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  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A short story prompted by William D Holland's photo challenge number 5. A school science team tries to come up with a solution to a sticky problem.

    All Gummed Up

    All Gummed Up

    by DreamerMeg34

  • In defense of postmodern drivel, philosophers will say things in new and different ways. When a piece of short fiction can sound like a nonsensical treatise, readers will laugh and remain delighted that they encountered such a singular junket into the pit of scientific glory.

    Original Short Fiction: "Time on Their Hands"

    Original Short Fiction: "Time on Their Hands"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks24

  • 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

  • This articles explores why Jesus often spoke in parables, instead of simply saying, in a direct way, what he wanted to say. Was the "indirect" approach best for conveying what He wanted to say?

    Why Did Jesus Often Speak in Parables?

    Why Did Jesus Often Speak in Parables?

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD17

  • To nurture their desire for success, here are six great Bible verses students can adopt as guiding principles throughout the year. Even younger students can benefit if someone reads and explains them.

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    Six Great Bible Verses for the New School Year

    by Dora Weithers59

  • A Saint decanonized is a fact-based story of the human element of Saint Christopher’s removal from the roster of Catholic Saints. Christian saints are revered by believers as protectors of various aspects of life. Hence, the removal of one of them can cause an enormous amount of pain and disruption

    Short Story About Saint Christopher Decanonized

    Short Story About Saint Christopher Decanonized

    by Colleen Swan2

  • 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 Swan25

  • 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

  • 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 Colbo23

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  • Read on to find out what happened between a man and me on a rainy night

    The Rainy Night

    The Rainy Night

    by Jusmi Saikia6

  • 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

  • Michael Myers escapes from captivity and interrupts a Halloween festival on October 31st in Haddonfield.

    Halloween: Boogeyman Awakens

    Halloween: Boogeyman Awakens

    by Doug robbins0

  • The story is based on a timeline 6 months after the incidents happened in The Writers Block. While Ivan was trying to find an explanation for the previous incident, he encounters something else which was very similar to one of his childhood memories.

    Deja Vu - a Short Story

    Deja Vu - a Short Story

    by naive scribbler1

  • This story represents a moment in time. In this moment, a choice must be made. These tiny moments are what life is really about. These moments define us.

    Sweet as Wine

    Sweet as Wine

    by Lisa Chronister3

  • 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

  • Why do spiders weave and why do spiders have weaving silk? This legend might give you the reason why spiders continuously weave their web.

    The Legend of the Spider

    The Legend of the Spider

    by precy anza8

  • 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

  • The dark corridors of the Opera House holds many secrets. A young soprano encounters the phantom that dwells within the mysterious passages, during a nighttime encounter.

    Phantom's Dream

    Phantom's Dream

    by Deborah Minter2

  • Navin was a drone. That is not to say that he was a continuous low hum or a remote controlled airplane but that he was a stingerless male honeybee with one purpose in life.

    Up Where We Belong: Short Short Fiction

    Up Where We Belong: Short Short Fiction

    by Chris Mills26

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Oglesby30

  • As people age, their lack of control over their lives tends to diminish. This loss of autonomy can result in voicing their frustration upon those most eager to nurture them through their difficult moments.

    Short Stories About Ageing With Grace

    Short Stories About Ageing With Grace

    by Colleen Swan11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • An old boxer looks at himself in the mirror shortly after waking up. He reminisces about when he was young and laments his deteriorating body. The only visitor he gets these days is a stray cat that comes around when he is hungry.

    My Memories — The Mirror

    My Memories — The Mirror

    by JC Scull22

  • Friendships are one of our major sources of joy and well-being. Sadly, often those most in need of its solace, present themselves in a way which proves smothering to those they approach. Equally painful is the belief in friendships being sold rather than offered.

    Short Stories About Conflicts in Friendship

    Short Stories About Conflicts in Friendship

    by Colleen Swan8

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  • 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 anza3

  • 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 Geertman10

  • Moms, we all know the struggle of falling in the toilet when the seat is left up. Enjoy this story of my workplace bathroom disaster. I believe toilet seats should be left down.

    Should the Toilet Seat be Left Up or Down?

    Should the Toilet Seat be Left Up or Down?

    by Sarah Cook1

  • A fictional story. A “B” movie actress gets conned into getting others to invest in a movie. The con artist has disappeared and the actress does what she normally does in a crisis. She goes to her cousin, whose husband is also a fan, for help. The husband comes up with a crazy solution.

    The 12 Million Dollar Movie on Paper

    The 12 Million Dollar Movie on Paper

    by Robert Sacchi10

  • 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 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 Minnicks11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • For this flash fiction project, I set out to use all the words contained in a crossword puzzle solution. The result is a quick and wild look at how one young lady may have discovered her destiny.

    Crossword Creation: There's an Ogre on My Ulna

    Crossword Creation: There's an Ogre on My Ulna

    by greg cain22

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks7

  • 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 Bakula10

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  • 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 Minnicks22

  • Change is constantly happening every day, all around the world. This article is all about the facts of change and 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 Adams16

  • 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

  • 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

  • Adesua's life is one to be envied,with a very handsome husband and a baby on the way,some might say she has it all. But the question is, does she?

    Love Gone Sour (a Short Story)

    Love Gone Sour (a Short Story)

    by Oshinowo Sherif3

  • 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 McMahon100

  • 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

  • The Blue Gum Gang is a short story depicting childhood fun and adventure roughly set in 1950s Australia. I originally published it here in 2013 but later moved it to another site. I thought the time was now right to return it to this site and make it available to a new group of readers.

    The Blue Gum Gang ~ an Aussie Childhood Adventure

    The Blue Gum Gang ~ an Aussie Childhood Adventure

    by John Hansen53

  • 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

  • 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 Bovary127

  • 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 Oglesby43

  • In order to understand the Bible, you must read the Bible, and you must read it daily. Then as you read the Bible you will begin to understand it.

    Knowing the Parts of the Bible

    Knowing the Parts of the Bible

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • 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

  • 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

  • Though growing girls are often considered to be closer to their mothers than fathers, paternal values can also have an intense impact for good or evil

    Short Story: A Man With No Conscience

    Short Story: A Man With No Conscience

    by Colleen Swan12

  • This is a fan fiction article about a couple when the wife gets her purse stolen. How she reacts, the husband’s response and the robber getting arrested are all part of the story.

    Tough Moments Happen

    Tough Moments Happen

    by Pamela Oglesby33

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

    The Love Letter

    The Love Letter

    by Warren Keith Hayes13

  • 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

  • Marietta Grace Spauling’s mother was the world to her. She told her mother everything she did, everything she thought, and everything she felt. Her mother was sometimes helpful, sometimes not so much.

    Original Short Story: "Robby by the River"

    Original Short Story: "Robby by the River"

    by Linda Sue Grimes2

  • This folktale from Shropshire describes how villagers were saved from drought by a fairy cow, until a wicked witch stepped in.

    The White Cow of Mitchell's Fold

    The White Cow of Mitchell's Fold

    by Pollyanna Jones3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • When I was six, I wanted the first thing I ever truly wanted. It glimmered and shone and dominated my every thought. I truly believed I would have it.

    Necklace:  The Object of My Desire

    Necklace: The Object of My Desire

    by Sue Pratt0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Minnicks22

  •   Buried beneath the earth, he twisted in agony as her fear and pain tore through him. Trapped he roared futility as she whimpered his name, every instinct fighting against the paralysis of the sun that held his body safe in the soil as hers was...

    A Vampire's Love...Short Story...  Stories

    A Vampire's Love...Short Story... Stories

    by K.A.E Grove125

  • 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

  • A short story based on a true story about God and a couple of girlfriends.

    God and My Girlfriends

    God and My Girlfriends

    by Shannon Henry12

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Bishop has learned this art of losing perfectly. She wrote the poem "One Art" to inspire the reader to learn and master this one art we are always afraid of learning.

    How to Learn The Art of Losing?

    How to Learn The Art of Losing?

    by Tajwer Shakir0

  • 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 Duncan3

  • 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

  • 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

  • This is a letter from an ex-husband in response to a letter he received from his ex-wife.

    Letter FROM An Ex-Husband

    Letter FROM An Ex-Husband

    by Margaret Minnicks7

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ccarlstead via Flickr CC-BY 2.0 The Lord’s Prayer is one of the basic and fundamental prayers in Christianity and most children grow up knowing it. In some schools, it is taught in the elementary level. However, to a person who is new to the...

    How to Remember All of the Lord's Prayer

    How to Remember All of the Lord's Prayer

    by Eword Media Unit14

  • 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

  • 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:  Short, Short Fiction by cam

    Oh, My Babies: Short, Short Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills22

  • Checkers was an old man who loved the game of checkers and each of the seven dogs he had befriended over nearly a century. His reign as king of the town's annual checkers tournament was about to be challenged once again and his love for his latest canine friend was being put to the test as well.

    Checkers and King: Flash Fiction

    Checkers and King: Flash Fiction

    by Chris Mills24

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  • I chance to meet upon a gentleman in a coffee shop. Read on to find out what happened next.

    The Tea Conversation

    The Tea Conversation

    by Jusmi Saikia8

  • 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

  • This is the story of how time ended for some of the people I have loved. It is meant to make (me) and all of us realize what a precious gift time is and that it can end abrubtly when the things that we have planned to do are not done if we put them off too long. The clock is always ticking.

    You Think You Have Time

    You Think You Have Time

    by Sue Pratt11

  • 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

  • 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...

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