His Life

What a miserable year this has been, he fumed. His girlfriend dumped him when she discovered that he'd been sleeping with her best friend. He got passed over for a promotion. And his one night stand with his co-worker, Jada had resulted in an unwanted pregnancy. 46 Words Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com This was …

Another Good Year?

Ruth and Gideon were in the drawing-room.  “I hope 2022 will be another good year for us,” he said. It won’t be for me if I can’t win Dushan back. “More champagne?” “No, thanks.  I’m going to bed.  Goodnight.”   Disappointed, he kissed her.  “Goodnight, Ruth.” 45 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing …

Prayer Partner

She had been looking for a prayer partner for a long time but whenever she thought of someone and called her, it wasn't a good time for the person or she wasn't interested. The past year had been hard. Her marriage of fifteen years ended in divorce. They had gone for counseling but he decided …

Riches

She was rich and successful She had everything she Wanted and more… Life was exciting Full of events, parties, charities Money was never an issue She could buy whatever she wanted fly off to any part of the world. She had been in and out of Relationships. This new one seemed promising He was as …

A Father’s Vow

“If You will indeed deliver the people of Ammon into my hands, then it will be that whatever comes out of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the people of Ammon, shall surely be the Lord’s, and I will offer it up as a burnt offering” - …

Pregnancy At 40 and Older – The Risks

I got pregnant when I was forty and had our son when I was forty-one.  It was a textbook pregnancy.  There were no complications.  I didn't have to have an epidural and the actual delivery took under fifteen minutes.  The contractions although they were bad, they didn't last long.  I have heard some horror stories of …

Oscar History Makers

In light of the Academy Awards which are happening this Sunday, I thought I should salute two women who made Oscar history.  The first is Halle Berry.   Her gut wrenching portrayal in Monster's Ball of a hard-working waitress struggling to raise an obese son while her husband sat on death row earned her the Best Actress Oscar, making …

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