Advice Applied: A Humorous​ Short Story Based on a Mark Twain Speech

Here is a short story I wrote for my writing class that is loosely based on a Mark Twain speech. “Gertrude!” a woman yelled up the stairs to her young daughter. A pudgy, young girl of short stature bounded down the stairs, taking each one as if falling from the one before. Her short brown … Continue reading Advice Applied: A Humorous​ Short Story Based on a Mark Twain Speech

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The Need for Discipline

It all started on a summer Sunday evening in the forest. It was beginning to get late, but the sun was still up, and I hadn't found the peace I was looking for. I walked through the forest, crying out to God. As I approached the edge of the pond, I whispered with tears in … Continue reading The Need for Discipline