Month: September 2015

Monday’s Muse Writing Prompt September 28th

OPENING LINE (S): “S/he was never good with picking locks. It was a great relief to know that this time they had a key.” RULES: Using the above line and the picture provided, (Or one of your own choosing) create a story (or even a poem) within 15 to 20 minutes. Once you have finished your super awesome masterpiece, add a link in the comments section of this  post to your story for others to read, as well as a link on your page back to this original post for others to follow along and write with as well. In your “tags” section, add the tag “Monday’s Muse.” If you do not have a blog of your own, leave me a comment and send me an email to icameforthesoup@gmail.com and I will post your lovely words here on my blog. (PLEASE KEEP ENTRIES THAT NEED TO BE POSTED ON THIS BLOG WITHIN A PG13 RANGE. THANK YOU) My results will be posted on Thursday October 1st under the FICTION tab, then the WRITING PROMPTS AND EXERCISES, then MY WRITING …

Monday’s Muse: Writing Prompt September 21st

OPENING LINE (S): “There had to be some kind of mistake, or just a bad joke made by the travel agency, one that was giving off the same kind of nauseating feeling that came along with having food poisoning. Harold, this was all Harold’s fault!” RULES: Using the above line and the picture provided, (Or one of your own choosing) create a story (or even a poem) within 15 to 20 minutes. Once you have finished your super awesome masterpiece, add a link in the comments section of this  post to your story for others to read, as well as a link on your page back to this original post for others to follow along and write with as well. In your “tags” section, add the tag “Monday’s Muse.” If you do not have a blog of your own send me an email to icameforthesoup@gmail.com and I will post your lovely words here on my blog. (PLEASE KEEP ENTRIES THAT NEED TO BE POSTED ON THIS BLOG WITHIN A PG13 RANGE. THANK YOU) My results will be posted …

The Words We Live By: A Quote

I don’t live by people’s compliments, because if I lived by their compliments I would die by their criticism.” ~Steven Furtick Whose words are you living by (on)? Man’s OPINION of you will change, but God’s remains the same. Yeshua Jesus Said in Matthew 4:4 “…It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” To live off of the Words of God is to live and rest in the truth that you are greatly loved, fearfully and wonderfully made, that you are delighted in. live off of life.

Keeping Calm: What It Means to Have Peace in Our Storms

“Keep calm and carry on.” How many times have you read that saying, seen it on a clever poster, or even seen it twisted just a bit to encourage you to do something like eat more donuts? Probably beyond a hundred times. This catchy phrase has become associated with all things posh and hip, and even fun, but do you know where it originated? The “Keep Calm” phrase was birthed in 1939 UK right on the cuffs of WWII. The British government, in an attempt to assure its citizens that despite the sound of fighter planes over head, thunderous vibration of bombs, and the ominous scent of war slowly beginning to cloud the air, that all was well. The United Kingdom would preserve the lives of their citizens. The “Keep Calm and Carry On” posters where posted out in the open for all to see as they went about their daily lives. Can you image hearing a fighter plane over head, the vibration of dropped bombs tickling the soles of your feet, you, taking off in …

Monday’s Muse Writing Prompt: September 14th

OPENING LINE (S): “The pictures were old, foreign and yet somehow familiar even though s/he couldn’t quite place them. Somewhere hidden within his/her spirit s/he knew s/he had taken them.” RULES: Using the above line and the picture provided, (Or one of your own choosing) create a story (or even a poem) within 15 to 20 minutes. Once you have finished your super awesome masterpiece, add a link in the comments section of this  post to your story for others to read, as well as a link on your page back to this original post for others to follow along and write with as well. In your “tags” section, add the tag “Monday’s Muse.” If you do not have a blog of your own send me an email toicameforthesoup@gmail.com and I will post your lovely words here on my blog. (PLEASE KEEP ENTRIES THAT NEED TO BE POSTED ON THIS BLOG WITHIN A PG13 RANGE. THANK YOU) My results will be posted on Thursday September 17th under the FICTION tab, then the WRITING PROMPTS AND EXERCISES, then MY …

Monday’s Muse Writing Prompt: August 3rd (September 7th)

Originally posted on I came for the soup…:
OPENING LINE (S): “That’ll be 86 bucks, kid. And I don’t take checks. Cash only.” Mr. Lancaster wiped his greasy hands with an even greasier towel. The expression on his face told tale that he didn’t think Harlan was really serious in purchasing the old junker. Boy was he wrong.” RULES: Using the above line and the picture provided, (Or one of your own choosing) create a story (or even a poem) within 15 to 20 minutes. Once you have finished your super awesome masterpiece, add a link in the comments section of this  post to your story for others to read, as well as a link on your page back to this original post for others to follow along and write with as well. In your “tags” section, add the tag “Monday’s Muse.” If you do not have a blog of your own send me an email toicameforthesoup@gmail.com and I will post your lovely words here on my blog. (PLEASE KEEP ENTRIES THAT NEED TO BE POSTED…