Author Archives: Rachel Scott

About Rachel Scott

A native of Southewestern Louisiana, I now live in rural Georgia after stints in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Montana, and Europe. After much trial and error I have found and married the love of my life. We have four adult children and five grandchildren. Our lives are centered around family, faith and friends.

My Heart Stood Still

My heart stood still as I lay next to you, my ear pressed against your back. I listened to you breathe and the sound reminded me to catch my own breath. I was amazed to realize that in my very … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of You

A Glimpse of You (If only for a little while) We were excited with the news that you would come to be. For months we dreamed, we planned and wished, and waited patiently. But fatefully you’d never know the love … Continue reading

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Bad Weenie Dogs!! 

OUR MUG SHOTS My name is Winston and I’m four months old. My big sister, Li’l Red is three years old. We live with our two sisters, Mina (3 yrs) & Dixie (9 mo). Mom and Dad moved us way … Continue reading

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Scene Starters for “Please, Daddy, Don’t”

In the beginning…of her young life, anyway…there was very little that was good. Cecile lived in a dysfunctional family plagued by alcohol, violence, and abuse. The baby of the family, she should have been doted upon and made to feel … Continue reading

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Mothers Day: Best or Worst Holiday EVER?

Mothers Day….ah, the joy and celebration. Love and hugs and warm fuzzy feelings abound. Retailers are making a mint. Kids are burning breakfast and pouncing on their mothers’ beds in the wee hours with handmade cards, hugs, and kisses. The … Continue reading

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A HIGH SCHOOL ACQUAINTANCE RE-DISCOVERED I’ve recently reconnected with a high school classmate via FaceBook. I remember him well. Back then he was Murray Paul Mitchell. He was a shy boy, slight in frame, with a nice smile. He was … Continue reading

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Do You Know This Guy?

I know a guy. He’s young (30-something), able bodied, relatively intelligent, but with number of dead brain cells from way too much pill-popping and pot-smoking in his life. (God bless him…if he’d get saved God might be able to work … Continue reading

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