Courtney T. Ball

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Give Me the Good News

Good news can make you stronger. Early Christian storytellers knew this. They took the tragedy of their hero’s execution and turned it into a “good news” story of resurrection. No one today can empirically prove whether or not they made that last bit up, but either way there is plenty of evidence the tactic worked. The good news...

Shadow of Hope

I wrote this story a few months ago and recently revised it to enter into a “short, short story” contest. The photo is of my daughter and me, taken several years ago in Keystone, CO, but I used it as a prompt for this experimental piece of fiction. Shadow of Hope Before, my heart was his heart, my thoughts his thoughts. I was his...