Saturday, November 13, 2010

As sure as the sun shines....

This post is a themed writing project challenge taken from Jenny Matlock over at off on my tangent.

Jenny says we can use UP to 100 words to tell our story. It can be fact or fiction. Jenny posts a few words, a prompt that we work from. This weeks prompt is in bold itallics.

Sunshine isn’t really tangible, or is it?

How could I not wish forever for something that I knew with every ounce of my being that I needed?

Like water and food.

But mostly like love.

And because I wished for it, longed for it actually, didn’t mean that I didn’t appreciate what I already had.

A bookend, a soul mate, a dot for my i.

One who understands me like no other.

Sunshine isn’t tangible, or is it?


The early November sunshine cast golden rays through the window and landed softly on an answered prayer,

my newborn baby girl.


  1. Lovely take on prompt...and yes, sunshine means a lot to many. I need it daily.

  2. Philosophical and beautiful. This one is just a perfect take on the prompt.

  3. How very nice! Lovely tribute to your baby girl.

  4. Beautiful story and very well written. I loved the last line!

  5. Wow, beautiful. The kind that takes your breath away. Excellent writing.

  6. Ah, yes. Prayers answered indeed. Lovely. Simply lovely.

  7. Oh nice. Answered prayer indeed. I have two of them, currently driving me insane while trying to homeschool them...great job with this prompt!

  8. Lovely. I can see it all. And I can smell the wonderful fragrance of a new born baby!
    Best wishes,
    Anna's SC wk 28

  9. Aw, that was precious and unexpected!

    I have the "Not all who wander..." quote at the top of my blog as well. :)

  10. So sweet and tender! Wonderful post!!!

  11. Definitely an 'Ah' post! Well done!

  12. A perfect day would be sunshine from 9am to 8pm and rain from midnight to 6am oh well unlike your entry life is no perfect

  13. This was just beautiful, you captured the yearning so perfectly. "an answered prayer", the perfect description for our children. Kat

  14. Awww, this was so sweet! Great job with the prompt this week! I loved it!

  15. I love this sweet and tender post. New life and sunshine just seem to go together so well. You wrote it beautifully.


  16. Oh my. Sweet, sweet, sweet. A dot for my i. That line just makes my heart sigh.

    This was really tender.

    Thank you for linking it.

  17. nice deep thoughts you told there in the story. loved the ending

    Tina from
    Mummy Diaries


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