Sebastien Calls Maty

Where the devil was she? This was the third time he was calling her and there was still no answer. Did she turn off her cell? If so, why? And why wasn't she answering his calls? Where was she? Was she with someone else? Jealousy ripped through him like a knife at the mere thought …

Binta’s Story

When I was 12 years old, my mother handed me over to an agent. I was crammed into a truck and taken from my home in Benin and across the border into Nigeria. I was crying and scared. I didn't know where they were taking me or why my mother just gave me away to …

What God Wants

If you want to know what God wants, the best place to find out is in the Bible.  One morning I was reading one of the psalms and God clearly spelled out what He wanted from His people.  "O my people, listen as I speak.  Here are my charges against you, O Israel: I am …

Zala’s Story

I'm a Ethiopian Jewish woman living in Israel but life here is terrible for people like me.  We are not welcomed in the Jewish community because of our skin color and we are accused of being "fake Jews".  My husband is a white Israeli Jew.  We met when he came to Gondar, a northern town …

Comforted and Comforting

“The question is not whether you ever gave yourself to God, but whether you are His now” ― Elizabeth Prentiss, Stepping Heavenward Elizabeth Prentiss, née Elizabeth Payson, daughter of an American Congregational preacher, Edward Payson, well known for her hymn "More Love to Thee, O Christ" and the religious novel Stepping Heavenward was deeply impacted by …

The Kimono

Since he made the proposition, they had been seeing each other regularly every afternoon, excluding weekends.  She would arrive at his suite at five and he would let her in.  There were the odd occasions where he would be in the suite, waiting for her in the bedroom when she went to clean it and …

A Simple Peasant Girl/Honour #writephoto

Far hath I come to be at thy side, my heart my sole and trusted guide To place upon thy breast this red rose, plucked this morn, a token of my love Beside the note that praises thee for thy services to king, country and God above. I stand here, gazing upon thy countenance, me …

Living in Slums

I told them that even if their situation seems like a mountain, God is mightier than the problem - Nitya Can you imagine being so poor that you live in a shack made of cardboard and plastic?  What if you had to struggle daily just to survive?  Imagine sharing a shanty with ten other families …

Planned Parenthood Videos

I just heard about this video of the undercover exposé of Planned Parenthood's practice of trafficking fetal parts so I watched it and could not believe how callous Deborah Nucatola, the organization's Senior Director of Medical Services was.  She was eating a salad and drinking a glass of wine as she casually talked about extracting the specimens …

Iranian Christian Woman Released From Prison

Imagine being imprisoned for your faith!  For Shahnaz Jayzan and other Christians, this is a sad reality.  Thankfully, Shahnaz was released from prison on January 28, 2014 but with conditions.  Read more about her story in the below email I received from The Voice of the Martyrs Canada.  Please pray for Shahnaz, the Christians in …

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