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 …

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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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Chosen to Go

In the early morning glow, her face looked pale as she returned her son’s gaze.  “Do you really have to go, Hank?” she asked.  He’d just told her that he was moving to Cotonou. “Yes, Mother.  The church there needs a pastor and I was chosen.” “But Benin’s so far away.  You’ll be leaving everyone …

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Doubts

"When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer" -Psalm 94:19. This is so true.  Whenever I have doubts about my ability to perform a task, God always reassures me through His word or someone that I can do it.  Just recently, I was having second thoughts about a position at …

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The Encounter

"Drink from your own well, my son—be faithful and true to your wife" - Proverbs 5:15 In all the years he had been married to Ashley, never once had he looked at another woman until that moment when he saw her leaning against the wall in the subway.  She was stunning and looked like a …

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The Temp

He had gone through a bitter divorce and custody battle.  His ex-wife had their two daughters.  He saw them over the summer and Christmas holidays.  They always had fun when they were together.  He took them wherever they wanted.  The time they spent together always seemed to pass really quickly and it was hard parting …

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Paradise

They met in Paradise Island.  She had taken a spontaneous trip to the island.  It was to get away for a while.  She had just broken up with Lemarr, the treacherous cur.  He two-timed her with her best friend. She saw them one morning outside of his building, holding hands and kissing.  Not wanting to …

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The Funeral

It was a gloomy day with intermittent spurts of rain.  It was as if nature itself was mourning the loss of a great woman.  Tracy was not surprised at the large turnout. The church was packed as many came to pay their respects and pay homage to Mrs. Gladys Townsend, the dear lady whom she …

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The Wedding Announcement

She stood there, face pale, heart-broken waiting for the train that would forever part her from the man she loved.  She had to leave.  After she heard the news that he had married, she knew that it was impossible for her to remain there in Yorkshire any longer.  She would go and live in London …

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Promotion

She got the news that morning and as soon as she got back to her desk, she texted her boyfriend, Rob.  "I just got promoted to Managing Editor.  They absolutely loved the profile I did on Rosalind Spencer, the famous Haute Couture designer who recently launched her new cosmetic line. Let’s go out and celebrate tonight.  Pick me up at 7:45” …

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