Stories tagged “god”

  • Stars Without Windows Are Only Doors, or How You Were Never Mine

    “Could you love me if I ruled the world? If I was the world?” She stood in front of the door, that damn door, with her hand on my face. We both knew the answer before she’d even finished the question. She half smiled. Her hand was bur...

  • Fishy Work to Do

    Floating in the middle of the kitchen, just below eye level, Martin puckered and blinked his bulging eyes. Swirls of water lolled about him, aqueous satellites to a tiny, fishy planet. Every utensil, plate, cup, and bowl were strewn about, some cracked...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5

    What purpose does this life serve for what reason do we live Some say its to Help others some to help ourselves and still others claim that it is for the eternal amusement of the gods on their thrones of gold As For myself i believe that we exist to se...

    • Author: Phoenixe
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • The last laugh. No, Really!

    The Big Crunch Church of The Final Deliverance (BCCOTFD) was on the final countdown. Long ago, it was thought there was not enough matter in the Universe to slow down the expansion of the Big Bang and draw things back to a final singularity. But then -...

    • Author: Petros
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • His Divine Plan (Mature)

    “So you got a plan yet?” “Well, tomorrow, I think I’ll create Earth.” “Wow, that’s ambitious.” “Yeah, shouldn’t be a big project. I got it all sketched out on this napkin.” “Ok, th...

    • Author: J.S. Hope
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Failure to Communicate

    Stopping in the hallway, Joe took a minute to straighten his halo and take a deep breath. Letting it out, he walked into God’s outer office. “Good morning,” he said to God’s secretary, Esther. Esther smiled. “Good morning.” “I have the mo...

  • Authority derives not from some farcical aquatic ceremony

    Bright light. Shoe on steel. Tiny pinprick of light. “When you think about it. It’s not hard to imagine where it starts. I guess it just goes to prove 1600 years is too long. You want to “define your future”. Suckle on the breas...

    • Author: Brahe
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • The Shifting Pedestal

    A pedestal is no place to be. They’re unstable and wholly dependent on the construction of the floor. A shifting tile or an expanding crack can disrupt a pedestal’s base and end in disaster. The pedestal is nothing without its foundation. A...

    • Author: Browncoatben
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • God will always be dead to me

    The lights on his face reflected. Showing every little stubble as his eyes pierced through me. His words had a way. They touched my heart. Made my soul feel free. A distant love, like an idol, yet just a girl. We sat in the car as I looked to him. H...

    • Author: Sage Autumn
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Natural Selection

    Consider the abilities of the deities of myth and legend: Raining fire from the sky to reduce cities to ash, calling forth thunder and lightning, creating life. All these things are now in our grasp. What, then, are gods? What, then, are we? I write th...

    • Author: kyle90
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • All Stop (Almost) (Mature)

    D. Evil tapped his foot in irritation as he waited for Peter to fetch the Big Guy. In his home palace, his mood would have been conveyed by a loud TAP TAP echoing against the black and red tile. Up here, all his foot tapping accomplished was tiny splas...

  • The Rock and Roll Barista

    Paul rocked back and forth, his body moving to music only he could hear. His hair was slicked back and he was the star of the show. On good days he could almost see the Flow, the invisible connections between all life. Today was one of those days. He w...

  • Made In The Image of God: Flawed (Mature)

    An unseasonable sixty degrees has thawed January’s freeze, God, thank you very much. This sanctuary is such a careful construct, but it’s also pretty fucked … (Rolls eyes like ‘you sick bastard. I love you though’.)

  • the earth is round

    in the beginning there was god. now this god with a small ‘g’, he liked circles. (there are three circles in ‘god’.) (god + a circle is ‘good’.) (circles are good) (god is good) so in the beginning there was god and ...

    • Author: pyrrhicv
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
  • (Day 39) Misguided Prayer

    When will the pain end? It’s a question he hears much too often with no way to qualify the answer. The problem with hearing prayers is not the futility of trying answer all of them; the issue lies in the not knowing what the prayer pertains to. H...

  • Think About Aten in Your Eggshell

    Moonlight tells me that it’s finally time. Time to crack your egg’s eggy shell, crawl on out and stretch your pretty neck. You don’t have to worship Aten any longer. Admire him, And crave him every once in a while. But need him, not. ...

  • Rotting Food

    Hickory smoked sausage and orange peels, all rotting on the dirty floor. She sat in the rocking chair and saw the mess. Pick up the floor, she told the little girl. And her seed died just then. Big swollen belly stretched as far as it could till the Go...

  • Artificial Passion (Mature)

    Yes, we can have a love affair. But let me turn the TV on & let me rip the skin off of my fingers. Don’t mind the blood, it’s just a little. Wow, you haven’t much of a stomach, huh? Toughen up or else you won’t be able to ha...

  • Naissance

    “Have you not considered,” asked Ortho, " that if the almighty wished you to fly, he would have provided you with suitable appendages?" “App – what?” replied Jathos, crossly. Ortho sighed. “Wings, my boy. W...

    • Author: JonB
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Debrief and Exposure (Mature)

    Sipping their coffee, she said, “I always wanted to fuck you. Even those years ago when we went to John Knox High together. Guess I can cross it off my bucket list”. He only gave her a sad, pained look in response. “So, I gather you s...

    • Author: Kay-Teaze
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Punishment

    He thought that it must be a punishment; he was still alive and his wife was tearfully looking down at him in the hospital bed, clutching his hand happily. “Oh, I am so glad you’re okay! God is definitely watching out for us! [sniff] I̵...

    • Author: Kay-Teaze
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • How Did You Get Inside? (Mature)

    Ignoring her presumptuous question, he asked his own: “How did you get in here?” “I’m your sister. You know, if you think about it, it’s not a total lie; I was your sister… in Christ!” Punchline delivered, she ...

    • Author: Kay-Teaze
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Take Me with You

    “I wish you could come with me,” Juliette said, a hand moving like God’s, parting her hair like the earth as the rain flooded from the sky into the valleys of Juliette’s head. “I know,” said Johnny, his eyes shut and...

  • Stockholm Babies We All Are (Mature)

    Big bam baby… A universy keepin’ us warm and rockin’ us to sleep. We grow and see our reflection. We are individuals. We are our own. Stimulated by the colors of the wind and sand, the taste of salt and brine of the earth. We grow and...