For this week’s Flash! Friday Challenge, we were given 140-160 words, the thought-provoking photo below, and were commanded to incorporate the idea of Freedom. Here goes! Berlijn Plantation, Commewijne, Suriname. Public domain photo by Brokopondo. Forgotten Gate “God will deliver us,” Mama murmured, a salty tear streaking down her bruised cheek. She was washing […]Read more "Flash Friday Fiction – “Forgotten Gate”"
Today’s Flash! Friday Challenge was to use 140-160 words to craft a tale based on the historic painting below, and to also include a woman in the story. Happy July 4th, everyone! To Tame a Wild Thing John was excitedly reading aloud the Declaration he had signed that very morning when he stopped abruptly. […]Read more "Flash Friday Fiction – “To Tame a Wild Thing”"
“I have often expressed my sentiments, that every man, conducting himself as a good citizen, and being accountable to God alone for his religious opinions, ought to be protected in worshipping the Deity according to the dictates of his own conscience.” -George Washington, letter to the General Committee of the United Baptist Churches in Virginia […]Read more "Still Fighting for Religious Liberty…"
Lost and Found Soon time will end with trumpet blast And countless saints will gather ‘round Blood-washed millions will shout with joy “We once were lost, but now we’re found!” Angelic hosts will stand in awe And marvel at the glorious sound As Heaven rings with thunderous praise, “We once were lost, but […]Read more "Lost and Found"