuries occur in 1.7 million people annually in the United States. This story is based on my personal experience as an RN working in ICU. We are taught to keep our emotions out of patient care, but this case really upset me at the time, maybe because he was 17 years old.

    Emotional Attachment

    Emotional Attachment

    by Pamela Oglesby24

  • In the future, after much of the world has been destroyed, Mintaka, having been reanimated, is sent to capture her sister for the military who run things. She wakes after being drugged so her sister can escape, unaware of where she is or what to do next. Remembering her powers she sets off.

    The Boot Thief

    The Boot Thief

    by Natalie Frank8

  • 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 Patrick Williamson29

  • Many people question God and feel guilty about it later. It is not blasphemy to question God. Throughout the Bible, God's servants questioned Him, and they were not punished for doing so, and neither will you be punished.

    Is It Wrong to Question God?

    Is It Wrong to Question God?

    by Margaret Minnicks2

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  • 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 Minnicks3

  • Mothers and daughters are special people, but sometimes not to each other. It is a blessing when mothers and daughters have enough in common to love each other, to show that love, and to feel it. That's not what's going on here. It's a little sad, but we all know such stories have to be told.

    Original Short Story: "Cassendra Paints"

    Original Short Story: "Cassendra Paints"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • You would think a quick trip to an old folks home would be easy wouldn't you? But sometimes things are not what they seem!

    Time after Time -  Flash Fiction

    Time after Time - Flash Fiction

    by Nell Rose50

  • 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

  • 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

  • This fictional tale describes what its like to fall in love with a person who has Venus in Scorpio, what are you getting into? A sexy, romantic, jealous and passionate ride! Read on!

    Venus in Scorpio Love

    Venus in Scorpio Love

    by Jean Bakula11

  • The Internet forums, chatrooms, and writing sites are filled with challenges for creative writers. And most of them center around on one’s ability to write the shortest story possible. So, this writer decides to take the challenge.

    Taking the Challenge: Writing the Shortest, Short Stories

    Taking the Challenge: Writing the Shortest, Short Stories

    by Dean Traylor5

  • Charles and Foster ride a steam train across the US Great Plains on a desperate trip to California to find work. But drought, wind and Dust storms join forces to stop them and to destroy their hope.

    Dust to Dust: A Short Story by cam

    Dust to Dust: A Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills28

  • 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 Khan38

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rose is challenged to change her life by changing things about herself that she knows have always contributed to her remaining obese, things that have kept her from connecting with people close to her, people she loves.

    Rose: Past of Rise

    Rose: Past of Rise

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD2

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