Morning Walk – A 200 Word Story

She stepped out the front door into the darkness of the early morning. It seemed that she alone was awake. The world slept on while she, already having been awake for hours, started on her morning walk.  The quiet of the morning brought her restless soul some longed for peace. The streetlights, along with theContinue reading “Morning Walk – A 200 Word Story”

Throwing out the Rules

I don’t know exactly what happened. Somewhere in the last couple weeks I lost sight of what and why I was writing. I managed to subconsciously, and soon consciously, create all of these rules for myself on writing. It amazes me how subtly things like that can seep into your creative world. I have spentContinue reading “Throwing out the Rules”

Wrapping My Arms Around Wisdom

It wasn’t until a few years ago when I finally understood what it meant, and how important it was, to pray for wisdom. In The Voice translation, Proverbs 3:18 describes wisdom this way: She is like a tree that produces a satisfied life for anyone who can wrap their arms around her;  happiness waits for anyContinue reading “Wrapping My Arms Around Wisdom”

Sealed and Unopened (Dedicated to my Dad this Father’s Day)

Originally posted on Raelyn Pracht:
Every year for Father’s Day, I set out to find the perfect Father’s Day card for my dad. For him and I, this card expressed our relationship. It never had Thomas Kinkaide artwork on it (though he really liked him) nor did it have something about him being the World’s…