This story is by Tina Mollie Fisher and was part of our 2021 Spring Writing Contest. You can find all the writing contest stories here.
In a courtroom, double jeopardy means that a person can’t be tried twice for the same offense. In a family setting, it’s called motherhood, and those rules don’t apply.
Ms. April sat there quietly listening, taking notes.
“God works all things for good for those who love him,” Lizzie mimicked.
“Yep,” Emma agreed, “Or, with God, all things are possible.”