Cate, Children & Marriage Proposals

Edward still couldn't believe that Cate was living in convent and in the process of becoming a nun. And he was still reeling from the news that she couldn't have children. How awful for her. No wonder she flipped when she found out that Derrick's wife was pregnant. It brought home the horrible fact that …

Hart and Liliana Meet

Weeks had passed since he returned from San Jose. He went there a year after the anniversary of Coco's death. Eleven years seemed like a long time. They said that time heals the pain of losing someone you loved but that wasn't true. The passage of time may take the edge off of the pain …

Laird Reveals the Ugly Truth

"Laird, I need to talk to you about your sister," Mr. Pendlebury said. They were in Laird's flat, sitting at the dining table. Martina wasn't there. She had gone shopping with her mother. Laird was really not in the mood to talk about Antonia. "What about her?" he asked dispassionately. "She's in a really bad …

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 …

So Final

"How can you be so calm?" she asked as she watched him get dressed. He sat down on the edge of the bed and pulled on his socks. Then, he looked up at her, resting his arms on his legs. "How would you like me to be?" "Upset, sad, anything but this." "I'm sorry, Juliette …

Here We Are

Here we are on the sofa, snuggling. My hand is resting on your chest. I'm listening to your heart beating. You don't see the sadness on my face. You don't know what's on my mind. Your ring is on my finger. We're engaged. Our wedding is in a fortnight. What am I going to do? …

No More Sadness

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away - Revelation 21:4 She was in the shower when it happened.  The pain was deep and the tears flowed like the water …

Praise

I will always praise the Lord.  With all my heart, I will praise the Lord - Psalm 34:1, 2 King David was always praising God.  Every opportunity he got, he praised Him for who He is and what He does in our lives.  Do we praise God?  Do we take the time to praise Him …

Women and Postpartum Depression

For 1 in 8 women, new motherhood is anything but joyous - Health.com Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth - Richard J. Codey Recently on the news …

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, a day many Christians observe.  It commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.  It was the day Jesus was brought before the Roman Governor, Pontius Pilate who after examining Him, declared that he found Him not guilty of anything deserving of death.  When Pilate learned that Jesus …

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