Not Fit for Father

Photo by Russell Gayer “Adun, you can’t be serious!” Mrs. Orou exclaimed.  “Maman, all it needs is a good washing and cleaning and it’ll look as good as new,” her son replied.  “Father Desjardins can’t ride in that.” Adun grimaced.  “He’s a priest, not God Almighty.” “Don’t you give me any sass, Adun Orou.  Father …

A Surpassable Peace

I stand here, staring at the stony path which leads to the gates of the convent and beyond.  A peace which surpasses all understanding fills me. After living at the convent for ten years, I no longer wanted to cloister myself so I decided to leave the order.  This was after much prayer and fasting. …

The Wedding

Her heart was racing.  She hoped she looked presentable in her V-neck floral knee length summer dress and the pair of wedges which she thought looked better than the pumps she had considered wearing.  To complete the look, she wore the lovely olive leaf pendant which Paolo had given her for her birthday. “Mama, incontrare Roxane, il …

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