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  • 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

  • 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

  • A look at a story drawn from Norse mythology, concerning efforts to bind the great wolf, Fenrir, who was destined to play a significant role on Ragnarok - the end of the world in Norse myth.

    Norse Mythology: The Binding of Fenrir

    Norse Mythology: The Binding of Fenrir

    by Dallas Matier0

  • The Greek word koinonia, commonly translated as "fellowship," is not the modern understanding of having coffee and doughnuts before church or a dish to pass afterward but involves mutual love and sacrifice for one another because of our shared relationship and fellowship with God.

    We Need Each Other: The Bible And Fellowship

    We Need Each Other: The Bible And Fellowship

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • 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

  • There have been a number of criminal duos, many of them intertwined on an intimate level, Myra Hindley and Ian Brady will almost certainly be viewed, for centuries, as a twosome of demoniac killers

    Short Story About Myra Hindley

    Short Story About Myra Hindley

    by Colleen Swan8

  • 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

  • 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

  • I’m not a girl who is afraid of the dark, or at least, I didn’t use to be. Not until that night I woke up to his face hovering over mine.

    The Stranger in the Night

    The Stranger in the Night

    by Hannah Doubet0

  • Once upon a time, dragons lived on earth. The hunting of their species by knights in shining armour drove them away. When they left earth, their magic disappeared. Now they have returned...

    Short Story: Return of the Dragons

    Short Story: Return of the Dragons

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • 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

  • Life has many mazes. It's the irony of life that makes one wonder why they are happening and yet without these, one will never learn what life is all about. Life experiences are the best teachers that teach us how to live a better life. Whatever they are, one must live them and learn from them.

    The Irony of Life: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    The Irony of Life: A Short Story by Felisa Daskeo

    by Felisa Daskeo2

  • 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

  • When flood of rain threatens to wash away her colony and queen, one brave ant risks her life to try and save it all. A short story revealing the perspective of ants and their life.

    Autumn Leaves None Behind

    Autumn Leaves None Behind

    by JourneyHolm6

  • Three flash fiction competition winners! Stories that prove sometimes it is best to write what you know. These short stories are about ordinary people in everyday situations. Feeling the emotions and overcoming the challenges we all might face in that great journey we call life

    Tales of Ordinary Life - Flash Fiction Stories

    Tales of Ordinary Life - Flash Fiction Stories

    by CMHypno4

  • An arrogant boy enters a mysterious course known only as "knife class", not knowing what to expect.

    Welcome to Knife Class

    Welcome to Knife Class

    by Lily Verdana0

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

    6 Interesting Facts About Breakfast

    6 Interesting Facts About Breakfast

    by Mr Foster1

  • 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

  • Do you believe ghosts? How about zombies? This terrifyingly twisted tale is sure to enchant your soul. A poem about trick-or-treaters who will never forget what happened on "that" Halloween night.

    Trick-or-Treating Poem for Halloween

    Trick-or-Treating Poem for Halloween

    by JourneyHolm10

  • Murder by the Written Word is a series filled with intrigue and deception. What is really going on at the Andrews Estate?

    Murder by the Written Word

    Murder by the Written Word

    by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS6

  • A story of fiction is to entertain, bring some excitment, make people keep reading. I hope that is what I have accomplished.

    Terror in the North Woods

    Terror in the North Woods

    by Larry W Fish2

  • Good grammar and mathematics are not irreconcilable. A class learns this lesson in a most unexpected way.

    We Want to Learn English

    We Want to Learn English

    by George Dimitriadis1

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

    The Beauty in Death

    The Beauty in Death

    by Jeff Shirley4

  • 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

  • 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

  • A discussion about being good enough, and how being good enough is certainly something to be proud of.

    Being Good Enough

    Being Good Enough

    by Bill Holland82

  • 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

  • A long trip to a distant land taught her more than she was prepared to learn about the world, herself and God.

    The Story of a Break

    The Story of a Break

    by MariaInes1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • When I come to town, rolling through like a stone that has been dislodged on the side of a hill, it may look like a random, bouncing stone, but there is purpose. (Word Count 1220)

    The Paradox: Drama Flash Fiction by cam

    The Paradox: Drama Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills10

  • Calvin purchased a home and was making remodeling plans, beginning with the master bedroom. In that very room, fantasy and reality seemed to be converging to create a whole new world. But was it real?

    The Convergence:  Flash Fiction by cam

    The Convergence: Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills18

  • Graveyards are peaceful places to walk around. We read the grave stones and ponder what their story is.

    Graveyard Musings

    Graveyard Musings

    by Lori Colbo19

  • Just some random thoughts about nature, and man, and whether we are as far-advanced as we would like to believe.

    The Pecking Order of Nature

    The Pecking Order of Nature

    by Bill Holland64

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sometimes things have to be taken care of outside of the law.

    Redneck Justice

    Redneck Justice

    by Larry W Fish4

  • 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

  • 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

  • What is a home? What does it mean for some space to be a home? How do we make living space into a home? How should one best organize a home? These questions all fall within the philosophy of the home.

    Philosophy of the Home

    Philosophy of the Home

    by Arthur Windermere5

  • 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

  • War has been waged and Char Shockum is the last man standing between the monstrous invaders. However, this battle is not what it seems to be. Char may have another enemy to fear. One he can't see.

    Hit Reset!

    Hit Reset!

    by Dean Traylor0

  • 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

  • Bosley was simply too thorough as an international bank accountant. He found a loose end, tied it up and wham, he's sitting on a log beside a campfire looking over his shoulder.

    No Reply:  Flash Fiction by cam

    No Reply: Flash Fiction by cam

    by Chris Mills15

  • How much success do we need in the world, under the current definition of what success actually means?

    Do We Need More Success?

    Do We Need More Success?

    by S P Austen4

  • Seventeen year old Maddy returns to the place where a tragedy occurred the year before, a tragedy for which she feels personally responsible. Will the visit bring healing or renew the grief?

    Sudden Storm:  Flash Fiction by Cam

    Sudden Storm: Flash Fiction by Cam

    by Chris Mills62

  • 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

  • It's amazing what you will see looking up at the clouds, but it's also amazing what others see in the same clouds. Why do we see the same thing so differently?

    Reflections on Life While Doing Nothing

    Reflections on Life While Doing Nothing

    by Bill Holland74

  • Amazing things are happening for Ivy now that her cousin James and Aunt Gwen are by her side and participating in her recovery. Thomas Gimmler seeks to rebuild his life, beginning with his marriage.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 14

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 14

    by Lori Colbo5

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

    What Did You Just Say?

    What Did You Just Say?

    by Carolyn Fields11

  • August is the one-year anniversary of the beginning of a new life. Hurricane Harvey came and went leaving a new perspective on life. Everything changed that day in the Coastal Bend of South Texas. Compassion for others took over and still thrives today.

    Compassion Without Boundaries

    Compassion Without Boundaries

    by Joanna Blackburn6

  • 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

  • A retired school teacher receives three visitations which were each the delivery of a morbid and horrifying object. When put together, they become the key to an even larger mystery. (Word count-956)

    The Visitations: Horror Short Story by cam 1/3

    The Visitations: Horror Short Story by cam 1/3

    by Chris Mills26

  • This is a true story. The people and the wood frame home are still alive. Even the outcome of this hub is true.

    The Phantom Pianist

    The Phantom Pianist

    by Kenneth Avery4

  • The following is part of a chapter from an uncompleted novel I begain about 15 years ago. It chronicles the life of young man trying to come to terms with the death of his first true love.

    The Amazing Amnesia Drink

    The Amazing Amnesia Drink

    by Larry Rankin24

  • 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

  • "You know who I am. That is very unfortunate for you. Because I also know who you are and where you live. A word of caution—keep your nose out of the Andrews Estate affair."

    Murder by the Written Word 3

    Murder by the Written Word 3

    by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS2

  • A lot of people claim they are compassionate. However, compassion only exists if some action is taken to help those who are suffering.

    What the Bible Says about Compassion

    What the Bible Says about Compassion

    by Margaret Minnicks0

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

    The Element (Part I)

    The Element (Part I)

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • 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

  • "I think I should explain here, that the flesh represents ignorance and, thus, as we dance and break the thong loose, it is as if we were being freed from the bonds of the flesh. " —Black Elk

    Original Short Story:  "Tipi for the 21st Century"

    Original Short Story: "Tipi for the 21st Century"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • 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

  • God loves children and has a special relationship with them. He expects Christian adults to nurture and protect them and pass on to each child a godly heritage. That includes not only our own offspring but all the children of this world. They belong to God and we are his stewards to care for them.

    Suffer the Children to Come

    Suffer the Children to Come

    by Jeff Shirley2

  • Narcissist Personality Disorder effects Spider Man’s big brother, and despite Big Brother’s over-confident Nature, there is one thing which terrifies him. This one thing could result in his demise!

    Narcissist Personality Disorder - Big Brother’s Web

    Narcissist Personality Disorder - Big Brother’s Web

    by Yancosky12

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

    The Legend of Rice

    The Legend of Rice

    by precy anza5

  • 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

  • Every night Johnny went out looking for him, hoping to catch him alone and off his guard. Johnny owed him something - revenge and a slow death.

    Lord of the Hood, Gang Leader

    Lord of the Hood, Gang Leader

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns14

  • Jenny had a special power she did not want. Some called it a gift. Others called it a curse. All Jenny wanted was for it to go away.

    The Last Time

    The Last Time

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD2

  • How many times have you accepted Christ into your heart? Did you feel changed afterward? Did you feel the Holy Spirit come upon you?

    My Walk With Christ

    My Walk With Christ

    by Heather Johnson11

  • Among Tony’s three best friends is Boris, a recent Russian Immigrant who has a bone to pick with the mayor. He attempts to even the score over a dog pooping citation using tactics from back home.

    Baby Back Ribs and Russian Vodka:  Short Story by cam

    Baby Back Ribs and Russian Vodka: Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills37

  • 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

  • A few hours in the life of an illegal immigrant

    Sanctuary

    Sanctuary

    by Jill Spencer10

  • Caring for one's possessions, especially if those things are part of your life sustaining occupation, is important. But when relationships are the topic, nurturing is indispensible.

    Nurture: A Reflective Essay by cam

    Nurture: A Reflective Essay by cam

    by Chris Mills15

  • 7 Characteristics of the Cheerleader in Your Life - Cheerleaders fall under the category of "consul" on the Myers Briggs Personality test. Myers Briggs puts the cheerleader in the extroverted category, but the cheerleader in your life might actually have come introverted characteristics.

    The Cheerleader Personality

    The Cheerleader Personality

    by Billie Kelpin0

  • 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

  • The whole mental health unit staff of Mercy hospital are grief stricken about the murder of longtime favorite patient Cloe Ludlow. Dr. Wong and Clara break the news to Ivy, Cloe's best friend.

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 10

    Blackbird Has Spoken: Part 10

    by Lori Colbo9

  • This is the story of mountain folk, mainly a very independent young woman. Some Appalachian colloquial language is used. "Horny toad indeed", Emma often recalled in her quiet times.

    Horny Toad Beware

    Horny Toad Beware

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns10

  • 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

  • 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

  • Do not judge a person as soon as you see them. There may be more going on in their life than you realize.

    No Jacket to Wear

    No Jacket to Wear

    by Larry W Fish14

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Story of Dinah:  Her Rape and Her Silence

    The Story of Dinah: Her Rape and Her Silence

    by Dora Weithers16

  • A short story of betrayal. The entire village turns on their back on their healer Abigail and her lover Sarah upon accusations of witchcraft by a stranger who recently arrived in their village.

    The Crow’s Cry: A Short Story

    The Crow’s Cry: A Short Story

    by Jennifer Wilber1

  • Enter la pisadeira, the Brazilian myth about the lady of your (worst) dreams.

    La Pisadeira

    La Pisadeira

    by Eli Scott2

  • 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

  • I have always hoped that people would learn this. It is truly a good use of time. Kind people are the ones who are able to work "in" themselves not "out" of themselves.

    The Matryoshka Effect

    The Matryoshka Effect

    by Angelica Ebarvia Hementera1

  • Eddy was naughty and planned things carefully, but even he did not predict what would happen to Prince, the frog.

    What happened to the frog prince?

    What happened to the frog prince?

    by George Dimitriadis1

  • What are tall ships? These are the old square-rigged sailing ships of olden days; the way goods and people used to be transported all over the world. They hold a firm and important place in history.

    Tall Ships

    Tall Ships

    by Liz Elias11

  • How do we look back on things in our life that stand out. The way we treated people who are no longer with us? Is is with regret or can we truly say we did the best we knew how?

    Kindred Spirits - Aunt Bessie and Cousin Eugene

    Kindred Spirits - Aunt Bessie and Cousin Eugene

    by Jackie Lynnley34

  • Join us in a bit of absurd comedy written somewhat in the style of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Magic Realism.

    Donald Trump, KFC, and Buddha

    Donald Trump, KFC, and Buddha

    by Larry Rankin30

  • 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

  • No one wants to sound dumb or uneducated in front of their peers, but sometimes you can misspeak and not even realise it. This article lists 10 commonly misused phrases and words that you're saying that are making you sound dumb.

    10 Things You're Saying That Make you Sound Dumb

    10 Things You're Saying That Make you Sound Dumb

    by K S Lane2

  • I had the recent pleasure of taking a walk around the Mines of Mazarron in Spain. It's an inspiring place and when I got back I wrote a dark little tale...

    The Mines of Mazarron

    The Mines of Mazarron

    by Katrionawrites0

  • Hello, you, There is so much I want to tell you but I shouldn't because this isn't a love letter. There is so much I need you to know, bleed for you to know, but I shouldn't have you knowing, because this...

    Not a Love Letter

    Not a Love Letter

    by Elena.86

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

    A Working Vacation

    A Working Vacation

    by Chris Mills27

  • 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

  • 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

  • What you create doesn't obey you but hates you enough to come back from an epic war, survive centuries of torment and horrors; transforming in the process - just to find you.

    Disobey and Destroy

    Disobey and Destroy

    by Jake Clawson0

  • Just a little story... It doesn't reflect my way of thinking nor is it about anyone in particular. I just thought I would have a little fun making up a story about someone I encounter on a daily basis but do not know and how the absence of that person's presence inspires a little blip in my routine

    Gym Girlfriend

    Gym Girlfriend

    by Finn Liam Cooper5

  • Lies can hurt more than just our feelings. They can hurt our good name and our careers. Read about my experience with a compulsive liar.

    Lies Hurt

    Lies Hurt

    by Kari Poulsen37

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

    Paradise Gateway

    Paradise Gateway

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns16

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • How could something so beautiful be fooled by a simple flame? It will flutter and struggle, and in the end die from its fascination with something it will never have.

    Spellbound, like a Moth to a Flame.

    Spellbound, like a Moth to a Flame.

    by Augustine A Zavala2

  • 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

  • A short story of renewed hope for a family at Christmastime

    Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    by Stella Kaye0

  • Martha Storm is a star, not a rock star, but a star of the corporate world. In the year 2052, Storm enterprises is head and shoulders above the competition which is why her new skyscraper, her company, and her life have been targeted. Thriller. 5,000 well chosen words. This may be my best fiction.

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