Category: What If…

What if…we took a closer look?

Roxanne stopped outside the door and turned. “I can’t do this.” “Yes, you can,” Valerie said. “Come on.” She grabbed Roxanne’s arm and pulled her inside. The dimly lit room bustled with activity. Children giggled in one corner as a group of climbers were outfitted in another, but it was the wall that caught Roxanne’s…

What if…we hid in the Rock?

He positioned himself on an elevated rock, senses on high alert. He breathed in the air trying to catch a scent of anything threatening his kin. Since his second birthday his mother said he had a responsibility to protect the others. His community housed 80 and once the males reached a certain age, they were…

What if…we dared to dream?

She slammed her laptop shut and threw the reference book across the room. Her husband ran down the steps. “What’s going on?” She hung her head. “I can’t do it.” “What?” She pointed to the book on the floor. “All this marketing stuff. It’s too hard.” “Of course it is. Anything worth pursuing in life…

What if…we used our pride for good?

Carol stood next to her friend Diana on the sidelines of their girls’ first gymnastic meet of the season. Both of their daughters struggled to maintain their footing. Diana stomped. “Tracey, get up. You can do better than that!” Carol glanced at her friend. Diana’s brow creased together and her eyes narrowed. “Relax,” Carol said.…

What if…we changed our perspective?

Amelia drummed her fingers on the stadium’s armrest. Her knees bounced as she waited for the synchronized swimmers to dazzle them. She had been looking forward to the show for months. Her mother placed a hand on Amelia’s knee. “Will you stop?” The fifteen year-old smiled. “Sorry, I’m just excited.” Amelia loved to swim and…