Father Moreilli Considers Leaving the Priesthood

Photo by cottonbro pexels.com It was December 26, Boxing Day in Canada and there in Italy, it was St. Stephen's Day, a national holiday. Father Morelli wondered what Genet was doing. How was she going to spend the day? After they had made love last night, they fell asleep in each other's arms. At four …

Ross’s Advice for Ruth

Ruth sat in the restaurant. She was meeting her brother, Ross for lunch. They hadn't seen each other in ages. Out of the blue, he called her and asked her to have lunch with him. She readily accepted. They had always been very close. As she waited for him, her mind wandered to Nigel. He …

Laird’s 40th Birthday

It was Laird's 40th birthday. His father was taking him out for lunch to celebrate but first, they were going to find a wedding suit for his father. They were in Moss Bros, Mr. Pendlebury's favorite store. "What about this one?" Laird asked showing his father a slim fit Sage Tweed suit. Mr. Pendlebury made …

The Birthday Card

It was getting cold. Soon, there would be snow. Christmas was just around the corner. It would be the first Christmas she would be celebrating with Rehoboam since he had moved to London and the first one she wouldn't be spending with her parents. Ever since Rehoboam and she told the family about their relationship …

Teona and Vance

It was Friday afternoon and he was going home at a reasonable hour for the first time in weeks. He was looking forward to a quiet and relaxing weekend. He stepped out into the bright sunshine. The sun felt good on his face. Usually, it was dark when he left the office. Some times he …

A Suitable Helper

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him - Genesis 2:18 A wife is meant to be her husband's companion, helper, not his subordinate. God created Eve from Adam's rib which is in his side. This means that she was side by side with him, not ahead or …

Names, Wedding & Honeymoon Plans

"I know I've said this before, but I wish I had never married Angela," Paul told Nita one Sunday afternoon when they were at her place. "I wish you'd never married her too." "I don't want her to keep my name anymore but I'm not sure I can force her to go back to using …

Trishan Meets With Sarika

Trishan stood on the steps outside of his flat, debating whether or not he should stop by Sarika's office. She had called him last night to ask him to go and see her because she needed to talk to him. When he asked her what it was about, she was evasive, saying that she wanted …

Voltaire, Recreation & Horse Riding Lessons

Thaddaus was relaxing on the patio reading the newspaper and having a cup of coffee. He had spent the morning playing tennis with his friend, Jeremy. It was a good match. Although Jeremy was a formidable opponent, he ended up winning the match. After Jeremy left, Thaddaus showered and changed. He went to St. John …

The Rosary, Macbeth & Naples

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was in the sanctuary praying when Genet walked in. She stopped, not wanting to disturb him and waited. Twenty minutes later, he turned and saw her standing there. He slipped the Rosary into the pocket of his cassock. "Hello," he said. She walked over to him. "Hello. You …

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