News of a Son

Manoah's wife told him that, "A Man of God came to me, and His countenance was like the countenance of the Angel of GOD, very awesome; but I did not ask Him where He was from, and He did not tell me His name. And He said to me, 'Behold, you shall conceive and bear …

A Letter From Cate

Boris was still trying to process the letter he had received from Cate. He hadn't thought about her for ages because of his relationship with Tulia and then, out of the blue, he received the letter. It was in the letterbox on Friday when he checked before heading up to his flat after coming home …

Professor Moore’s Questions

"Hello, Selene," "Hello, Professor Moore." "I need to ask you a personal question. You can tell me to my face that it's none of my business." Curious now, she asked, "What's the question?" "Are you dating anyone?" After she recovered from her surprise, she shook her head and replied, "No, I'm not dating anyone." "Do …

Pining, Abstaining & Longing

What was Dushan doing at that moment? Was he out somewhere? Was he in his flat? Was he alone? Was she there with him? Were they in bed together? Ruth closed her eyes in despair. It was sheer torture sitting there, imagining all sorts of things. How she longed to go over to his flat …

Christmas Eve in Portland

"What's going through that beautiful head of yours?" Hank asked Ede as she stood there by the fireplace, studying him. It was Christmas Eve and they were in the living-room. His mother was upstairs taking a nap. "I'm still trying to picture you as a little terror." He laughed. "Believe it or not, I was. …

Dinner with Terrell

I kept telling him that he was too young for me although I was extremely attracted to him but he persisted and that made me feel good. The way he looked at me made me shiver with delight. He was a fine specimen and I was tempted to take him up on his offer which …

Abi’s Complaint

"I can't stand when people use dangling modifiers in their conversations," Abi complained to Mats. It was a Sunday afternoon and she and Mats were spending it together at his mansion. Ever since her first visit which was about a couple of months ago, she had been coming here practically every weekend. He stared blankly …

My Two Dates with Anwar

School is out and I'm on my way home when Anwar walks up to me. My heart begins to pound and I can barely hide my excitement. The cutest guy in the entire school is standing right here in front of me. "Hi Rosalie." I smile shyly. "Hi Anwar." "Are you going to the Christmas …

Ashamed

We have been seeing each other under the quiet. Holding hands when no one is around. Kissing in a dark corner so no one could see us. Avoid going to restaurants or places where we might run into his friends or heaven forbid, his family. I haven't been to his place since his mother showed …

Bernard’s Visit

It was by the grace of God that he was able to get through Mass that Sunday morning. He was thankful to escape to the office. "Father Kowalski, you have a visitor," Sister Francesca informed him as he was leaving the sanctuary. "Who is it?" he asked. He really wasn't in the mood to see …

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