The Orphan

“What’s the matter, Honey?” Ralph Forrester asked six year old Janet as she lay there in bed, crying.  He was there to read to read her a bedtime story as usual and was surprised to find her in her present state.  When he sat down on the bed, she sat up and hugged him.  He …

The Age Difference

"I wish you were going with me," Michelle sighed, looking at Connie as she lay on the sofa with her injured leg elevated on a couple of cushions. "Even if I weren't laid up here with a bad leg, I wouldn't go with you," she told her. Michelle's eyes widened in surprise.  "Why not?" "You're …

A Failed Plan

The young ladies were all in a tizzy because Mr. Edmond McFadyen was joining them for dinner that evening.  Mr. Burrows had taken the liberty to extend the long overdue invitation when he had the pleasure of bumping into the young man at the gentlemen's club that morning. Ever since the McFadyens had moved into …

Young and Divorced

It was hard to believe that this was the same man she married.  They had started off so strong.  They were told that they were too young to get married but they believed that they were ready.  Their love was strong enough to weather any storms that would appear on the horizon.  Or so she …

Mistress of Pembrook

She had walked through the gate at Pembrook Manor, stopping only for a moment to look back at the impressive mansion in the midst of the sprawling land that you could see for miles.  Somewhere in that imposing structure was the man she was running away from.  She knew he had returned from his business …

Rescued

She came from Niger, a place notorious for child marriage. Her name is Abayomi which means "she brings me joy". She was only 14 when her parents insisted that she got married Abayomi was filled with horror.  She had heard stories of  girls as young as seven years  old being sold into marriage. She didn't …

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 …

Power of the Meek

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need - Hebrews 4:16 The power of prayer is remarkable.  We have a God whom we can go to and ask for grace, mercy and help for others or ourselves and He …

God Provides

Psalm 104 Last week Sunday my family and I watched The Great Migration, part of BBC's Nature's Great Events series narrated by David Attenborough. It was set in the Serengeti.  Each year the Serengeti grasslands are teeming with wildebeest and zebra, making it a paradise for the predators that live there.  As long as these animals were around, …

Hansini’s Cross

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven - Matthew 10:32 I was moved when I read the story of Hansini, a young woman who made the decision to follow Christ, no matter what the cost.  She faced persecution from her family and the entire …

%d bloggers like this: