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Not your ordinary love stories…”Bradley missed the wife he married ten years ago, her prayers and kisses on his way to work, and the sugary smell of her skin that welcomed him home. He told her so.”
I get better with a little help from my friends…Here are a few words to writers who want to improve their craft–as I suspect, we all do. Several learned through critiques.
Sometimes we get tired. We get so tired that it is hard to find rest. This unfulfilled longing is what I regard as restless. Although you want the rest, and need the rest, the rest is hard to come by. Right now, I am restless. After weeks of other people’s priorities – without complaint—I neededContinue reading “Restless on Sunday and Monday…”
October Blues: Conquer the fear that lurks near the end of the year. My dearest reader, The final stretch for the year is here. We can see the finish line, the white ribbon stretched across the track, and either we will fly through it and take hold of the prize at the end, or we canContinue reading “Short and Sweet Inspiration #5”
Dear Reader, A wedding has to be the worst place to meet your true love. But somewhere in between the minister’s prayers, the elated couple standing at the altar reciting their vows and the candlelight flickering all over the sanctuary, a girl’s heart softens. At least mine did on a crisp fall afternoon while witnessingContinue reading “Love at a Wedding: Love Letter #1”
He went by the name of Johnny Boy. Her name is still Shirley. He was a 20-year-old widow, Shirley, the mother of two small children. He enlisted into the Army, she into the Air Force. But neither of them had known the other until one late afternoon in Hawaii. I hope you enjoy Love Letter #4.
Ladies, we are wiser and stronger than ever, now let’s stay alive and healthy together!
After a month, or so, of computer issues–ARGH!!! (I’m giving y’all my best pirate imitation)–I am back with a new love letter. It is the fourth in my season of scripting short stories about love. My prayer is that I will consistently practice writing flash and micro-fiction while completing the final edits to my debutContinue reading “The Real Deal”
Today, on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, I will remember the innocent people killed during the four terrorist attacks that day. God bless their families and all the survivors. I will salute the men and women who lost life, or limb, in their attempts to save those trapped inside the Twin Towers and the Pentagon,Continue reading “9/11: Never Forgotten”