Category Archives: Non-Fiction

The Backbone of Life – Three Word Wednesday – # 466

The Backbone of Life By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Lord’s my backbone, making me strong. Don’t cheapen my beliefs, or make me feel wrong. Don’t dangle good deeds in front of my face. I have my good deeds … Continue reading

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The Maze of Life – Studio 30

The Maze of Life By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 God leads us through the maze of life. He watches out for all our strife. He can protect us from our enemies, He is Lord of all he sees. We must … Continue reading

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With God there is no good luck, we are all treated how we deserve to be treated, according to God’s plans.

100 Word Challenge Luck By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Luck has nothing to do with Jesus. His followers believe what he says With all their hearts. We do what we are bid and do it cheerfully for that is what … Continue reading

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My other blog is going well, see link below.

http://www.tessacandoit.com I am a mental health advocate with a religious outlook on life. See my daily devotions, daily gratitude lists and religious songs along with my outlook on my physical and mental disorders of many kinds.  

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Velvet Verbosity is back and run by Tara Roberts/Tara R. – Still 100 words

  http://thinspiralnotebook.com/imso-100-word-challenge-archive-2/ 100 Word Challenge: Word of the week is Idea ~~~~~~~~~~ Ideas and Secrets By Teresa Smeigh February 2016   I have an idea Fleeting as can be. Better hold on tight Or it could be set free. My ideas … Continue reading

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#Writer’s Quote Wednesday & #BeWoW – the Bible

#Writer’s Quote Wednesday & #BeWoW This is one that I know is true, but sometimes have trouble believing. The Lord has our lives planned out and we have to trust him to provide for our future and hope. My future … Continue reading

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Velvet Verbosity is back and run by Tara Roberts/Tara R. – Still 100 words

I have missed Velvet Verbosity and am glad that Tara R has taken over. http://thinspiralnotebook.com/imso-100-word-challenge-archive-2/ 100 Word Challenge: Peculiar ~~~~~~~~~~ Velvet Verbosity – Peculiar by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright January 2016 – 100 words I have been called peculiar, Because I … Continue reading

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With a Quack, Quack Here – Sunday Photo Fiction

Photo by A Mixed Bag 2011 With a Quack, Quack Here By Teresa Smeigh January 2016 We lived in a medium-sized home on the lake. We had a small beach out front. Ducks and their poop is messy. Who wants … Continue reading

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http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/27/writers-quote-wednesday-bewow-the bible

http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/27/writers-quote-wednesday-bewow-ian-mcewan/   Here is a quote from the Bible and I believe this with all of my heart. All things are possible, but that is based on the life God is creating for you. I am learning to accept that … Continue reading

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http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/20/writers-quote-wednesday-bewow-Oral Roberts

http://silverthreading.com/2016/01/20/writers-quote-wednesday-bewow Oral Roberts Quote. Oral Roberts has a university in Tulsa Oklahoma and for some reason I got it into my head that I wanted to go there. I was just in high school. I hated going to church and … Continue reading

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I Remember When…The Journey of Lost Memories

Originally posted on Dream Big, Dream Often:
image credit: sodahead.com I want to try something new and requires your interaction or it dies.  It is a “I remember when…” segment. It goes like this… Recently my mom bought me a…

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Beauty and the Bipolar Beast

Beauty and the Bipolar Beast  by Teresa Smeigh December 2015 Non-fiction Poem/I have Bipolar Disorder   The Bipolar Beast is deep in my brain. The biggest problem is letting it reign. It’s guidance isn’t trustworthy at the best of times. … Continue reading

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My Name is Tess and I’m a Mess

My Name is Tess and I’m a Mess! My name is Tess. My room’s a mess. There is no border When you’re a hoarder. I need to clean this up, Oh look, a cup! Shame on me, I let it … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – “the number three” – (non-fiction)

And now on to the weekend challenge.  This weekend what we are asking from you is a little bit different (again).  Many of you regularly submit fictional responses to our prompts.  This weekend we are asking for a bit of … Continue reading

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Looks Do Matter!

Looks Do Matter! Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 We had a puppy and during the day we tied her outside in the yard. The neighbors who just happened to be black had a bunch of little children … Continue reading

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Misty Endings – Writing 101, Day 13: Play with word count

This story was originally over 100 words. I cut it down once for another site to 100 words and I just cut it down to a 50 word story. Misty Endings By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 Heather can … Continue reading

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Odd Couple – the prompt from the Daily Post

Odd Couple Does a messy home (or office) make you anxious and cranky, or is cleaning something you just do before company comes over? _____________________________________ To be perfectly honest I don’t care how messy the house is. People are so … Continue reading

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No Apologies – the Daily Post Prompt

No Apologies What’s the one guilty pleasure you have that’s so good, you no longer feel guilty about it? __________________________________________ Spending all my time writing. I spend all the time I want on it and don’t feel the least bit … Continue reading

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If You Leave – The Daily Post Prompt – finally found it

If You Leave Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and begin new relationships. What was the last thing … Continue reading

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Are you being served? – prompt by the Daily Post

Are you being served? What’s the most dreadful (or wonderful) experience you’ve ever had as a customer? ___________________________________________ Wonderful – We go to the same restaurant every weekend and had our own waitress. She was the ideal waitress. Good memory, … Continue reading

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