Flash Fiction Friday: The Wagon

Another week, another entry in the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Enjoy! “When did it appear?” Deputy Bryan Jones circled the broken farm wagon. Blue sparks popped from its rusted wheels. “An hour ago, I think.” Bobby Dennison stood against his father and stared at the wagon. “You think?” “Me an’ Stevie got here … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Wagon

Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?

Let me ask you a question: What makes a great story? The medium doesn't matter - it could be a book, a movie, TV, a play, or grandpa sitting on the porch in his rocking chair. What makes some stories stand apart from others? What separates the great from the mediocre, the forgettable, or the … Continue reading So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?

Flash Fiction Friday: The Greatest Treasure Man Has Ever Known

Another week, another Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Here's my post, enjoy! “Here?” Becky stared at the foaming pool. Names graffitied the rock around the pool. “It’s what the map says,” John said. “How do we know it’s still here?” “Only one way,” John stripped to his boxers. “Is it worth it? The water … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Greatest Treasure Man Has Ever Known

What is This Word “Love”?

This is a repost of a very old post of mine (first appeared 2 years ago - Apr 10 2015). A young man and his teacher walked through a garden early one morning. The teacher spoke of the trees, the flowers, and the plants that surrounded them. The young man only nodded while he looked … Continue reading What is This Word “Love”?