Advent Stories, Part 4

Hello friends! Here is my 4th and final installment of the writing challenge hosted by my friend, Rachel. I’m late in posting because we spent the last week visiting family in Montana to celebrate Christmas. This part concludes the short story of Jon and Hope. The prompt: Love. Hope watched the road from the bigContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 4”

Advent Stories, Part 3

Hello, friends! My friend Rachel is hosting a fiction writing challenge for the Advent season. If you’ve been following along, Part 3 is a continuation of Jon and Hope’s story. If you’re just now joining us, here’s Part 1 and Part 2. This week’s prompt: Joy. Jon lifted his head, peace settling on him andContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 3”

Advent Stories, Part 2: Faith

Hello, friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see where the weeklyContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 2: Faith”

Advent Stories, Part 1

Happy December, my friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see whereContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 1”

Today I noticed… {A Writing Prompt Reflection}

I’ve been doing a 10 day writing challenge using the opening prompt, “Today I noticed…” I wrote this on Saturday, after we experienced 6 inches of snowfall. Our trees hadn’t yet shed their leaves for the winter, and many weren’t ready to bear the weight of the snow with the leaves. Today I noticed theContinue reading “Today I noticed… {A Writing Prompt Reflection}”

{Writing Wednesday: Thoughts on Savoring This Season}

It’s been a minute since I’ve done a #writingwednesday, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been on my mind. Finding the routine of school again after so many months of it looking vastly different has been good, but it’s also been challenging. Speaking of challenging, today’s post is about a reflection prompt that I foundContinue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Thoughts on Savoring This Season}”

{Rise}

This post is part of a series from the hope*writers New Year Writing Challenge.  Here is my post from day 7: Rise. The trees rise to meet the clouds, their needles and branches sway in the wind.  Carrying the weight of the world and the snow in their branches, in their strong, sure hands.  AsContinue reading “{Rise}”

{Brave}

This post is part of a series from the hope*writers New Year Writing Challenge.  Here is my post from day 6: Brave. When I think about moments of bravery that I have encountered in my life, there doesn’t seem to be a big preamble or defining moment.  It is nearly always everyday people facing circumstancesContinue reading “{Brave}”