Saturday, January 23 2021 - 9:45 PM

Madeleine Temple-Lowe

writes from the midwest.

A Spoonful of Kindness

Snowflakes drifted onto the windshield as the temperature dipped along with the sun. I drug my weak body into the seat, using every ounce of …

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Seasons of Change

Chilly air, fresh pies, cider, and the falling of leaves. It’s that time of year where we trade in our beach sandals and pool days …

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Nature’s Wonder

Staring out the window, my thoughts drifted with the waves. A blanket of sapphire sky was painted above the lake, creating nothing but blue scenery …

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Consider the Lilies

Drumming my fingers on the desk, I flipped through my notes. Junior year of college was officially in session, and the exhaustion had completely set …

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Drowning in Debt

This past month, I’ve experienced a deep wave of heaviness. June was the start of my first student loan payment, and it hit me like …

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20 Seconds

“All you need is just 20 seconds – 20 seconds of insane courage.” We Bought a Zoo is one of those heart-warming family films that …

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Missing the Turn

“Ahh! I think I have a flat tire. I’ll have to call you back.” Click. I tossed my phone in the passenger seat and huffed dramatically. …

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Passing Time

Stale light reflected off his computer screen as he sipped on lukewarm coffee. I glanced up at my father, stained papers piled up high on …

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My Flight Home

“Dad, I want to come home.” A tear slid down my cheek as I choked back uncontrollable sobs. It had only been three hours – …

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A Worthy Investment

Puppy licks, snuggles, and soft, furry paws make me incredibly happy. I absolutely love dogs, having owned more than my fair share of them. Golden …

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