Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (Part Two)

Vivian put the SUV in park and sat quietly.  She didn’t have the strength nor the heart to open the door.  She’d dropped the two younger kids off at school and made her way to the hospital where she worked part time.  She understood their circumstances were no secret, but oh how she dreaded facing … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (Part Two)

God Knows Best

Stacey rolled over and looked at the alarm clock.  It was dated, but had dutifully illuminated the time day and night since she could remember.  She’d had the thing since she was a young girl and for reasons she couldn’t explain, she didn’t have the heart to get rid of it.  She’d carried it from … Continue reading God Knows Best

My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

Clara stood in front of the long mirror, mounted on the back of the bedroom door, and stared at her reflection.  She’d tried on so many outfits she’d given up trying to count them.  Her bed was covered in clothing as a testament of her inability to choose.  Now, she scrutinized her selections, wondering if … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

My Refuge and Fortress (Part One)

Clara was jarred from her sleep by the tinny ringing of her alarm.   The blue skies, ocean views and fruity drink disappeared in a flash.  “What in the?”  She fought hard in the darkness to find her glasses as the noise grew louder and louder.   “Where are they?”  She spoke frantically as her hand scrambled … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress (Part One)