Paint Him the Recluse

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields It was 1972 when he came into the world.  49 years seemed like such a long time ago.  Life for him had been one big challenge.  A car accident at the age of thirty had left him crippled and bitter.   He alienated himself from family and friends because they …

Another Year of University

It was the end of the first day of another year of university. It was great to be back. Professor Joe Warren was always happy to be back at Stanford, walking down the corridors and into classrooms, seeing old and new students. He had been at this university for twenty years and he planned to …

Ever Present

But You, O LORD, are a shield for me, My glory and the One who lifts up my head. I cried to the LORD with my voice, And He heard me from His holy hill – Psalm 3:3, 4 How has God manifested Himself during those tough times you encounter? Does He comfort you through …

Knowing God’s Will

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. - Ephesians 5:17, NKJV How do you know what God's will is for your life? The best way to find out is to read His Word. God speaks to us through the Scriptures. My favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11 which says, "For I know …

The Big Day

It was finally here. Graduation. Clive's parents and older brother, Harry were there, fussing over Clive, taking pictures and videos. Clive was excited too. His eyes scanned the sea of faces for Rose. He saw her standing some distance away talking to another graduate and her family. He couldn't wait to show her the letter …

Nadya’s Story

My name is Nadya and I'm engaged to Darrell, my boyfriend of five years who finally proposed to me. He and I first met when I got my purse snatched and I went to the Pudding Police station to report it. He was on duty and I told him what happened. I was walking through …

Kadisha Gets Noticed

“Take a look at that gorgeous guy who just walked in,” Rita said to her friend, Kadisha as they sat  at a corner table having dinner.  It was a Friday night and they had decided that they would treat themselves to a nice dinner before heading home.  They were at a Middle Eastern restaurant which …

Love and Friendship

Russell Wong and Vonetta Willimans attended the same high school and the same university.  And now they were working at the same company.  Her friends teased her, "It seems like the two of you are destined to be together.  Why don't you go out with him?" "He hasn't asked me," Vonetta informed them curtly.  Was …

Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge: Day 2 (10th April)

First, I would like to thank Aieshi for nominating me for the Quotes Challenge.  It was greatly appreciated 🙂     Here are the Rules: 1. Thank the person who nominated you 2. Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote for each day). 3. Nominate three bloggers each day.   My nominations for …

Love at the Library

The moment he walked into the library, he had her attention.  She had seen him a couple of times before.  He would sit at a particular table and spend the next couple of hours reading the same book.  One evening when he left the table for a brief moment, she walked by on the pretense …

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