A Trailblazer

Dubbed Alice of Yonder Land, Alice Ramsey, became the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States, asserting women’s rights to travel freely across the nation.  The 22 year old wife and mother was later inducted into the Automobile Hall of Fame. 44 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by …

Stand Still

“Listen to this, O Job; Stand still and consider the wondrous works of God - Job 37:14 When was the last time you stood still and just drank in the beauty around you? A lot of times we are so busy getting from place to place or preoccupied with our lives that we don't take …

The Cabin

Bethany lay there, thinking about Lysander and his winsome smile.  Groaning, she turned over in the bed, burying her face in the pillow.  She was mad at him yet, she missed him so much.  She knew that if she weren't laid up here in bed, her body covered in hives, she would be driving up …

Giving

It was one of the highlights in her life. To organize a donation drive and then make arrangements for the delivery of the clothes and other items she received from the church members and to see the faces of the staff when she dropped them off.   It was an opportunity to teach her daughter …

The Candy Bar

Nancy swore that this was the last time she was going to take Kayla to the supermarket.  From the time they walked through the automatic doors the pestering started and continued up and down each aisle.   Sheer will-power, counting to ten and silent prayers kept her temper in check.  Things almost came to a head at …

Women Driving in Saudi Arabia

I was watching the news on women driving in countries where they are not allowed to.   On Saturday, October 26, more than 60 women across Saudi Arabia got behind the wheel in protest of a driving ban.  It seems a bit unfair that I am a woman and can drive a car if I …

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