Sadie stood stunned for a moment and then stepped to the right. Still no words came to her mind. Ms. Moses, feeling heat rise in her cheeks because of their previous encounter, also stepped to the right and again the two bumped into one another. Could this get any more awkward? Sadie thought, this time … Continue reading My Hope is Built: Prayers of the Righteous
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
Anybody else out there remember taking a once a year shopping trip for clothes when you were in elementary and/or middle school? One and done. The tennis shoes you bought better last you the whole school year or you’d be lining them with cardboard. Sorry if your jeans got too short, better just try and … Continue reading School Shopping
Sitting in the living room staring at the Christmas tree, probably should’ve taken it down days ago. Nevertheless, here it stands reminding me of great memories while simultaneously making me feel like a sloth. At least I’m a happy sloth. I think I’m still a little Christmas cookie drunk. This holiday has been dreamy, all … Continue reading It’s a New Year!