Taliban Restrictions & Assignments

"What's the matter, Honey?" Dushan asked Chioma. "Remember how I told you that I really wanted that assignment on the latest Taliban restrictions on Afghan women?" "Yes." "Well, Lydia decided to send Josh, one of our male reporters instead." "Did she tell you why she decided to send him instead of you?" "She said 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 …

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 …

Jennifer and Eric

Jennifer and Eric were hanging out together in the park on a Sunday afternoon. They had spent a couple of hours at the library completing assignments. Before heading home, they decided to go for a walk in the park. They talked about school, their friends, families, church and other things as they walked. "Have you …

It’s Time

Their lives don’t matter. Their cries fall on deaf ears. They can’t breathe. They suffocate.  They die. Their lives don’t matter. But that’s not true. Their lives do matter. That’s why we protest. That’s why we march. Enough is enough. It’s time for change. It’s time for action. It’s time for justice. It’s time to …

My Marvelous God

"You can be sure of this: The Lord has set apart the godly for himself. The Lord will answer when I call to him. Don't sin by letting anger gain control over you. Think about it overnight and remain silent. Offer proper sacrifices, and trust in the Lord. Many people say, "Who will show us …

It’s Time

You said it wasn’t your intent to hurt me but you did. You said it wouldn’t happen again.  But it did. You promised that things would get better but they haven’t. You swore you would change but you haven’t. I love you but there’s a limit to what I can take. I said that I …

The Lapel

"The interview will commence in ten minutes so you need to go over there and fix his lapel."  Rhea was mortified.  "I can't," she protested. "Don't be silly," Angela snapped.  "You're responsible for making sure that the guests look good in front of the camera.  Now get over there and fix the lapel or you …

It is What it Is

“Have you told your parents?” she asked, toying with the straw in her milkshake. He shook his head.  “Not yet.” She sighed.  “How long are you going to keep putting it off?” “I promise, I will tell them—when the time’s right.” “And when will that be?” “I don’t know.  My parents are old fashioned…” “So, …

The Second Date

Marla was taking a stroll on her last vacation day in the summer, enjoying the quiet neighborhood close to where she lived and the beautiful weather when her cell rang.  It was Dean.  Smiling she answered it.  "Hi, Dean. "Hi, Marla.  I just wanted to call and tell you that I had a really great …

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