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04/19/13
This is delightful. Be grateful for you sweet man. I loved reading this from start to finish and your humor shines through. Very well done.
04/19/13
After reading the title, I wondered if this was going to be a law enforcement story, instead it was a delightful devotional given with humor. I hope you were able to retrieve the tissues without being buried alive.
What a fun and quite passionate read! Since you yourself proffered no red-nosed "WHACHOO!", I feel blessed to give you Gesundheits to fill your paper products to infinity - and beyond.
I chuckled in many different places in this story. You sure have a gift for keeping your reader engaged. You had many wonderful lessons in this story, and "My Heart Christ's Home" is one of my favorite booklets ever. I read the small, original version right after I was first saved when I was 14, and recently ordered a copy of the larger version because it speaks so when to non-believer and believer alike of how we can keep growing in the Lord. My only "red ink" would be this -- your husbands obsession with buying and hoarding the paper products seemed secondary to the word / theme "Achoo" itself. Now, if the reason he has the obsession were because he was afraid of getting a cold and not having a big enough supply of tissue, that to me would have made it more central to the story. You did start to focus more on that toward the end, but it did seem a little bit of an after thought. All in all this was a hilarious read and very well written. Your husband is a real sport to have given his permission for this story. I enjoyed this very much.
04/22/13
Truly enjoyed the article. My beautiful bride is quite the opposite, but your metaphors of the life closets was to point. Thanks for the delightful article.
I loved the humor in your story. I have used the "My Heart, Christ's Home" many times. It is a great teaching tool. Thanks for sharing. Great job!
04/23/13
humorous. I liked the opening sentence too - really draws you in.
04/24/13
Enjoyed this story. Thanks for sharing a glimpse into the closets of your life.
04/25/13
Congratulations on your EC!
04/25/13
Congratulations on a great 2nd!
I somehow missed this one beforeómy loss. Your piece has a great message: the hallmark of every good piece of writing in my estimation. Great work. I love the story, "My Heart Christ's Home." I've passed out many copies of that story to people my wife and I witness to. So powerful. Loved the humor in your entry. Congrats again!
Two weeks in a row! Happy Dance! This was a delightful read. You had me giggling and picturing some of those houses with the coupon clippers who horde tissue too. Great writing!
04/27/13
Creative look into men's idiosyncrasies. Refreshing too, as it seems that us women most often carry the obsession label. Not that I'm any more than a bit OCD.
Well crafted and congratulations on your EC placing.
04/27/13
Creative look into men's idiosyncrasies. Refreshing too, as it seems that us women most often carry the obsession label. Not that I'm any more than a bit OCD.
Well crafted and congratulations on your EC placing.
04/29/13
This is so cleverly written and is packed with smile material (besides tissues). :) I loved the "tumble of tissue." Congrats on your ribbon and Editor's Choice award!