Welcome to week eighty-six of Saturday Centus.
THE PROMPT THIS WEEK IS: I heard an angel voice through the chaos and the noise...
WORD COUNT - Not to exceed 200 words plus the 11 words of the prompt. 211 words total.
STYLE OF WRITING - Any
ADDITIONAL PICTURES IF DESIRED
Here is my text:
'Whatever happened to the spirit of Christmas?' moaned Caroline sitting at the café after visits to ten different stores.
'You can buy Dickens' A Christmas Carol on DVD at this new store, ' said Roger flipping through a catalog.
'That's not what I mean, Roger. I mean something that you cannot buy at the mall.'
'Can't we just celebrate Christmas quietly?'
'What about the children? Aren't we going to play Santa Claus?'
'Yes, of course. But sometimes I wish there would be an electrical blackout just after the food is cooked, that would let us speak softly to one another. Shall we go?'
'Just a moment. Take a look at this first', said Roger handing her a thin volume.'
Life can be confusing and filled with the madness of crowds.
Take heed and see that you do not loose your way.
Let goodness and mercy, be your guide.
I too have been lost, but then I heard an angel voice
through the chaos and the noise and I knew it was the right way.
'Sounds good to me. Let's go there!' said Caroline smiling and took Roger by the hand.
Word count according to WordCalc: 199
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