Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Four Ways For A Christian Writer To Win A Publishing Package HERE



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Children PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Love You Bunches
by Cynthia Bugert
09/04/12
Free to Share
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 






Mariah tip-toed over to the counter and stretched to grab the silver tube. She pulled off the lid and turned the base to reveal the beautiful crimson. Then she grinned as she realized that she'd finally found the perfect ending to her masterpiece. She quietly walked into her closet and pulled on the door behind her.

It had taken Mariah several days to be able to find all the things she needed for her masterpiece and she was excited to have the final color in her hand. She could hardly wait to finish. She sat on her knees in front of her work and studied what was already there, making sure it was just right. Just as she reached toward the picture to add the final touches, a voice found its way to her ears. She dropped the lipstick, exited the closet quickly and closed the door. "Coming Mommy!" She hollered as she ran from her room.

"Mariah, I was pretty certain I'd left my lipstick on the counter earlier. Have you seen it?"

"No Mommy. Maybe you forgot where you left it."

"Okay kiddo," Mommy responded as she fixed the bow in her young daughter's hair, "I guess I'll look around. Please keep your eyes open for it. I just bought it yesterday and really like the color."

Mariah was rocking back and forth from her heels to her toes, anxious to get back to work, "Yes Mommy. Can I go now?"

"Yes you may. Lunch will be ready in about ten minutes." She smiled as she wondered about her daughter's excitement.

Mariah almost flew back to her bedroom, closing the door behind her. She knew it was now or never. As she opened the closet door, her masterpiece stared her in the face and she was overwhelmed, "It's so beautiful." A full minute later she realized she was still standing there staring and gently smacked herself in the cheek, "Wake up, Mariah! And get busy!"

The ten minutes went by and Mommy's voice came again, "Mariah, lunch is ready."

"Coming Mommy!" Three more gentle strokes and the work was finished. She stood back, crossed her arms on her chest and gave it a good look one more time. "Perfect," she told herself and headed toward the door.

As she walked into the kitchen, she discreetly placed the lipstick under the edge of the cabinets where she would "find" it at an opportune time. Then she climbed into her chair and put her napkin in her lap. "Yay, macaroni and cheese! Thank you Mommy!!"

"You're welcome sweet-heart. I love you tons!"

"Well, I ... " she stopped mid-sentence, smiled an excited smile, and ran to her bedroom.

Mommy shook her head and laughed, "That child does the craziest things. I never know what she's going to do next." Just a second later she saw her baby girl walking toward her carrying what appeared to be an old pizza box.

Mariah shouted excitedly, "Love you bunches!" And with that, she flipped the box around to reveal the most beautiful bunch of flowers Mommy had ever seen. They sat down on the couch and Mommy listened as Mariah excitedly told the story of how the fruit loops, gummy bears, juice box straws, animal cookies, cotton candy, and pretty red lipstick all came together to make this wonderful surprise.

Mommy pulled her little girl into her lap and hugged her tightly, "Thank you, my precious little girl. I will treasure this sweet tasty bunch forever."








If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Cynthia Bugert or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 201 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com