She was in the business of words. She knew of no one else who kept track of every word written, said and imagined. "You live in your own little world," they said with disapproval. It was true and she saw no better place to live. Living in her own world, with her hundreds of stories,… Continue reading A Writer’s World
Was she supposed to dislike herself every day? The other girls at school acted like she was the ugliest person they'd ever seen. "You'd be a good catch if you weren't so fat," one said. And then another one thought that she was too big. "Are girls supposed to be small, Mom?" She asked finally… Continue reading A Big Girl
She watched the rain from the window. Her cheeks were wet with tears just as the ground outside was darkened by the downpour. Maybe it was a respite for some, but this little girl worried about the homeless people and animals outside. "I wish I could stop the rain," she told him. He was not… Continue reading Adopt – Don’t Shop
What are you holding on to? Do remember that nothing stays. What are you hoping for? Do remember what is now. What are you regretting today? Never forget that time has moved.
It was her birthday. "Make three wishes," the eager parents said. She knew the answer. "I wish for new books. I wish for a strawberry cake," she said. "And the last wish?" Her mother asked, expecting her to ask for a pink dress. But she wanted something that they couldn't give her. "I wish my… Continue reading Three Wishes