The New Priest

Freepik Image Cassandra Brown stared at the priest who was standing there, praying. She hadn't heard him come in. She had been kneeling in one of the pews, praying the Rosary. He must be new. She had never seen him before and she had been coming to church every Sunday since she moved into the …

Ruth’s Visitor

Ruth was in the garden having a cup of tea. It was a beautiful day. Summer was drawing to a close and soon the cold weather would be there. She wished the warm weather would last. She dreaded having to put on winter coat, scarf, hat, gloves and boots. She hated the snow when it …

Frances Havergal

I have sung this wonderful hymn so many times but it wasn't until recently that I came across the woman who wrote it. Frances Havegal was an English religious poet and hymnwriter. Her two best known hymns are Take My Life and Let it Be and Thy Life for Me, also known as I Gave My Life for Thee. …

Ellen G. White

The words of the Bible, and the Bible alone, should be heard from the pulpit - Ellen G. White, Brainy Quote Ellen G. White born Ellen Harmon was born and raised in a Christian home. Her father was a Methodist. When her family accepted William Miller teachings regarding the imminent return of the Lord, they …

Our Day at Coney Island

I was determined to have a great time today at Coney Island and not think about tomorrow when Maxime was leaving or the days after he was gone. I didn't sleep that well last night and had to force myself to have breakfast this morning. I arrived at his hotel and waited outside for him. …

A Bitter Taste

Antonia watched Laird and Martina, anxious for them to leave. It was torture seeing them together. After Martina and Mr. Pendlebury returned to the drawing-room, talking and laughing, Laird had immediately left her to join them. Even though she lived there, she felt like an outsider and she hated Martina for that. Laird, oblivious to …

Get Real About How You Feel

Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Week in Canada. There is so much stigma attached to mental health that people who are struggling with it suffer in silence because they don't know how others will react. Mental Health affects all of us and we need to have an environment which will offer support and …

Old Neighbors

It was a Sunday and Livia was in the shopping mall, sitting on one of the benches, watching the shoppers when she spotted Darren. They were old neighbors. They went to the same schools and university. She had always had feelings for him but she remembered how a mutual friend once told her, "Forget about …

Childhood Friends

"So, what's up with you?" Jahia asked Hanuel. "You've been acting weird all day." Tney were standing outside of the flat she shared with her mother. "Nothing's wrong," he denied. "Are you sure nothing's wrong--" "I wish you would stop asking me that," he snapped. "I'm sorry--" "I have to go." "But--" "I'll call you." …

Breaking Up

I grew up in a Christian home, read the Bible everyday, went to only Christian schools and attended a Christian university. Most of my friends were Christians. I didn't drink, smoke, go to clubs or even the movies. I didn't read certain types of books and I listened to only two types of music--Christian and …

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