The Roman Ghetto

Dushan and Chioma were at Lungotevere de’ Cenci, 00186 Roma, the meeting point for the Ghetto and Jewish Museum walking tour. The tour was about three hours long. They had arranged it through the hotel. Initially, they had planned to explore the Ghetto on their own but Alfredo, the attendant at the concierge suggested the …

Persecution

Image by Adobe Stock "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" - Matthew 5:10, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION 123RF Photo "In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted" - 2 TIMOTHY 3:12, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION iStock Image "God will …

Laird Tells Martina About Antonia

"Poor Antonia," Martina said, shaking her head sadly. Laird had just told her about his adopted sister's breakdown which led to her stay in a psychiatric hospital. Laird stared at her. "You feel sorry for her?" he exclaimed. "Yes, I do. It must be painful watching the man you love fall in love with and …

Breaking It Off

There was no getting around it. He had to break off the engagement. He couldn't go through with it. He was miserable. He couldn't continue like this. All he wanted was Leticia. To hell with the company. It was like a bloody thorn in his side. He had been a fool to give up what …

Jerome Calls Juliette

"Are you all right?" Jemma asked Jerome as they posed for their post wedding photos. "Yes, I'm fine. Why do you ask?" "No reason. I'm just happy that the ceremony went off without a hitch." "Were you afraid that something would happen?" "Yes. When the priest said, 'If anyone sees any reason why these two …

Laird Reveals the Ugly Truth

"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 …

Mingmei’s Plea

My name is Mingmei and I'm in desperate need of your prayers.   My son's school is teaching him and other children to hate God and to distrust their Christian parents. Before he started school, I told my son about God’s creation and he believed it. But after being taught at school, he is a …

Breaking Up With Mandy

I was on my way to see Mandy. I wasn't looking forward to the reason why I called and asked her to meet me but it was something I had to do. I had been putting it off for weeks now. I couldn't continue to be in a relationship with her when I wanted to …

Dinner with Laird and Martina

"Aren't you going to get ready?" Mr. Pendlebury asked Antonia. "Laird and his fiancée will be here soon." She was tempted to say that she didn't want to get ready because she didn't want to have dinner with them. However, she couldn't deny that she was curious to meet this woman who had stolen Laird's …

Choices

She found him in the shed, sorting through old paint cans.  “I’ve decided to move back to Atlanta.” He turned.  “Just like that.” “What else do you expect me to do?” “I expect you to stay.” “But what about Jamey?” “Stay for his sake.” “When I did the video about choosing life, I didn’t expect …

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