Ruth’s Day Tour with Nigel

It was the weekend. On Saturday, Ruth and Nigel took a day trip by train to Bath where they visited the Roman Baths, took a relaxing dip in hot spring water at Thermae Bath Spa, visited one museum and one gallery, climbed Bath Abbey’s Tower, had lunch at elegant Georgian Pump Room Restaurant where they each enjoyed a …

Ruth Goes to Lunch

"Nigel, what are you doing here?" Ruth was delighted to see him. "I'm here to take you to lunch if you don't already have plans." "Actually, I was just heading down to the cafeteria for lunch. I didn't bother to pack anything this morning." "Well, instead of buying cafeteria food and eating it at your …

Ruth Visits Dushan

Dushan was in the lobby of his building, waiting for a cab to take him to the synagogue for a Shabbat afternoon programme because Chioma had borrowed his car to drive to an assignment which was in Manchester when Ruth walked in. His heart sank. What did she want? Why couldn't she leave him alone? …

A Trip to Bath and Older Men

"Aren't you coming to Bath with us?" Chelsey asked Ruth. Ruth shook her head. "No." "How come?" "I just don't feel up to it." "It's such a beautiful day. Why would you want to spend it indoors?" "If I want to enjoy the outdoors, I can go in the garden or go into the conservatory …

Jabulani Pines for Max

Jabulani felt spent from crying every night when she was lying in bed, thinking about Max and aching for him. Weeks had passed since they last spoke to each other. Why had he stopped calling her? She tried calling him on his cell but it went straight to voice mail which was always full which …

Avianna Gets Her Wish

Dr. Max Klein was at the In Studio television station. Behind him was the production team. He was there to shoot his part in a Public Service Announcement for the charitable gala hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Ruthorham. In a few minutes, he would be sitting down and sharing his story of his …

Dushan Bumps into Evelyn

It was just after 12:30pm on Saturday. The weather was not unpleasantly cold. He didn't need to wear a scarf which he didn't like wearing. His gloves were in the pockets of his jacket in case he needed them. The snow had which had fallen a few days ago had long since melted. After being …

On the Farm

"That was invigorating, wasn't it?" Briony said, looking at Tadeas. They were standing at the paddock after they had returned from horse riding. They were on her family's farm just outside of London. They had driven up there just after ten in the morning. It was a beautiful day so it was a treat exploring …

A Lesson in Humility

They were probably sitting or reclining at the table, wondering who was going to wash their feet.  They looked around, wondering and waiting.  None of them was going to volunteer to do it.  Why should they?  This was beneath them.  Not that long ago they had argued about which one of them was going to …

Prisha’s Calling

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven - Matthew 5:16 I read Prisha's story and was touched by the love and compassion she and the other women missionaries showed the people of Punya Basti.  The village was ready for harvest but there …

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