Rahab

By faith the harlot Rahab did not perish with those who did not believe, when she had received the spies with peace - Hebrews 11:31 Image from GRACE in TORAH Why do women become prostitutes? Some do it as a means of supporting themselves while for a vast majority, it is best option they have. Many of …

Continue in What You Have Learned

Photo by Ivan Samkov on Pexels.com "Indeed, persecution will afflict all who want to lead a godly life in Christ Jesus,  while wicked people and impostors will grow ever worse, deceiving others and being themselves deceived.  But as for you, stand by what you have learned and firmly believed, because you know from whom you have learned …

Gina Attends a Wedding

Gina stared at herself in the mirror. How miserable she looked. She was tempted not to go to her cousin, Natalie's wedding. The last thing she wanted was to see her father. Ever since he found out about her trying to keep Matt and Cam apart, he had made her life miserable by threatening to …

Shepherd’s Pie, Winter Olympics & The Next Door Neighbor

Thorsten Middleton thankfully let himself through the front door of which was once his family home and after removing his boots, he headed straight to the kitchen where he knew he would find his mother. She was just taking a tray of biscuits from the oven. After setting the tray down on the counter, she …

In Portland

"Are you cold?" Hank asked Ede. They had just stepped outside of the airport and were going to the pick-up location for a taxicab to take them to his mother's house in Hawthorne. "Not really," she replied as her eyes darted everywhere with excitement. They were finally in Portland after a very long flight. Being …

Fast Friends

Photo Prompt by Penny Gadd They came here on hot summer days.  It was their special place.  Fast friends since childhood and inseparable well into young adulthood. Neither was interested in dating.  “What do I need a boyfriend for when I have you?” she said once before she ran into the water, laughing. He chased …

Old Stomping Ground

It was a Sunday evening and Laird was visiting his childhood home in Oxfordshire. He was there to tell his father about his engagement to Martina. The old man would probably be shocked because he always held the view that his younger son wasn't the marrying kind and that it would take a really special …

Francine Rivers

Francine Rivers is the daughter of a police officer and nurse. Since childhood, she wanted to be a published writer. Before she realized her dream, she was a newspaper reporter, writing obituaries and human interest stories. After reading romance novels which her mother-in-law lent her, Francine decided to write in that genre. Her first manuscript …

Match-making Mother

"Clive, Dear, I have some wonderful news for you." "What news, Mother?" "Charlotte Ramsey and her parents are having dinner with us this evening." Charlotte Ramsey was a girl he knew since childhood. He remembered how his mother was always trying to make a match between them. She hadn't approved of Samantha, his ex-girlfriend from …

Boxing Day Blues

If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men - Romans 12:18, NKJV "I can't believe that we're near the end of December. Soon it will be the New Year," Melinda said to no one in particular. She was sitting on the sofa in the warm and cozy living-room …

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