Fourteen Mysteries (Flash Fiction)

Now that we’re coming into the fall season, pie is coming back up on my radar. I personally like pie, but I may or may not have a something in common with the main character in this story… how do you feel about chocolate pie? Fourteen chocolate pies are sitting on my counter top. EachContinue reading “Fourteen Mysteries (Flash Fiction)”

A VBS Safari (Flash Fiction)

This story comes from the #pleasantwordschallenge on Instagram! The prompt was to start a story with “The situation has gone from bad to worse.” In full honesty, I’ve never been to VBS before so this story is entirely fictional and isn’t based on a real occurrence – although I do think this sounds pretty plausibleContinue reading “A VBS Safari (Flash Fiction)”

Melt Like Wax (Flash Fiction)

This flash fiction story is based on a picture prompt (below) from the Instagram #pleasantwordschallenge! While thinking of this story, I came across Micah 1:3-4 (For behold, the Lord is coming out of his place, and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth. And the mountains will melt under him, and the valleys will split open,Continue reading “Melt Like Wax (Flash Fiction)”

The Finder (Flash Fiction)

What if the person who found things-and mended them-was found by the One who mattered most? Maria was the keeper of found things. Her drawers were filled with buttons, change, stamps, and ribbons. Her shelves boasted of tattered books, chipped China, weather-worn rocks, and twigs that looked like squirrels if you tilted your head aContinue reading “The Finder (Flash Fiction)”

Dear Emily (Flash Fiction)

This story came from an Instagram prompt – the #pleasantwordschallenge! The prompt was “An Unexpected Letter.” If you’re interested in doing a fun flash fic prompt challenge every couple of weeks, please check out the hashtag on Instagram! The letter sat in the middle of the table, occupying very little space. One could have lookedContinue reading “Dear Emily (Flash Fiction)”

Gran’s Perfect Memory (Flash Fiction)

Last year I wrote a short story about Mary finding the empty tomb in honor of Resurrection Sunday, and this year I wanted to do something similar. But try as I would, nothing was clicking for me. That’s how writing works for me. I have to get sucked into the story. It’s almost as ifContinue reading “Gran’s Perfect Memory (Flash Fiction)”

An Open Window by Sara Whitley (Book Review)

“After a life-shattering trauma, Molly is ready to follow God into the next chapter of her life—if only she can put her pencil down and let Him write the story.Molly Taylor spent the last three years running away from her painful past, searching for peace in an endless desert. Now, having faced her darkness andContinue reading “An Open Window by Sara Whitley (Book Review)”

Another Ending by Sara Whitley (Book Review)

“When Molly’s world crumbles down around her, she’s confronted with a moral dilemma she never imaged herself facing—how far is she willing to go to put her shattered life back together again?Trusting God has always come easily for Molly Taylor, who’s never walked through a trial her best friend Tanner Walters hasn’t been able toContinue reading “Another Ending by Sara Whitley (Book Review)”

Unbetrothed by Candice Yamnitz (Book Review)

“Around Agatha Sea, princesses are poised, magically gifted, and betrothed.  So, when seventeen-year-old Princess Beatriz still fails to secure a betrothal, her parents hold a ball. Forming an alliance could mean the difference between peace and war, but Beatriz doesn’t want just any suitor.She’s in love with her best friend, Prince Lux. Marrying Prince LuxContinue reading “Unbetrothed by Candice Yamnitz (Book Review)”

Yvette’s Moon

“In war-torn France in 1940, Yvette Castillon’s darling husband Henri is taken by the German army and forced to join their cause. Before he leaves, he makes Yvette promise to wait for him. She stays true to her word as the war rages on. As the months turn into years, all she can do isContinue reading “Yvette’s Moon”