The Write Prescription

by Dee Lorraine

I wanted to write something funny, but that seemed frivolous in the face of wars, political corruption, sexual assaults, and rampant gun violence.

I wanted to write something humorous, but that seemed callous in the face of homelessness, earthquakes, famine, floods, and fires.

I wanted to write something lighthearted, but that seemed heartless in the face of hatred, discrimination, deception, disease, and death.

Yet, Proverbs 17:22 says a merry heart does good like a medicine.

And Jesus said: “…but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.”

So I’m writing something funny because the world needs a good laugh.

Scripture References
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Proverbs 17:22 KJV
“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 KJV


Dee Lorraine writes fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and is drafting her first novel. Her work appears in Agape Review, Friday Flash Fiction, Midwest Book Review, The Birdseed, and 101 Words. Dee’s YouTube channel “Superfast Stories” features her videos of writers’ 100-word stories; “Provoke Unto Love” promotes a Christ-centered permanent solution to homelessness in the USA.

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