SAPPHIRE (CHAPTER 10)

Sapphire still shook with rage as she walked alongside Jane, holding her hand as she carried both their bags. She didn’t need to ask any more questions. Jane walked with her head down, her hand clammy with sweat. Sapphire thanked God her sister had at least managed to stop crying. “Smile and say hello, Jane.”…

OBSESSION; How much is too much?

In the recent past, a friend and i were glancing through some old photos of our other friends she had lying on her desk. Several of them were of one particular friend of ours, tending to various chores for the camera. “That’s how I remember her,” my friend said. “She was obsessed with having everything…

Take a breather

It’s easy for us to drown in the sea of day-to-day activities. Some of us, myself included, become so immersed in everyone and everything with a sense of urgency and expediency; we become almost mechanical “beings,” executing tasks just to complete them. It’s almost as if catching a breath of air, and not a forced…