“Laird, I need to talk to you about your sister,” Mr. Pendlebury said. They were in Laird’s flat, sitting at the dining table. Martina wasn’t there. She had gone shopping with her mother. Laird was really not in the mood to talk about Antonia. “What about her?” he asked dispassionately. “She’s in a really bad… Read More Laird Reveals the Ugly Truth
“What’s on your mind?” Mats asked Abi. She looked like she was thinking about something. “Downtrodden doozies and winded waxers.” “I’m sure you’re going to explain what you mean.” “Downtrodden doozies are people who are mistreated because they are thought to be troublesome, difficult or problematic. When slaves rebelled against their masters, they were seen as troublesome… Read More Slavery and Grooming
“As a sentient being, I find it extremely difficult to understand how a mother can treat her daughter so atrociously.” “It’s none of our business, Virginia.” “Mother, put yourself in that girl’s shoes. How would you feel if grandmother treated you like that?” “There’s nothing we can do about it.” “So, we just keep silent… Read More Do Nothing?
I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; The humble shall hear of it and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together (Psalm 34:1-3). What do you do when you feel as if things are falling apart? Feeling like you have no… Read More When Things Are Falling Apart
How do people feel when they find out that they have been adopted? I once watched an episode of the soap opera, One Life to Live where a character named Destiny was devastated when she learned that her parents were actually her grandparents and that the brother she was so close to, whom she adored… Read More Adopted
Literacy brings an incredible freedom to women in South Asia; helping them to take care of their families, not be cheated at the marketplace, and be able to read the Bible for themselves – Gospel for Asia As an avid reader, I can’t imagine not being able to read. It is one of my favorite… Read More Literacy Saved Her Paycheck