In a Day’s Time (Part Three)

“How is that going to help us?” Aunt Cathy sat down in the lazy boy and focused all her attention on Skyler. “That horse is nearly skin and bones.” “He’s not as bad as the other horses. We could nurture him back to health.” Skyler held the laptop on her lap, still sitting on the…

In a Day’s Time (Part Two)

“How could you not tell me? Both of you—how could you keep something like this from me?” Skyler stood in the hallway, between the stalls, with Aunt Cathy and Ty standing in front of her. “We didn’t want you to worry,” Aunt Cathy finally said. “It’s like you guys pretend not to know that I’m…

In a Day’s Time (Part One)

Skyler jogged to catch up with her older brother, Ty, and asked, “Why can’t I see him?” “Because.” “Why not?” Skyler’s legs kept a steady speed in order to keep up with Ty. “Would you slow down and answer my question.” Ty halted and turned his head toward Skyler. “That horse doesn’t concern you. I’m…

Short Story Fridays: The Belt of Truth

  But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. 2 Timothy 2:5 NIV Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea: Psalm 46:2 KJV   Her…

Short Story Tuesdays: The Gardener

Deep into the heart of the woods lay a garden full of flowers, vegetables, fruits and herbs. Some thought it improbable, others marveled at its beauty. Whether the sun beat down on his back or the fresh breeze waved against his sunburned skin, The Gardener hoed, fertilized when needed, and watered his garden,  He never…