A Funeral, a Divorce & Cheating

I was sitting listlessly in my living-room. I had just come home from visiting Aunt Savitri after we went to church. The sermon, Compassion Like Christ was very interesting and it held my attention from beginning to end. After the service, we mingled with the minister and other church members before we left. As we …

Unfaithfulness to God

“If a man divorces his wife, and she goes from him and she goes from him and becomes another man’s, shall he return to her again? Shall not that land be greatly polluted? But you have played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to Me, says the Lord” (Jeremiah 3:1). God saw His …

Six Months Apart

"You've been spending a lot of time with Melania since I told you that she's attracted to you. Why is that Matt?" "I haven't been spending a lot of time with Mel." "What about the time you went over to Joel's place and stayed to watch the Star Wars movie because she asked you to?" …

The Costume Party

She was sitting on the sofa when her mother led him into the living-room. He couldn't stop staring at her. She looked exquisite. "Hello, Jabulani," he greeted her quietly. "Hello, Doctor," she replied. "Do you like my costume?" "Yes, I do." "I'm dressed as a swan." "Yes, a very beautiful swan." "And you're dressed as …

Addalyn’s Visitor

"So, the painters are coming on Wednesday," Addalyn said. "It will be nice when the place is finally touched up. I've been trying to get it done "That's good that it will be finished before Christmas," Leila remarked. "So, what are your plans for Christmas this year?" "I don't know. I guess I will curl …

Selfish

"I don't understand why some women do it." "Do what?" "Cheat on their husbands." "I can give you five reasons why a woman cheats. She feels underappreciated, neglected, or ignored. She craves intimacy. She is bored and/or lonely.  She never feels fully loved and appreciated.  She has an intimacy disorder because of some early childhood …

Mary Said Yes!

Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word” - Luke 1:38 When the angel, Gabriel appeared to a young virgin named, Mary, in the town of Nazareth and told her that she would have a Son, she found the news astonishing seeing that she had …

Dawn’s Story

I recently found out that my husband of 20 years has been having an affair with one of his students.  I found out when he told me on day that he had been fired from his teaching position at the university where he had taught for 23 years.   The girl, an African exchange student, was …

No Hitting

I don't think there is anything particularly wrong in hitting a woman, though I don't recommend you do it the same way that you hit a man.  An openhanded slap is justified--if all other alternatives fail and there has been plenty of warning - Sean Connery Just recently I was watching Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with …

Nehemiah’s Prayer

O Lord, I pray, please let Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, and to the prayer of Your servants who desire to fear Your name; and let Your servant prosper this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.” For I was the king’s cupbearer (Nehemiah …

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