Dinner Talk & a Warning

Thaddaus on his way to Krasi where he was to meet Ms. Sambu. It was early Saturday evening. During the week, he had called her and asked her to have dinner with him. She sounded surprised but accepted his invitation. They arranged to meet in front of the restaurant at seven. When he got there, …

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Trishan Proposes to Rehema

"Any regrets?" I asked Rehema. We had just finished making love for the first time. It was more mind blowing and explosive than I could ever have imagined. All the love and desire for her which I had bottled up inside poured out like a raging flood. And now that it was over, I wanted …

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Parin and Carina Meet

Parin was on his way to the kitchenette to make himself a cup of tea when he heard the chime. It was after hours but he was expecting his brother, Darain. He went to the front and was surprised to see a woman standing there. She was stunning! "Hello." "Hello." "May I help you?" She …

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Mrs. Morelli Visits Her Son

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was on his way down from the loft when Sister Caterina told him that his mother was there to see him. "My mother?" "Yes, Father Morelli. She's in the office." Did he detect a note of censure in her voice? But, why should she have such a sentiment …

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Flight, not Fight

PHOTO PROMPT © Alicia Jamtaas Vasily put his bike back in its usual place, his expression one of sadness.  He would never ride it again.  Tonight, he was leaving Novosibirsk for Istanbul. He didn't want to be forced to fight a war he didn't believe in or to die for Putin. In St. Petersburg, police …

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The First Lesson

iStock Image Abebi was preparing her first lesson for Becket. She was beside herself with excitement. She couldn't wait to see him. They were going to have the lesson at the lake. It was too nice a day to be cooped up inside. Besides, he thought it would be better than being at his apartment. …

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Voltaire, Recreation & Horse Riding Lessons

Thaddaus was relaxing on the patio reading the newspaper and having a cup of coffee. He had spent the morning playing tennis with his friend, Jeremy. It was a good match. Although Jeremy was a formidable opponent, he ended up winning the match. After Jeremy left, Thaddaus showered and changed. He went to St. John …

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Chioma’s Talitha Kum Interview

istock Image Yesterday when Dushan and she returned to the hotel after they visited Archbasilica of Saint John in Laterano and Scala Sancta, she got a call from someone from Talitha Kum saying that her interview was with Sister Frances. She couldn't speak to any of the former trafficking victims but one of the nuns …

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Trishan Goes to Rehema

It was Saturday afternoon and I was on my way to see Rehema who returned from Nairobi yesterday evening. I couldn't wait to see her. I have been looking forward to it all week. A week had passed since I broke up with Sarika. I had called my aunt Savitri and told her about it. …

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The Rosary, Macbeth & Naples

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was in the sanctuary praying when Genet walked in. She stopped, not wanting to disturb him and waited. Twenty minutes later, he turned and saw her standing there. He slipped the Rosary into the pocket of his cassock. "Hello," he said. She walked over to him. "Hello. You …

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