Behind These Walls…

Photo of Château de Saulxures - Wikipedia It sat there, languishing, the beautiful chateau, which used to be bustling with life. It was the place where everybody who was anybody went. Many extravagant parties were thrown there. The owner, Jean Monet and his lovely wife, Margot who left their vineyard in Bordeaux to move to …

His Brother’s Widow

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God - 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 He watched her, his …

Housekeeping

As she put the flowers in the vase, she watched the closed bedroom door. He probably had a woman in there with him. Probably some socialite he met at one of those swanky parties or dinners he was always attending. She was getting sick and tired of it. Granted, she was just his housekeeper and …

True Love

He tried to concentrate on his work but he couldn’t.  Her words kept playing over and over in his mind.  He couldn’t ignore the flavor of truth which was in them.  She was right.  He acted as if he were ashamed of their relationship.  How could he say that he loved her but at the …

The Whistler

Photo by Ted Strutz “That’s where he used to live.” “Who?” “Tom Hardy.” “Who’s he?” “Was.  He died centuries ago.” “Who was he, Mom?” “Well, the town folks used to say that he was a whistling wonder.” “What does that even mean?” “Well, when he first came here, people didn’t pay him much attention until …

Best Friends

He raked his fingers through his disheveled hair, frustrated.  It was no use.  He couldn’t concentrate on his work.  He had come here to the cottage to work on the manuscript which was due in a couple of days.  The quiet, solitude were exactly what he needed to get him going but his mind was …

One Day in the Park

It was a sunny day much like today when she and Michael first met.  She was sitting on a bench in the park close to where she lived and just enjoying the sunshine.  It was a long weekend.  No work the next day.   Usually on a Sunday afternoon she would be home doing laundry, …

Riches

She was rich and successful She had everything she Wanted and more… Life was exciting Full of events, parties, charities Money was never an issue She could buy whatever she wanted fly off to any part of the world. She had been in and out of Relationships. This new one seemed promising He was as …

Put On Christ

  Romans 13:11-14 Paul talks about putting on Christ.  How do we do that?  When you put on clothes, what are you doing?  You are covering yourself, right?  Similarly, when you put on Christ, you are covering yourself with Him.   You have clothe yourself with Him. What happens when we put on Christ?  We change. …

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