It’s Over

I had to do what I've been dreading. It was time to end my four plus year relationship with Sarika. There was no easy way to do it. She was going to be hurt and badly, something which I never wanted. Maybe that was why I stayed in the relationship even though I would have …

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An Unexpected Surprise

Velma stood there in the restaurant's waiting area for her date when she spotted Tadeas. He was alone. Her eyes traveled over his tall frame. He looked very sharp in his suit over the black tee shirt. He spotted her and after a slight hesitation, he went over to her. It was the first time …

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Meeting Martina’s Parents

Photo by Liz Young “Still nervous about meeting them?” Martina asked Laird as they took a shortcut through the shopping mall to her parents’ condo building. “Yes,” he admitted. She gently squeezed his hand.  “Don’t be.  They’re dying to meet you, remember?” He nodded. Fifteen minutes later, they stood outside of the flat.  Martina rang …

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A Long Time to Wait

PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Potter So, this was where Trudy lived with her husband and their kids.  It had been too much to hope that she would wait for him.  Fifteen years was a long time for a woman to put her life on hold.  Still, it was what had kept him going all these …

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Caught in a Lie

“Waiting long?” “Seven minutes.” “Sorry, but I needed my coffee.” “I called last night.” “Was probably in the shower.”  “I saw you with Jonathan at Syzygy.” “Michael, I can explain.” 30 Words This post is based on Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt word: Syzygy and M’s month of July prompts – #15 – Sorry, but I needed my …

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For Better or For Worse

"How long are you going to continue looking out that window?  She's not coming back.  Sooner or later you must accept that." He didn't answer.  Her words cut to the core but he refused to believe that Brittany was gone forever. "She got tired of waiting and decided that it's time to move on.  Can't …

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Waiting/Yearning #writephoto

I drift from memory to another, yearning for you.  Why did it have to end?  I thought we were so happy. You said that you loved being with me.  Being in my arms was where you longed to be.  You said it made you feel safe.  My kisses warmed your heart. My love was like …

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Temptation

She stood on the precipice overlooking the ocean. Her gaze fixated on the waters as they ebbed and flowed much like the desires that raged inside her.   The drop to the foaming waters was long and it made her think of the great distance that would exist between God and her if she gave into …

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It Takes Courage

Waiting takes courage.  That's what King David implied when he said, "Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!" (Psalm 27:14). Waiting takes a lot of courage especially when you are tempted to act.  You want answers or results right away but God …

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