The rules of the 7x7x7x7 Writing Prompt
- Grab the 7th book from your bookshelf.
- Open it up to page 7.
- Pinpoint the 7th sentence on the page.
- Begin a poem/a piece of prose that begins with that sentence
- Limit it in length to 7 lines/7 sentences.
The 7th book on the bookshelf is Chicken soup for the soul (Moms know best)… The 7th sentence on the 7th page is “ It was a challenge for her to juggle between two jobs but she managed ”
Here’s mine …
It was a challenge for her to juggle between two jobs but she managed.
A single parent and a mother of two girls, she found it difficult to make ends meet.
Fear and insecurity gripped her and problems never seemed to leave her doorstep.
She remembered to turn to God as she believed in the urgency of prayer.
Luck finally favoured her when one day she was promoted to a higher position for her hardwork, which meant a brighter future for her kids.
God had finally sent his angels to protect her and her family.
Her faith in prayer doubled and she taught her children to believe in God and turn to prayer whenever troubles touched their doorstep.