#WritePhoto – Pillars

Sue’s #WritePhoto Prompt this week:

The pillars created a corridor of sorts, leading to an archway that brought me closer to my destiny.
Beyond that archway was the spot where I would devote my whole life to my chosen cause.
Each pair of pillars, in turn, seemed to represent all I was giving up.
My home.
My job.
My freedom.
My family.
My love.
My name.
My guilt…
But I was forsaking them for Him. And him.
As I approached the archway Mother Mary stepped forward, her smile beckoning me closer and it pulled me forward quicker.
“Come, my child, it is nearly time.”


The next time I walked by those pillars, I had shed all my worldly belongings and relationships – and my identity.
“Come, Sister Faith, let me show you to your room.” Inside, I smiled.
No one would find me here. No one would ever have to know…



28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Photo prompt round-up: Pillars #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo
  2. anuragbakhshi
    Sep 24, 2018 @ 07:02:12

    Ha ha ha, loved that ending!

    Liked by 1 person


  3. Lisa Orchard
    Sep 23, 2018 @ 21:31:02

    Wow. That last line gave me a little tingle. ❤

    Liked by 1 person


  4. Trackback: Pillars ~ Ritu Bhathal #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo
  5. Pam Avoledo
    Sep 23, 2018 @ 17:04:16

    I really enjoyed the direction it took. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  6. manyofus1980
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 18:37:25

    I like that! ❤

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Jennie
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 14:08:56

    Oooo! The last line says it all.

    Liked by 1 person


  8. willowdot21
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 09:13:17

    This is brilliant Ritu or shall I call you Sister! What brought her to the convent, mist intriguing sis 💜💜💜💜

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Hélène Vaillant
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 03:56:36

    enjoyed your intrigue Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  10. syl65
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 01:46:12

    Hmmm, rather intriguing Sister.

    Liked by 1 person


  11. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Sep 21, 2018 @ 01:12:31

    Good work! Consent with Sue, very intriguing too. Michael

    Liked by 1 person


  12. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Sep 20, 2018 @ 22:22:35

    Ooh, great take on the prompt!

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Sue Vincent
    Sep 20, 2018 @ 22:07:03

    Now that is a very intriguing story…

    Liked by 1 person


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