Your Gift

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant - 1 Corinthians 12:1, NKJV Do you find yourself wishing you could pray better or play the piano or have stronger faith? You’re not alone. Many of us at one time or another felt inadequate when we compared ourselves to other church members. I remember …

Fateful Choices

"When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken" – Deuteronomy 24:5, NKJV Uriah the Hittite and King David were in the wrong places. Uriah …

Savannah’s Birthday

"I was thinking that for Savannah's birthday, we can have a costume party," Georgia said to her husband, Theodore. "That's a great idea, Honey. There's this place called, Party Fanatics. It provides family-friendly entertainment and event planning services for a variety of events. We can go and check it out tomorrow if you like. They …

The Raptors’ Game

Matt lay there, staring at the two tickets to the Raptors' game on the bed. A colleague had given them to him because something had come up and he couldn't go. Whom could he take? Gina was out of the question because she wasn't a sports fan. He had called Joel but he had already …

Family Night

Matt found himself driving over Joel's and Kira's building. When he rang the bell, Kira answered the door. "Hello, Matt," she said, very pleased to see him. They hugged. "I'm sorry to be dropping by like this," he apologized as he went inside the unit. "Matt, you're always welcome to drop by whenever you want. …

Boris Tells His Parents

"This is dreadful," Mrs. Knightley said, shaking her head. "I'm so very disappointed right now. I was so looking forward to your wedding. I can't believe that there isn't going to be one." "I'm very disappointed to, Son," Mr. Knightley said. "So, was not being in love with you the only reason why she broke …

Matt Rebukes Gina

It was a quiet Sunday afternoon and Matt was on the sofa reading a book on The Pregnant Guppy, the first of the Guppy line of aircraft produced by Aero Spacelines. The book was a Christmas present from Joel and Kira. It was a perfect choice because he was interested in transport aircraft and the history …

Not Giving Up

"Gina and Matt are expecting again," Kira told Joel. "Really? How did you find out?" "Gina called me at the office this morning." "You look upset, Honey. What did she say to you?" "After I congratulated her. She asked me about us. I told her that we were trying and she said that we can …

Afiya’s Story

I'm a Somalian student who met and fell in love with an older Lebanese man. I met him through a mutual friend during Ramadan. I was immediately attracted to him and I could tell that he was attracted to me too but the friend who introduced us warned me not to get my hopes up. …

Doing Your Pleasure

"So, how is that gorgeous husband of yours?" "He's fine, thanks. These are from him." "What lovely flowers. What's the occasion?" "No occasion. He likes to send me flowers once a month." "Oh, how sweet. You're so blessed to have such a great man." "Yes, I am. Diana, I need to talk to you about …

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