Love and success: A short story. Part 3 

Part three: Too much sauce Joseph and I went on a date to revamp his wardrobe, so that he could impress Cindy Chu and Jessica Arnold. I took him to Nordstrom, but after he saw the prices, he insisted we go elsewhere. I told him that we could go elsewhere, if he tried on a…

A good deed a day.

Happy New Year  So, yesterday I was inside of a store shopping. Another customer asked if I could get an item for her. I am maybe a couple of inches taller than her. I actually had to get on my tip toes to get the item myself. Shubricca said, in my head… “You don’t work…

Before you give up, listen.

Are you tired of moving two steps forward, only to be pushed two steps back? Does it feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place? Are you at a point where you feel hopeless when it comes to fulfilling your dreams. Maybe you feel as though you can’t catch a break, and…

Miracle Beans: Part 5 (final part) 

A little birdie It’s December 24, and although it’s Christmas Eve, a time of joy, festivities and last minute shopping for many, Black Mountain was saddened. The only people who were popping champagne and celebrating, were the commercial real estate investors, who saw Miracle Beans as an opportunity expand Black Mountain. These investors weren’t interested…

Miracle Beans: Part 4

Part 4  It’s not my problem  The Black Mountain community was good about keeping the Go Fund Me, for the Osbornes a secret. The Osbornes posted that their last day open would be December 20, which was two days away. Linda decided to call Joseph, the Osbornes son; he hadn’t been home in ten years….

Miracle Beans: A short story by Shubricca L Bell.

So, it’s the holiday season, and I just love writing short stories inspired by this time of year. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is cuddle up with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows and watch Christmas movies, it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. It also…

The “water under the bridge” is brewing.

For the most part, today has been a beautiful, calm, and relaxing day. I pray that all is well with you, and yours. I’m blessed, and God is good. I’d like to keep the positive momentum going, and post deep, inspirational, or scriptural quotes, but I’m battling something mentally and emotionally… Although I want to…

Don’t put your life on hold for inconsistent people.

Don’t put your life on hold for people who aren’t sure about you. People make it clear when they’re serious about you. You won’t ever be confused about where you stand. Some people just want to keep access to you or power over you. If you keep waiting for them to make a life with…

The many gifts within a single blessing.

Blessings don’t always appear as a beautifully wrapped gift. Oftentimes, it appears small in size, and you may not think much of it, until you open it and realize how big it is! Somehow, that small gift, contains everything you need, all you need is a little perspective, and that perspective begins with a heart…