Joseph’s Dilemma

Image by Pinterest When Joseph found out that Mary was with child, he being a just man and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded to put her away secretly. But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son …

Ruth’s Day Tour with Nigel

It was the weekend. On Saturday, Ruth and Nigel took a day trip by train to Bath where they visited the Roman Baths, took a relaxing dip in hot spring water at Thermae Bath Spa, visited one museum and one gallery, climbed Bath Abbey’s Tower, had lunch at elegant Georgian Pump Room Restaurant where they each enjoyed a …

Finally…

Image by Muhammad-taha Ibrahim Naomi sat there, beaming. Finally, after trying for a long time, Yasir and she were going to have a child. They had been married for ten years and had tried and tried to start a family but were unsuccessful. He wasn't the problem and she feared that she was barren like …

Ritta Confronts Marius

"You're still in love with that woman, aren't you?" "She has a name, Ritta." "You haven't answered my question." "Yes! I'm still in love with Elspeth. Are you satisfied now?" "You're out of your mind. She's older than you and she's White." "Neither of those things matter to me. I was an idiot to break …

Having Words

"What were you thinking, Tadeas?" "Mother, did you just drop by so that you could scold me for having dinner with Velma at Claridge's? "What happened with Briony?" "I stopped seeing her. It doesn't make sense to continue seeing her when I want to be with Velma." "Velma. Isn't she your supervisor?" "Yes." "Isn't there …

Shaniqua’s Story

I used to be a prostitute.  And then, one night, I met a Catholic priest who changed my life forever. Father Ramirez didn't preach at me like most religious people do.  Instead, he asked me about myself and what got me into prostitution.  He sat and listened as I shared my story and not once …

Dinner With the Changs

He was in the lobby waiting for Michelle when Karine walked in. Like clockwork, his heart began to pound. She didn't notice him sitting there and walked over to the desk to talk to Gatimu. Jason watched her, his eyes traveling over her figure in the yellow dress which flattered her figure and complexion. It …

Which is Worse?

Getty's Image "Which is worse?" Annie asked Not being able to have children or having a child and then losing that child to an illness or to some tragedy?" "I think not being able to have children is worse," Robyn replied. Annie stared at her. "So, you would rather have a child and go through …

Jane’s Fear

The crucible of war has left many of our soldiers emotionally and psychologically traumatized.  Marriages have been affected and many have ended in divorce.   Not so with James and me.  We’re still married.  Yet, since his return, he hasn’t been the same.  He has not told me what it was like, the war, I …

Lea and Marcus

Only one week had passed. Two more to go. She was there in beautiful, sunny Honolulu but she wished she were back in Seattle. More specifically, in the office where Marcus was... As she walked along the beach with the sun in her face and the gentle breeze caressing her hair, she thought of the …

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