Neval Anthony Dormer

He was of mixed ethnicity. His father, Franklin Dormer was a wealthy Englishman and his mother, Sumitra was an Indian moor. They met when Sumitra and her widowed mother left their home in Mumbai to work on a tea plantation. The tea plantation was owned by Dormer. He lived there with his wife, Alexandra. They …

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The Guest

"Is Éliott here yet?" Daphnée asked, running to the window. Her mother laughed. "No, you silly girl. Finish getting dressed." "Yes, Mother." Mrs. Pelletier quickly left the room. She went to the kitchen to check on the dinner. The doorbell rang and her son, Louis answered the door. Minutes later, he popped into the kitchen …

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A Teacher’s Confession

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "Good Morning, father." "Good Morning." She quickly made the sign of the cross before saying, "Bless me father, for I have sinned. It has been five months since my last confession. These are my sins.” Father Culpepper listened as she confessed her sins briefly and clearly. "Father, I'm truly sorry …

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Jason’s Announcement

Jason was in his living-room, sitting on the floor, looking over a music sheet while having a cup of hot Kenyan yellow tea. It was 7:15 so it was too late to call his father. It was after mid-night there. He would have to call in the morning. He had exciting news to tell him …

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A Mother’s Day Wish

It was Mother’s Day and Mrs. Kiesler was hoping that her son would make an impromptu visit.  It was strange that he hadn’t visited the family last year, not even for Christmas.  The church probably couldn’t do without him.  Her heart filled with pride.  Her son, the priest. 48 Words This was written for the …

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Call on the Lord’s Name

And whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved - Acts 2:21, MEV iStock Photo The apostle Paul further explains why by calling on the name of Jesus, a person will be saved. In his letter to the Romans, he wrote, "that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe …

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Behold, Your Savior and King

“Tell the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your King is coming to you, Lowly, and sitting on a donkey,A colt, the foal of a donkey’” - Matthew 21:5, NKJV What an exciting time this was for the people and disciples when Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem. People were spreading their clothes on the road while others …

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Teach Your Children About God

And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up - Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 (New Living …

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Not My Son

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot “Winnie, the taxi’s here,” Albert Cheung called to his wife who was in the hotel suite's bathroom. She entered the bedroom.  “There’s no reason to yell,” she scolded him.  “I’m not deaf.” “I wasn’t yelling.” “You were.” He sighed. “The taxi’s here.” “I know.  I heard you the first time …

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Their Wedding Night

Finally, it was their wedding night. The wedding ceremony had been a truly wonderful experience and after they had exchanged their vows and he had stepped on the glass, the congregation erupted in cheers and applause after shouting, "Mazal Tov!" The reception was very special, with sumptuous food, all kosher, and mocktails. The best part …

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