1st Runner Up

1st Runner Up

As a young woman I never had much respect for second place.  A win was a win and a loss was a loss. You didn’t almost win coming in second place. I...

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K. K.

K. K.

K K Not a conventional mom name, but this is not one of those stories. This is a story all mother figures. Because mothers come in so many ways to ...

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A Mother's Beauty

A Mother's Beauty

I looked up at her, curling her long, sandy blond hair in the bathroom mirror and breathed in the scent of the canned hairspray and felt so…..safe ...

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New Blood

New Blood

Have you met someone who reminded you why you do what you do? Someone with enthusiasm and energy that is contagious? When someone moves into a new ...

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Redemption

REDEMPTION

I used to be afraid of everything- bridges, storms. My dad had to put a chain lock on the attic door in my room, so whatever was in there could not...

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Owning Your Time

Owning Your Time

Many of us began our work life as early as fifteen and continue working for someone else as late as seventy or seventy-five years old. I know some ...

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Happiness vs. Joy

Happiness vs. Joy

  Philippians 4:12   Some biblical concepts are tough to swallow. The fact that God never promised us happiness is a big one.  I want to look at th...

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cleveland getaway

Paradise in Our Own Backyard

This past weekend was an eye-opener in so many ways. I couldn't wait to share about it! I enjoyed one beautiful experience after another with two i...

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Reading

Reading

I am no longer reading to procrastinate. Now, it is an assignment. By giving myself permission to read, read, read, I find more writers to take dir...

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writing in the time of covid

Editing in the Time of Covid

Hello, My name is Kitt, and I am a new novelist.  I feel like we newbies should have a support group. I have referenced several websites hoping to ...

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Strawberries and Jesus

Strawberries and Jesus

My family and I spent four days camping at Hocking Hills, Ohio, this past weekend, and it was just what my soul needed. The breathtaking caves and ...

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