Reception or Rejection?

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays She walked up to the gate, box in hand.  She pushed the buzzer and waited.  Would he come outside and tell her to go away or invite her inside?  Her husband warned her that he’d have her arrested but she insisted that he’d never do that.  “Why would he …

The Funeral

It was a gloomy day with intermittent spurts of rain.  It was as if nature itself was mourning the loss of a great woman.  Tracy was not surprised at the large turnout. The church was packed as many came to pay their respects and pay homage to Mrs. Gladys Townsend, the dear lady whom she …

A Model Moment

She stood there watching as the evening unfurled, a solitary figure in a room filled with people from the fashion and business world.  She was there by invitation from her friend, a fashion photographer.  She felt so out of place.  She wasn't used to be around such glamorous people.  Several people thought she was a model. …

Prayer Partner

She had been looking for a prayer partner for a long time but whenever she thought of someone and called her, it wasn't a good time for the person or she wasn't interested. The past year had been hard. Her marriage of fifteen years ended in divorce. They had gone for counseling but he decided …

Not Love

It was lust not love that make Amnon sick. He lusted after his half-sister Tamar who was very beautiful and a virgin.  It seemed hopeless for him to do anything about his lust for her.  After finding out what was troubling him, Amnon's friend came up with an idea. idea.  He advised Amnon to:  “Lie …

Agatha Christie

I have watched her characters Miss Jane Marple, an astute spinster whose sharp eyes miss nothing and the meticulous, funny mustached Hercule Poirot come to life on the screen and today I thought that it would be fun to find out a little bit about Agatha Christie.  She came from a well-to-do family and was taught …

Working From Home

There are times when I actually consider working from home but then I dismiss the idea.  Today out of curiosity I checked out the Internet to see what the benefits are working from home.  I came across Freelance Mom. The founder of FreelanceMom gives her testimony I was first inspired to create FreelanceMom back when I …

Pregnancy At 40 and Older – The Risks

I got pregnant when I was forty and had our son when I was forty-one.  It was a textbook pregnancy.  There were no complications.  I didn't have to have an epidural and the actual delivery took under fifteen minutes.  The contractions although they were bad, they didn't last long.  I have heard some horror stories of …

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