“Aren’t you terrified of earthquakes?”
“What’s wrong?” My sister quickly dropped her things on the counter as she peered intently at me, waiting to hear what had me so upset. Hours after I saw the paper, I was still in shock.
Excerpt Mrs. Hancock beamed as Alicia reached her side, put an arm around Alicia, and brought her into their circle. “Miss Alicia Palmer, allow me to introduce Lord Amesbury.” Even more devastating up close, Lord Amesbury turned to Alicia. His piercing blue eyes threatened the strength in her knees. Though […]
After entering the Tea with Grace tearoom, a teenage girl ushers me to a table. I request some green tea and ask to see Grace Hearst. Soon a round woman in her mid to late 40’s with bouncy brown hair and rosy cheeks approaches my table carrying a tray laden with a […]
I love books by Bria Quinlan. These Brew Ha Ha stories are very cute and very fun. Excerpt He glanced at me, his eyes narrowing, before he dropped his feet to the floor and shot out of his seat. “No. No way.” He pointed at me as if no one […]
Excerpt Elena looked around the business her dad had built—a thirty-six-hundred-square-foot legacy with iron bars on the windows called Treasure Mountain Pawn, that had passed on to her. “Elena, I got ya something I think ya need.” Tug walked toward the back of the store. “We agreed. No presents,” she […]
“What do you think I am, black?”
My jaw dropped and I was rendered speechless. That a 7 or 8 year-old-boy in a Sunday School class would respond in that way to a simple request that he pick up after himself had my mind reeling. I had no idea how to respond.
Not me. Never. Not going to happen.
Those are phrases I used as a kid, phrases I meant with all of my heart.
I have with me today author Chad Pettit. I met Chad via Twitter where I have enjoyed the spiritual nature of his posts. We have had a few fun conversations there. I hope you enjoy learning more about him like I did.
Lowborn men are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie; if weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath. Psalm 62:9 One theme that continues throughout Scripture is that our lives are but a vapor. Somehow we have this perception that we are […]