Carla Visits Father Morelli

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was in the loft reading the apostle Paul's letter to the Galatians. It was in preparation for his sermon on Sunday. He was going to address the question, Does one have to be circumcised in order to be a full Christian? Although circumcision wasn't practiced among Italy's Roman …

Kalisa on Campus

At first, he thought that his mind and eyes were playing tricks on him. Missing Kalisa and longing to be with her were finally taking a toll on him to the point where he thought he saw her a few moments ago. I'm losing my mind, he mused. As much as I wish she were …

Teaching, Playwrights and Burgers

He reached the plank and emerged from the water. As he hoisted himself out of the water, with his hands flattened on the wood, he turned his head towards her direction. She could tell that he was looking at her. Her heart began to pound like crazy. Should she leave now before he got completely …

Abuja, the Lake & the Girl

She stood by the tree, watching him as he walked along the wooden plank above the lake. He was half naked and bare feet, wearing only swimming trunks. He had a very nice physique. She had never seen him before and she had been coming to this lake for a while now. Was he a …

The Housekeeper

It started with her being his live-in housekeeper. She had migrated from Lusaka, Zambia and needed a job. She saw an ad in the newspaper for a living housekeeper and she went to apply in person. The interview was to be held at the detached home in London. When she showed up, he answered the …

Rehema, Sports, a Wedding & Church

"Oh, before I forget, Rehema asked about you." My heart skipped a beat at the mere mention of Rehema's name. And it thrilled me that she had asked about me. "How is she?" I wanted so badly to see her. "She's fine." "Is she coming over today?" "I don't think so." I was crushed. It …

Arjun Considers Dating Again

Photo by sumit kapoor on Pexels.com It was early Monday morning. Only the two of us were there. Now was my opportunity to ask her to have lunch with me. I stood there watching her, nervous, scared. Since my breakup with Darshika, I haven't looked at another woman or thought about dating again. That was …

Rehema’s Story

Getty's Image I was sitting in my room thinking how lucky I was to be here in London. It seemed like just the other day when my world had turned upside down. I left my home in Kenya when a woman whom I thought was my friend told me about a job at Pathfinder International, …

Baptisms & The Ruth Problem

Chioma was relaxing on the sofa. It had been a busy week and she was tired but she was looking forward to the weekend, especially tomorrow which was Saturday. Tomorrow, Dushan and she were going to the Adventist Church Adaeze and Aamin had been attending for a while because they were both going to be …

Tanner and Melania Have Lunch

Tanner was waiting downstairs in the lobby for her. Melania smiled when she saw him and they hugged. "Hello," she said when they drew apart. He looked and smelled good. "No jacket?" "It's in the car." His gaze traveled over her. "Aren't you cold with your legs bare like that?" he asked. His eyes darkened …

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