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  • Whether writing, interviewing, or just having a conversation, everybody wants to get accurate answers to their questions. But the only way to get the right answer is to ensure you're asking the right questions. This article will discuss "leading" questions and how to avoid them.

    How to Avoid Leading Questions

    How to Avoid Leading Questions

    by JJ Tyson0

  • When it comes to Faith, the abstract mind is able to grasp divinity with more ease than someone who's mind is more analytical. Yet even me, who questions everything, can find Faith and God in a way that still makes sense. This is my journey.

    Finding God as a Concrete Thinker

    Finding God as a Concrete Thinker

    by Britta Nicole Miller13

  • 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

  • Child sexual abuse is perhaps the worst offense a human being can commit. Given that strong statment, it is incomprehensible for mentally healthy people to believe that child sexual abuse is prevalent in society, and it has always been so. Some...

    Forever Changed: A Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Flash Fiction)

    Forever Changed: A Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Flash Fiction)

    by Rachelle Williams6

  • 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 Mills34

  • Warning, sexist humor! I love to write fiction based on true life. For this fictitious creation I've combined a couple of guys, one I observed standing on the freeway doing exactly what I described, and the other was a mystery man with a camo backpack walking downtown. Both indescribably gorgeous!

    Flash Fiction: Who Is This Nearly Naked Adonis?

    Flash Fiction: Who Is This Nearly Naked Adonis?

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers37

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Weithers38

  • The Bible records the stories of several women who were barren. That list includes Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, Hannah in the Old Testament and Elizabeth in the New Testament. Here is Hannah's story.

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    Benefits of Your Barrenness

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Three were chosen. Their task was to watch the cemetery and signal the vampire population should the fateful day come that would release a terror such as the world had never seen. (word count 1603)

    The Watchers: Short Story, Part Two

    The Watchers: Short Story, Part Two

    by Chris Mills12

  • 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

  • Change is happening to everyone everyday. This hub is about 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

  • 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

  • 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 Chronister9

  • Recovering from the shock of a home invasion, couple Steph and Mark decide to join a house swap site thinking that a week in Paris will heal their relationship, only to find their trip to a nightmare

    The Apartment By S.L Grey: Book Summary

    The Apartment By S.L Grey: Book Summary

    by Jennifer B0

  • K'o and Rheca are aliens visiting Earth on Halloween. The peculiar behavior of humans baffles them as they observe an adult Halloween party complete with ghosts, corpses and jack-o-lanterns.

    Best Dressed: Comedy Flash Fiction

    Best Dressed: Comedy Flash Fiction

    by Chris Mills11

  • 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

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  • Courage and hope in the face of jeopardy, empathy and determination pitted against tremendous odds in a strange land where events are just as anomalous as they are unexpected.

    Rescue Mission: A Short Story

    Rescue Mission: A Short Story

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • Over years of reading and studying the Bible, Rev. Margaret Minnicks has compiled a simplified way of understanding the Bible. Read and try her methods and you will also understand the Bible.

    Easy Rules To Understand the Bible

    Easy Rules To Understand the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks5

  • 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

  • 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

  • God is our Creator. Sometimes he allows pieces of our lives to fall apart. When we entrust ourselves to Him, He will put all the pieces of our lives back together, either now or in eternity.

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    God Puts the Pieces of Our Lives Together

    by Lori Colbo17

  • 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 McGee15

  • 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

  • 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

  • Orchid has been in and out of the life since she was a young woman. Of her many experiences, she has finally found some satisfaction and some peace. The following is a true account and her story.

    Meet a GILF Escort

    Meet a GILF Escort

    by Finn Liam Cooper4

  • 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

  • A short story about the power we give to the choices we make when we choose the way of the Heart...

    The Hammer: A Short Story

    The Hammer: A Short Story

    by Ioannis Arvanitis21

  • The road is rough and full of peril. But Jake needs to go through it to get to his destination. However, an old man is in his way.

    A Road through the Forest: A Fable

    A Road through the Forest: A Fable

    by Dean Traylor2

  • 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 anza1

  • Roethke's villanelle is full of mystery and explores the nature of human identity. We think by feeling.What is there to know? Life is for living so learn by going where to go. A philosophical message.

    Analysis of Poem "The Waking" by Theodore Roethke

    Analysis of Poem "The Waking" by Theodore Roethke

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • 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 Finn Liam Cooper29

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Almost all human interaction involves the use of promises and lies at some level. Many people make promises but not all intend to keep them. It is quite a skill to seperate the truth from lies.

    Promises and Lies - Poetry Telling It Like It Is

    Promises and Lies - Poetry Telling It Like It Is

    by John Hansen48

  • 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

  • Trevor goes to his high school as normal one morning, expecting to see his girlfriend and to go to football practice after classes. But another student changes everyone's plans that day when he brings a gun to school. Trevor wrestles with what to do. Does he risk his own life to save others?

    I Killed a Man Today: Flash Fiction

    I Killed a Man Today: Flash Fiction

    by Chris Mills37

  • 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 story is a tribute to my dad, who passed away from cancer. He will always be my teacher. This story is a blending of my waking life, the dreams I've had of him, and grand escapes from reality.

    A Pilot's Halo

    A Pilot's Halo

    by Tessa Buchin1

  • 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

  • So much in this country gets moved by trucks. These truckers spend countless hours on the road. I often wonder where they are going.

    Long Haul Truckers

    Long Haul Truckers

    by Larry W Fish6

  • 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 Kearney10

  • 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

  • Trisha and Jim got married at a very young age. Trisha was only twenty and Jim twenty-one. They married not because they wanted to. They were forced into it because she was pregnant. She stopped earning and Jim’s parents provided them with everything - a mansion, an abundance of food, and other

    The Bird With a Broken Wing: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    The Bird With a Broken Wing: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    by Felisa Daskeo2

  • 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 difficult being me. I cringe at sloppy grammar & poor speech, so to seek the company of those who should know better, would lead me to attend dinner parties with "our sort of people". Yes?

    Some of the things that really horrify me

    Some of the things that really horrify me

    by Twilight Lawns99

  • 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

  • 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 Chartier9

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Post-feminist revolution, 1950's housewives carry a certain amount of hip kudos. Now that we have equality (or a facsimile thereof) we don't have to be on the defensive anymore. We can wear a stiff, full skirt, vintage aprons, masses of lipstick, absurd hair and play at having afternoon teas and being as ultra-feminine and retro as we want.

    A Day in the Life of a 1950s Housewife

    A Day in the Life of a 1950s Housewife

    by Jane Bovary123

  • 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 Bakula25

  • Curiosity, ignorance, freedom, and inhibition. A short story.

    Nescience

    Nescience

    by Yamuna Hrodvitnir2

  • 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

  • If you take every opportunity to ridicule your friend for her choices, it is likely that she will end her friendship with you.

    A Prayer for Closure

    A Prayer for Closure

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Life is like a wild roller roster, some days we are up, and some days we are down. But sadly, for some, if not most of us, our days are filled with depression, defeat, frustration, and sorrow. But God is in control of your life, so here are 8 awesome Bible verses about joy to brighten your week.

    8 Awesome Bible Verses on Joy to Help Brighten Your Week

    8 Awesome Bible Verses on Joy to Help Brighten Your Week

    by Dexter Whinfield1

  • 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 Minnicks0

  • 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 Finn Liam Cooper10

  • 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.

    What It Means to Be a Salty Christian

    What It Means to Be a Salty Christian

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • 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

  • Three were chosen. Their task was to watch the cemetery and signal the vampire population should the fateful day come that would release a terror such as the world had never seen. (word count 1334)

    The Watchers: Short Story, Part Four

    The Watchers: Short Story, Part Four

    by Chris Mills11

  • Are you looking for a story which will leave you smiling? A story full of warms and fuzzies? Read on about one adoption which worked out quite well.

    A Feel Good Adoption Story

    A Feel Good Adoption Story

    by Bill Holland82

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks3

  • Two men, war pals and fishing buddies, have a relationship cemented by one heroic act. Can the favor be returned when the enemy is unknown, hidden and very, very hungry? Word Count 1741

    Hungry Jack:  A Horror Short Story by cam

    Hungry Jack: A Horror Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills37

  • 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

  • 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.

    How to Walk in Divine Favor

    How to Walk in Divine Favor

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Dr. Virginia Shepherd was Doug's doctoral adviser. She tried to direct his research in acceptable directions, but he insisted on going his own way, with tragic results. A Sci-Fi time travel story.

    Time Advisor: A Sci-Fi Time Travel Short Story

    Time Advisor: A Sci-Fi Time Travel Short Story

    by Ronald E Franklin34

  • Addyson often has interludes with people from other places. She welcomes them, doesn't question them, knows they exist, although others say they don't.

    Paranormal:  A Visit from the Other Side

    Paranormal: A Visit from the Other Side

    by Sue Pratt4

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  • A somewhat fiction tale of one reflecting upon his own weakness, struggles, and the "storms" of life, realizing through it all God's grace is all-sufficient.

    One Special Orville

    One Special Orville

    by Charles Newcombe0

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  • This annual celebration reminds us that happiness, peace, and love are gifts available to everyone. They only need to be opened.

    The Gift of Christmas

    The Gift of Christmas

    by Lawrence P Wilson3

  • What happens when a kind, generous, compassionate soul (who happens to have a naughty online alter ego) decides to enter into the filthy world of politics? She gets hacked into pieces by moralistic politics and fake news. Good is stronger than evil, and strong character isn't measured by derision.

    Dismembered by a Political Hack Job

    Dismembered by a Political Hack Job

    by Deborah Demander5

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks19

  • This is the heartbreaking story of a psychiatric patient from the careless days of electroconvulsive therapy which was used, quite often it seems, as a means of behavior control in mental hospitals.

    Listen: Historical Flash Fiction by cam

    Listen: Historical Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills16

  • 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

  • How often in a single day, we take that seat, to relax, to ponder, to study? Can you imagine a World, with no chairs? Let’s thank the chair, for being there, to relax us physically as well as mentally

    A Tribute to the Chair, a Poem

    A Tribute to the Chair, a Poem

    by Chitrangada Sharan25

  • 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 Bakula12

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Craig, Ralph and Jonesy are best friends––most days. On this day, cheese is the topic of discussion, a subject on which Craig is apparently an expert, especially when it comes to hard cheeses.

    Hard Cheeses Prohibited: Comedy Flash Fiction by cam

    Hard Cheeses Prohibited: Comedy Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills20

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Packer12

  • The Book of Micah was written during a time of grievous sin and brutal warfare. Micah alternated between hope and despair for his people

    The Book of Micah and Forgiveness

    The Book of Micah and Forgiveness

    by Anna Watson1

  • Boys grow into men. Not all of them learn the lessons of life correctly, but some cannot help but see life differently than others. The Deep South in the 60's.

    A Certain Place in the World

    A Certain Place in the World

    by Randy Godwin114

  • 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

  • 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 anza19

  • The Best Man rises to give his wedding toast, and addressing his friend the Groom, he smiles as he warns: “Drink water from your own cistern and running water from your own well.” What does that mean?

    An Ancient Bible Riddle Benefits Married Couples

    An Ancient Bible Riddle Benefits Married Couples

    by Dora Weithers51

  • 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

  • The characters in our favorite fairy tales are not doing so well in the land of fairies. Time has passed and they have grown up to face all the trials that former nursery rhyme stars face. Jack and Mary are no exception, but they work together to find a way out.

    Little Jack Horner...Not So Little Anymore: Short Fiction

    Little Jack Horner...Not So Little Anymore: Short Fiction

    by Chris Mills19

  • Is a spit in the face of a rebellion, if you sit and watch in comfort? What is worth risking your world?

    Guts or Gut Rot

    Guts or Gut Rot

    by Yamuna Hrodvitnir0

  • 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 Kirchner30

  • The life which follows this one is shrouded in mystery. Some don't believe that it exists while others spend their time on Earth planning for it. In the end, we will all find out the hard way. Still, there are some among us who have looked into the abyss and it's a sight they will never forget.

    A Slender Thread:  Near Death Experiences

    A Slender Thread: Near Death Experiences

    by Cindy Parmiter1

  • 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 Minnicks17

  • 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 wayseeker23

  • 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

  • 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

  • The only opportunity she could jump at to study was when her brother was having Chinese lessons with the family tutor. My grandmother would sit quietly at the far end of the long rectangular dining table, across her brother and tutor, listening intently. In fact, this training taught her to read and write her Chinese upside down

    My Grandma and Me - Sweet Childhood Memories

    My Grandma and Me - Sweet Childhood Memories

    by Charlotte B Plum11

  • Many times people sit beside others on the church pew and have no idea what is going on in their lives. Even people in the same household miss the signs that someone is in need.

    Hannah's Story in the Bible

    Hannah's Story in the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks1

  • 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

  • An old woman pushes a shopping cart around the city and rescues the lost and discarded. She adopts them as her own and gives them a second chance at life.

    Oh, My Babies:  Flash Fiction by cam

    Oh, My Babies: Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills22

  • A man is being pursued in the city, at night, after work. He tries everything to lose him, but in the end, he turns and becomes the pursuer. This crazy cat and mouse story will have you on the edge of your seat waiting and hoping.

    Checking for Traffic: Flash Fiction

    Checking for Traffic: Flash Fiction

    by Chris Mills16

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    True Story of a Shotgun Wedding

    True Story of a Shotgun Wedding

    by Bren Hall1

  • A short, fictional tale 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

  • Can 'Watching paint dry ever be exciting? I don't know, but I couldn't resist the story.

    'Watching Paint Dry'

    'Watching Paint Dry'

    by Lawrence Hebb31

  • Do you need some money right now? Have you ever asked yourself what money is? Where did money come from? Why does almost everything we do center on money? Is the world controlled by money?

    I Need Lots of Money

    I Need Lots of Money

    by Patrick Kamau14

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