Grilled

She probably should apologize for hanging up on him but she was still mad with him because of Melissa even though nothing happened between them--or at least, that's what he said. Today was the last Friday in the month which meant that it was casual day so, she was wearing a white blouse with a …

Parveen’s Story

Photo by Darina Belonogova on Pexels.com My name is Parveen.  I'm a young Christian woman living in India. Last week Sunday while other believers and I were worshipping in our church, a mob of people barged in and began shouting Hindu slogans. I wasn't afraid but very angry that they dared to come into a …

Meeting up with Jully

At five o'clock sharp, I left the office and headed off to meet Jully. I'm not sure why I was so excited to be seeing her again and yet I was. Every time I thought about it, my heart skipped a beat. After she had left me earlier today, I couldn't stop thinking about her. …

Gerhardt’s Disappointment

He was in the library when Benson informed him that he had a visitor and that she was waiting for him in the drawing-room. "Has she been waiting long?" he asked. "No, Sir. She arrived about ten minutes ago." "Thank you, Benson." He straightened his sweater and combed his fingers through his hair. His heart …

Visiting Jennifer

"So, Uncle Marc, how are things with you? Jennifer asked. They were on the terrace of the unit she lived in with her fiancé. "Fine," he said, leaning against the rail facing her. "How are things with you?" "Well, as I mentioned on the phone, I'm engaged." She showed him the ring. "Mom's thrilled, of …

A Disappointed Father

“You can’t be serious!” “I am, Dad.” “You want to wrangle horses instead of run our family business?” “Yes.” “You need to reconsider.” “I’ve made my decision.” “You’re such a disappointment to me.” 33 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

Anna/Rift #writephoto

"Mama, I'm going for a walk." "But, my Dear, Mr. Foster shall be calling on you at precisely three o' clock." Anna stared at her mother.  "Oh, I forgot that he was coming." "You would do well not to slight a man of Mr. Foster's constitution.  I'm sure you're not impervious to his singular affection …

Two Reasons to Celebrate

Young and sassy are the words my husband use to describe me.  We are opposites.  He’s an introvert and I’m an extrovert.  He’s in his mid-fifties with grey sideburns but he still has the body and libido of a much younger man.  I'm in my late twenties and I'm trying to keep up with him. …

Luis

Nichelle watched Luis as he sat at a table by the window of a Tapas restaurant having lunch with a very beautiful woman.  She had thick black hair and olive skin.  Who is she and what is he doing with her? she wondered jealously.  She wanted to go over there and find out but she …

Sunrise on the Beach

A creature of habit, he went for a walk on the beach very early in the morning before the sun rose.  It was quiet and peaceful at that time and he could clear his thoughts.  This morning was different, though.  His mind was in turmoil.  He couldn't stop thinking about her and what almost happened …

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