Dushan’s Gift

"How are you enjoying our time in Rome?" Dushan asked Chioma. "I love it. It's a captivating city with dazzling fountains." "Speaking of dazzling, here's something I bought for you." Her eyes widened when she saw the bracelet. "It's exquisite!" "It's the Rose gold bracelet." After helping her put it on, they kissed. 53 Words …

Mount Up With Wings

Image by Fine Art America But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint - Isaiah 40:31, NKJV The eagle, especially the American bald eagle is a beautiful and majestic bird, the symbol of great strength. …

Eye of the Beholder

I know a lot of women, even some of my friends still wonder how Artun could be in love with me. I'm not beautiful and I don't have nice skin. Right now I have little bumps on my face. And I'm not slim like my sister, Thea. I have the apple shaped body which means …

Love and the Rose

Love is like a red rose. The red is passion. Love when reciprocated, has a sweet and intoxicating smell. The thorn is the pain of love when it goes bad or turns cold. Love, like the rose, blooms. It may take time but one day, the love will be fully developed. It shouldn't be rushed. …

A Toilsome Life

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot I worked all of my life.  Didn’t have time for friends, family—people in general.  I never married nor had children.  I was married to my work.  For years, I toiled.  There seemed to be no end to it and yet, I wasn’t satisfied or content.  If only I had stopped …

It Just Hit Me

We're in the park on a Sunday afternoon. There is a hint of rain but the sun is shining. I watch as it gently kisses her lovely face. I stop suddenly and stare at her because it just hit me. I'm in love with this amazing woman. How do I know that? Simple. Without her …

Not Captivating

"Before we study today, I just want to say that I read the book, Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge which you both recommended and it was a complete waste of my time." Carole and Susan stared at her.  "Why was it a waste of time?" Susan asked, peering over her glasses. "I have a …

What We See

Vivaan took me by the hand and led me over to the looking-glass. “What do you see?” he asked. Reluctantly, I raised my head and stared at my reflection.  “I see an ugly dark skinned woman.” He put his arm around my shoulder and said, “And I see a beautiful child of God, created in …

What I See

Everyone has a complex Mine is self image. I look at myself in the mirror And I cringe at what I see. I’m not beautiful and skinny Like so many of the girls At school.  I want to be Like them.   41 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. …

The New Wife

Everyone tells me that I ought to let go of my antipathy for my ex-husband’s new wife but I just can’t.  She’s everything I’m not—young, beautiful, glamorous and slim. 30 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

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