Lauri’s Worry

Gord and his wife, Lauri were sitting on the sofa after having dinner when she suddenly got up and went over to the window. She stood staring out at the flickering lights below for several minutes before she turned and faced him. It was obvious that something was troubling her. She hadn't eaten much of …

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Divided

PHOTO PROMPT © Rowena Curtin They’d gone too far this time.  The charity bin was busted.  Angry tears filled her eyes.  What would they do next?  Throw bricks through the windows?  Set fire to the orphanage?  Ban her from their businesses?  They treated her like a pariah because she was Protestant and refused to send …

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Perspective

Why was he being so obdurate about something so important?  “Don’t you think that it’s time things changed in this country?” I demanded.  “Shouldn’t racism be everyone’s problem and not just theirs?” “You think looting and burning police cars, precincts and churches is going to help the cause?” “Agitators were the culprits not protesters.” “Those …

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Two Ships

Ife saw him waiting for the elevator.  She tried not to make it obvious that she was watching him as she pushed the cart down the hallway.  She knew he was in no. 406, the Royal suite.  He was very handsome and a sharp dresser.  He must be rich, she thought.  This was a 5-star …

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Women’ s History Month

I learned today that March is Women's History Month and it is a celebration of women's contributions to society.  Before Women's History Month, there was Women's History Week, the birth child of the school district of Sonoma, California which participated in Women's History Week, an event designed around the week of March 8 (International Women's …

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Forsaken and Abandoned

A father of the fatherless, a defender of widows, Is God in His holy habitation - Psalm 68:5 It's heartbreaking to see how widows are treated in South Asia.  They don't receive the care, love or support that widows in North America do.  Instead they are blamed for their husbands' deaths and abandoned by their families. A …

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Working From Home

There are times when I actually consider working from home but then I dismiss the idea.  Today out of curiosity I checked out the Internet to see what the benefits are working from home.  I came across Freelance Mom. The founder of FreelanceMom gives her testimony I was first inspired to create FreelanceMom back when I …

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