By the River

They knew each other since they were children. Her mother, a pregnant, escaped slave somehow found her way to his people. His parents took care of her and when she died, they raised her daughter. He was four when she was born. He loved her from the moment he saw her. He was very protective …

It’s No Secret

"Bev, I've been meaning to ask you a Bible question." "What's the question?" "Isn't Jesus coming secretly? Doesn't it say in the Bible that there will be two people in a field and one will be taken and the other one left behind?" "Yes. It does but this is talking about two sets of people. …

Taahira’s Story

People stare at me because of the tribal marks on my face.  I wish I never had them.  I wish I knew what I looked like without them.  Before I left Nigeria, I asked my mother about them.  She said that she and my father were merely upholding traditional practices. I wished that I was …

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