Nigel Tries to Move On

Nigel was going crazy. It had been weeks since he visited his uncle, Gideon and saw Ruth. She didn't call or text him and many times, he wanted to call or text her but he didn't. He didn't want to pressure her but it was hard. He thought about her all the time and longed …

An Agreement

Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.  The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.  Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, …

The Benefits of Sex

"Today, I read about the benefits of sex," Zina told her husband, Siddh as they were getting ready for bed. She was sitting in the bed and he had just stepped out of the shower. "Really? What are the benefits aside from a very pleasurable experience?" "Well, according to the article, sex keeps your immune …

Be Satisfied

Image by iStock Drink water from your own cistern,And running water from your own well.Should your fountains be dispersed abroad,Streams of water in the streets?Let them be only your own,And not for strangers with you.Let your fountain be blessed,And rejoice with the wife of your youth.As a loving deer and a graceful doe,Let her breasts satisfy you …

A Week Later…

"I finished typing the manuscript," Alexandra told Gerhardt. She had stopped by to drop it off. Gerhardt studied her closely. It was the first time since they made love that they were seeing each other. The Monday after that night, he had to go away on business for a week. "Do you have any regrets, …

At Nigel’s Flat

Ruth and Nigel were at his flat. It was twenty-five minutes past midnight. There wasn't anyone in the lift when they got into it. Nigel was happy about that. After pressing the button for his floor, he leaned against the panel and watched her. "Thanks for coming to my flat," he said. "I'm curious to …

New Year’s Eve with Ruth

Nigel watched Ruth as she mingled and laughed with the other guests. She looked amazing. She had called him that morning to ask him if he wanted to go with her to a New Year's Eve bash one of her colleagues was throwing. "What about Uncle Gideon and Chelsey?" he had asked. "I thought the …

Holiday Season in Bratislava

It was the day after Christmas and the last day for celebrating Hanukkah. Dushan and Chioma were in their hotel suite in Bratislava getting ready to go to his cousin Havel's apartment for dinner with him and his girlfriend, Brigita. Chioma was still getting dressed and Dushan was waiting for her. As soon as Chioma …

Joseph’s Dilemma

Image by Pinterest When Joseph found out that Mary was with child, he being a just man and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded to put her away secretly. But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son …

Ross’s Advice for Ruth

Ruth sat in the restaurant. She was meeting her brother, Ross for lunch. They hadn't seen each other in ages. Out of the blue, he called her and asked her to have lunch with him. She readily accepted. They had always been very close. As she waited for him, her mind wandered to Nigel. He …

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