Glorify God

Acts 9:36-42 God’s purpose is to bless us. Our purpose in life is to glorify Him. When we glorify God, we are celebrating whom He truly is. We glorify God with all that we have—our time, talents, finances, etc. Tabitha had time. Part of glorifying God is impacting other people’s lives. Tabitha used her time …

A Rainy Night

She sat there in the car watching the rain come down relentlessly, asking herself why on earth had she ventured out on such a miserable night?  Was she that desperate to find out if the rumors were true?  From where she sat, she couldn't tell if anyone was home.  There were no lights in the …

The Determined Teacher

There has been only a marginal improvement in Timid Tom’s reading and writing abilities.  However, with great determination and unwavering faith in her pupil, his English teacher continues to help him. 31 Words Getty Image This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. This was also posted for January …

The First Date

Tatiana Walters was heading home after class when she spotted Alexei Novik, the Belarusian guy who was in her Psychology class. They spoke a couple of times. He seemed quiet and reserved. She liked him and wondered if he would think her very forward if she were to ask him out on a date. She …

Christmas in Tampa

Sami finished his conference call and when it was finished, he stood up and stretched.  Sometimes, those calls could be so tedious.  He was hungry.  Perhaps he should have Thai food delivered.  He picked up his phone and called his secretary.  "Hannah, could you call Mengrai Thai, order my usual and have it delivered at …

Lauren’s Life

"You can drop me off here," Lauren told her classmate, Katie.  They stopped in front of her family's house.  She grabbed her knapsack and pushed open the door.  "Thanks for the ride." Katie smiled.  "No problem.  Nice home.  Want me to pick you up tomorrow?" "No, thanks.  I'll take the bus.  I can catch up …

Love at the Library

The moment he walked into the library, he had her attention.  She had seen him a couple of times before.  He would sit at a particular table and spend the next couple of hours reading the same book.  One evening when he left the table for a brief moment, she walked by on the pretense …

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 …

A Failed Plan

The young ladies were all in a tizzy because Mr. Edmond McFadyen was joining them for dinner that evening.  Mr. Burrows had taken the liberty to extend the long overdue invitation when he had the pleasure of bumping into the young man at the gentlemen's club that morning. Ever since the McFadyens had moved into …

The Suitor Calls

It was Friday evening.  Mr. Read was to call on her.  She felt a prickle of excitement at the thought of seeing him again.  The week had flown by quickly.  It seemed only a moment ago when she had surprised him in the library where he was composing a note which he gave to her.   …

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