The Christmas Present #WoWe Week 5


Christmas was almost here and she hadn’t even started preparing for it, Rebecca chided herself as she walked around the house with the hope of starting.

The house required a clean-up, the Christmas Decorations had to be aired and presents needed to be bought. As for the Christmas Cards, the thought got her misty-eyed.

Pappi’s beautiful writing on each of his hand painted cards. The anecdote he added to each, reminding the receiver of a precious memory.

Her grandfather had passed away last year, before they could celebrate Christmas together one last time, leaving behind a rich legacy of love, learning and memories.

She was thankful that she had grown up with a person who has lived his life right and thus earned the respect of many.

As she passed the Hat stand, Pappi’s neatly folded umbrella hanging there caught her eye and brought a lump to her throat.

‘Oh Paapi!’ sighed Rebecca

Rebecca took it down and walked to the porch with it. As she slid it open, the umbrella lit up.

‘Make small joys and precious memories an umbrella to screen you against the harshness of the world, Rebecca’, Paapi’s words came back to her. Her Christmas present.

Hello and welcome to #WoWe our hashtag for this Blog Hop called Words On Wednesday.

We are Mayuri and Rashi, your hosts.

A new prompt will be up on both our blogs, every Wednesday morning.. Subscribe to our blogs and follow us on Twitter @Mayuri6 and @Rashi_AMital to get your Weekly Prompt.

Write a 200 word story relevant to the Prompt of the Week.
Use the Hashtag #WoWe in your Post Title and the Badge at the end of your post.
Link up your post with Mayuri or Rashi on their Blogs.

Linky is open from 11 am every Wednesday and closes at 11 pm on Tuesday night.,
Read and Comment on, and share, the Host and Co-hosts posts and at least two more posts linked.
Share your post on Social Media using the Hashtag #WoWe
Mayuri and Rashi will pick one, or more, Featured Blogger each week, based on the content and popularity of the post.

Winner will be announced on Wednesday Morning at 11 am.
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  1. […] up with Mayuri & Rashi for #WoWe – Words On Wednesday is a weekly challenge to write a story in 200 […]

  2. That is such a happy beautiful picture and a wonderfully sweet story to go with it.

  3. The prompt and story both are beautiful

    1. Such a happy story, I am reading it on a Monday morning with chai in one hand. What a beautiful feeling this is. We need such happiness in life today and always.

  4. Grandparents are special. A lovely heartwarming story Mayuri.

  5. […] This short story is about sustainable progress. As we race towards progress we should not forget about sustainability. Let us try to find a balance to help achieve our dreams while giving a cleaner better planet to our children. Writing this on the prompt of #WoWe […]

  6. Loved reading this story. And the prompt is really good.

  7. We often remember the elders’ sayings after they have gone. I might not have paid attention to a certain things when my grandmom was alive. But I miss her terribly and often remember what she uses to say.

  8. Remembering our loved ones with such happy memories makes them feel even more special. Such lovely words by Pappi. Beautiful story.

  9. It is so important to have a screen of love to keep negativity at bay. Lovely take.

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