Not A Chance Meeting

Weeks had passed since he went to that quiet, peaceful place where he met her. Why hadn't he gone there? Why had he stayed away even though he wanted to be there? Why was he avoiding her? What was he afraid of? Of feeling again? Of living again? Of moving on? Why should he be …

A Nice City Boy

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda He was en route to the farm when his cell rang.  It was Veronica.  He thought of ignoring it but answered anyway.  “Yes?” “I’m sorry for what I said about farmers.” “It’s how you really feel.” “I thought you were a businessman who lived in Minneapolis.  I had no idea …

Matt’s Story

A couple of years ago, my world as I knew it was turned upside down.  I was 17 and at my cousin, Rose's wedding.  At the reception, a relative who had way too much to drink, put his arm around me and said, "I don't know about the rest of the family but I'm sure …

Everything Has Beauty

"What do you see in her, man?" Brad asked his friend, Sebastian "Granted, she had a great body but her face... Sebastian glanced at him.  "What's wrong with her face?" Brad stared at him.  "Are you kidding me?  I'm sorry, man, but she's ugly." Color suffused Sebastian's cheeks and his eyes darkened in anger.  "That's …

Waiting/Yearning #writephoto

I drift from memory to another, yearning for you.  Why did it have to end?  I thought we were so happy. You said that you loved being with me.  Being in my arms was where you longed to be.  You said it made you feel safe.  My kisses warmed your heart. My love was like …

Choosing Love Over Fear

He sat at the piano, running his fingers over the keys.  His heart was heavy and his mind muddled.  Music was elusive.  He couldn't concentrate.  All he could think about was her and how much he missed her.  What a fool he had been to let her walk out of his life.  He had allowed …

Falling in Love Again

"I gave Anastasia the scarf you brought back from Kampala and she loves it," Tomás said to his father. "I hope you didn't mind me buying her something.  It’s just that I saw it and thought of her." "No, no, I don't mind at all.  She and I are just really good friends.  Papá, why …

Taking a Chance

Valerie and her younger sister, Chloe were at the café having lunch.  “I think moving to Berlin would be good for you,” she said.  “It’s a great opportunity for you to broaden your horizons.  I chose to study here in London because I wanted to be close to home but if I were to do …

No Coincidence

We are not here by coincidence. All around us is evidence that we are here by design. We were fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of our Creator. In tender love He fashioned us and gave us the breath of life.   We are not here by chance but for a purpose.  We were …

Summer in Surrey

It was summer and Diane was spending it in Surrey with Maggie, her friend from university.  Maggie’s parents had gone to Florida for their vacation but her brother, Rupert remained at the mansion.  The first time Diane and he met, it was quite by accident. It was on the morning after she arrived from London.  …

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