Gina’s Plan

"They've been gone for a long time," Gina said. "Jealous?" Natalie asked, watching her closely. "Of course not!" Gina snapped. "Maybe, they're sitting down somewhere, talking. You don't expect them to be walking all this time, do you? Whenever Graham and I went to a park, we walked for a bit and then, we found …

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Cate Finally Tells Her Parents

"What is it, Cate?" Mrs. Hardwicke asked. "You had me terribly worried when you called this morning to tell me that you had bad news. What is the bad news? It isn't Edward, is it?" "No, Mother, this isn't about Edward," Cate replied with some resentment. Edward was the apple of their mother's eye. He …

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Two Ships

Ife saw him waiting for the elevator.  She tried not to make it obvious that she was watching him as she pushed the cart down the hallway.  She knew he was in no. 406, the Royal suite.  He was very handsome and a sharp dresser.  He must be rich, she thought.  This was a 5-star …

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Two Different Worlds

"I'm thinking of breaking up with Josiah," Phyllis said to her friend, Veronica when they were having lunch at a cafe close to Veronica's workplace. Veronica looked surprised.  "Why?" she asked.  "I thought you were really into him." "I am but, I'm not sure where this relationship is going.  We've been seeing each other for …

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Tired

“Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet? – Amos 3:3 “Wendy, you can’t leave now!” Sarah cried. They were standing outside in the church’s parking lot.  The service had just ended and Wendy was heading home.  She was tired and just wanted to be by herself. “I am leaving,” she said firmly. …

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Three Miles for Water

Imagine walking three miles each day to collect water and the only water available is in filthy ponds or lakes.  This water is contaminated with waterborne illnesses but these women have no choice.  They don't have indoor plumbing.  They don't have the privilege of filling pots with water from the kitchen sink and using that …

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