Sarika Attends Saanvi’s Dinner Party Alone

Sarika walked in, feeling self-conscious. She was tempted to turn around and leave. If only Trishan could have come with her but he had to work late. He encouraged her to go to the dinner party. "You know that Saanvi will be disappointed if you don't go," he told her. Saanvi was her cousin. "Here …

Laird’s and Martina’s Big Day

It was finally here--the big day and he was both nervous and excited. As he sat there in the living room of his flat, he thought about his life before he met Martina. How could he have existed for so long without her? She was the most beautiful and exciting woman he had ever met …

One of Many Possessions

Photo by TUBARONES PHOTOGRAPHY on Pexels.com I love my husband very much but I feel like I’m just another one of his many possessions.  He’s much older than me.  We met when I was still in high-school and after a torrid affair, he married me against the wishes of his family.  I’m black and so, …

Adornment

Who are you to judge another? - James 4:12 It was after the service and she had gone downstairs to use the washroom.  She was at the sink washing her hands when three women walked in.  As she looked at them through the mirror, the ready smile on her face faded when she saw the …

The Precinct

"How's Viola?" Franco Manetti asked his friend and partner of twelve years, Joe Martin, as he was getting ready to leave for the night. Joe stopped writing his report to look at him, his expression was one of exasperation.  "Why don't you ask her out already?" he demanded.  "You're always asking about her and she's …

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