Besançon, Toulon and In Between

Chelsey stood still as Gideon filmed her, using his camcorder. They were in Toulon which was a port city on the Mediterranean coast of France. Yesterday, they had walked along the harbor and popped into the souvenir shops.  She was loving every moment that they were together in France. He was the perfect traveling companion--loads of …

Reconnecting With Marius

She couldn't stop crying. The tears just kept falling. Her heart was breaking. How she ached for Marius. She realized now that she had never really loved Titus. She cared deeply for him but she was never in love with him. She never knew what it was like to be truly and completely in love …

In London

"So, how does it feel to be back in London?" Avianna asked Max. They had arrived the day before and were in their Modern, bright and spacious new apartment in Kensington. They bought it soon after Max was hired to be the personal physician of the Duke of Ruthorham and his family. Gordon, a friend …

Born to be An Artist

Photo by Brenda Cox Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to be an artist.  While my siblings and friends played, I sketched.  I sketched people, places, nature and still life.  I could spend hours and hours just sketching but, I always did my chores.  When I was older, I painted watercolors, which …

Lunch, Exhibits & Dinner

"All set for Christmas?" Ruth asked Ben. They were in the smaller boardroom where they just had a conference call meeting. "Yes. We're all set to go fly off to Santorini for a warm Christmas although the weather here has been balmy the last couple of days. Very strange for this time of year." "Christmas …

The Wedding Luncheon

It's a beautiful day and I'm on my way to pick Mandy up. We're going to the church where her co-worker is getting married and then, afterwards, we will head over to The Hampshire House on Beacon Hill." for the reception which is a luncheon. I'm not really looking forward to going and I kept …

Cold Feet

It was her wedding day. In twenty minutes, she would be walking down the aisle on her uncle's arm because her father had died three years ago. Theo would be standing at the altar, looking good in his wedding tuxedo. Theo was a wonderful man. He would be a terrific husband and father. She had …

Traci’s Past

His heart skipped a beat as he watched Traci coming up the path.  It had been four years since she walked out of the condo penthouse with the unobstructed views of Puget Sound, Elliott Bay and Olympic and out of his life with no goodbye or explanation.  When he came home to an empty place, …

Simple Eyes

Your eye is the lamp of your body - Luke 11:34, NIV We met in Rafiki's training village in Rwanda.  There are ten villages and each one provides living and educational facilities through Bible Study, Education, Teacher Training, Orphan Care, and Widows.    Rafiki means "friend" in Swahili.  The organization befriends orphans and widows in …

Tamika’s Story

Photo by Zack Jarosz from Pexels I was turning tricks since I was 15.  My father was in prison for manslaughter and my mother was a coke head.  I didn't have any siblings.  I was the only child.  I thought of dropping out of school and finding a job so I could save up enough …

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