Well I obviously didn’t do this as consistently as I meant to (I meant to post once a day from the 1st to the 24th, but my planning wasn’t great), but I’m pretty happy with what I did get done, so here’s the full series.
The steady rhythm was maddening. It never sped up, just stayed at the same, consistent, regulated beat. Penelope felt quite ready to scream, having lain in bed for so long just listening to the ticking, ticking, ticking clock. Tick tock. Tick tock. Continue reading “Tick, Tock”→
Time for another member of this series. I did one on love, which started it, and then two weeks ago I did one on hope, and they’re linked there if you’d like to go find them. This one is obviously about courage.
Courage is standing up to a bully, even though your heart is pounding in terror.
Marianna looked down at the package she held, reading the tag, and stepped inside the orphanage. She looked up and saw a group of kids run out of the library, no doubt playing hide-and-seek. Marianna smiled as they passed, and looked back down at the package in her arms. The first child you see. Continue reading “The Gift”→