Nigel Tries to Move On

Nigel was going crazy. It had been weeks since he visited his uncle, Gideon and saw Ruth. She didn't call or text him and many times, he wanted to call or text her but he didn't. He didn't want to pressure her but it was hard. He thought about her all the time and longed …

In Turmoil

He emerged from the water after a long swim. The sun felt nice and warm on his back. He had been on the beach for most of the day. It was where he liked to go when he had a lot on his mind. And he had a lot on his mind right now. He …

An Unwelcome Visit

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda Laird was in the nursery setting up the washing machine for the baby when the doorbell rang.  He went to answer the door, grimacing when he saw Antonia standing there.  “What are you doing here?” he demanded. “I-I wanted to see you, Laird.” “Why?” “Are you alone?” “Yes.” Martina and …

Dinner, Denver & Temptation

They had been seeing each other regularly since they went out for drinks. They had spent Christmas and New Year's holidays with each other. Chioma and Dushan were back from Bratislava where they had spent the holidays. On Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, she had spoken to them. She had received two texts from …

Be a Doer

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.  For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror;  for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was.   But he who looks into the perfect law …

Dinner & a Marriage Proposal

He was nervous but he had made up his mind that he was going to do it tonight. He had bought the ring since they returned from their trip to Sicily. There was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He loved her and he …

Tobogganing with Matt & Cam

It was New Year's Day and Gina and Matt had taken Cam tobogganing near the house. It was a lovely, sunny day and not that cold. It looked like Winter wonderland with so much snow on the ground. Cam was excited. He loved the snow. Matt promised him that they would build a snowman when …

New Year’s Eve Dinner with Joel and Kira

"Matt just called to say that he's on his way," Joel told Kira. Kira was placing flowers in vases in the living-room. "Gina called a while ago to say that she was her way." It was New Year's Eve and they had invited Matt and Gina for dinner. Cam was spending the weekend with Gina's …

Holiday Season in Bratislava

It was the day after Christmas and the last day for celebrating Hanukkah. Dushan and Chioma were in their hotel suite in Bratislava getting ready to go to his cousin Havel's apartment for dinner with him and his girlfriend, Brigita. Chioma was still getting dressed and Dushan was waiting for her. As soon as Chioma …

Newlyweds, First Christmas in Canada & Pregnant Women

"Well, Mrs. Weise, how would you like us to spend our first Christmas together here in Canada?" Tanner asked Melania. They had gotten married last month in a small, intimate and beautiful ceremony. His parents, sister Gianna and her boyfriend had flown over from Rochester and Miami respectively. Tanner and Melania met them Friday afternoon …

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