The Morellis Attend Christmas Mass

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com It was Christmas Day and Father Morelli was giving the Mass. His sermon was on The Mystery and Goodness of God and the scripture verse he used was Genesis 3:15. "God fulfilled this promise and that is why we celebrate Him as God. It was His desire for us to …

Hanima’s Story

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com How much longer can I take the abuse? He says he loves me but then, he gets into a rage for no reason and beats me. My body is hurting right now. I don't know how much more of this I can take. Is it my fault for marrying …

Joel and Kira Discuss Family & Soccer

"I feel so badly for Matt," Kira said. "Me too," Joel said. "He's pretty cut up about Mel." "I feel guilty for encouraging her to fight for Tanner." "You shouldn't feel guilty about that, Honey. You want Mel to be happy." "I'm convinced that if she and Matt had stayed together, neither of them would …

Gina Goes to Tanner

"What do you want, Gina?" "You don't look happy to see me." "Should I be?" "What's the matter, Tanner?" "I think you know." "I had to tell Matt about you and her." "Why?" "He deserved to know the truth." "Since when do you care about the truth, Gina?" "What do you mean?" "You kept the …

Melania Goes to Tanner

Melania stood there in her room, still reeling from her run in with Gina yesterday. She had come very, very close to punching her in the face. Marry Tanner? She must be out of her mind. Why on earth would Tanner marry her? The idea seemed so ridiculous and yet, it nagged at her. After …

The Slow Dance

The sun was still shining and I was feeling really good. I knew I was looking sharp in my fancy new suit. I wanted to impress Jully. I left my place and got in my car, anxious to be on my way. I couldn't wait to see her. It was all I could think about. …

On Amelie’s Terms

"Was it hard saying goodbye to her?" Amelie asked Derrick. She had been hesitant to talk to him about the last time he and Cate saw each other. She was afraid that something might have transpired between them. It had been weeks since he ended their affair. When he came home that evening and told …

Jesus is Willing

I see God’s love manifested through Jesus’ healing of the leper. Leprosy was a terrible disease.  It disfigured people and made them outcasts in their communities. A person with leprosy had to tear his clothes and put a covering upon his upper lip and cry, “unclean, unclean.” They were rejected and avoided.  No one wanted …

The Lord Will Answer

The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord will answer my prayer (Psalm 6:9) Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay During the tough times when it seems that no end is in sight, plead with the Lord to show you mercy.  Know that He will answer you because of His great compassion.  It hurts Him …

Living Again

It has been five years since Pamela died. I try not to think too much about it or to blame myself, which sometimes, is easier said than done. The accident happened just after she left my flat. She was in a bad state. I should have gone after her. I should have either called a …

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