Clara moved quickly weaving in and out of the mass of humanity on the crowded sidewalk. Her thoughts were filled with memories of when she first moved to the “big city,” as she called it. Back then, she was brimming with anticipation and naive enough to think if she worked hard enough she’d earn promotions … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Why, Lord?
Sadie stood at the window and watched as the snowflakes fell gently to the ground. It was the first snow of the season and she was mesmerized. The long hot summer months were gone and her ever-growing belly was more uncomfortable by the day. She rubbed her little one all nestled deep inside and hummed … Continue reading My Hope is Built: Facing the Truth
Sadie stood and wiped her brow. The coolness of the morning was slowly being stifled by the rising sun, it had already begun its daily march across the pale blue sky. Morning dew was evaporating causing a misty steam to rise from the earth. Sadie could feel the temperature rising and realized she’d lost track … Continue reading My Hope is Built: Visitation
It was mid-morning and the air was still cold even though the sun had melted the morning dew. She’d cleaned up the modest kitchen, put away the cast iron skillet and washed out the coffee pot. She made her way to the bedroom and pulled the cover up over the sheets. She gently brushed her … Continue reading My Hope is Built: Ms. Moses
She ran out the front door, the screen door slapping the frame behind her. She didn’t have time to explain to Momma where she was going, but she could hear her holler from the porch, “where ya goin’? It’s almost time for supper.” But that didn’t slow her pace, she was headed to her secret … Continue reading Simple Musings