The Caribbean Expo The Expo was a much bigger occasion than Suzanne had imagined; over the three day period thousands of people flocked to the venue in the Docklands. She made over three times as much money as she had invested in the stand and printing her posters. But it was the third day that … Continue reading Extract from Year One: The Caribbean Expo
Is it possible to be Single, Spiritual...AND Sexual?.
While they were waiting for their food to arrive, Suzanne took the opportunity to pose the question she had been waiting to ask him face to face: “So tell me Charles, why don’t you go to church?” “Well...” Charles paused to think before responding;
Not if you were brought up to believe that sex before marriage is wrong, like me. If on the other hand you were not indoctrinated into any religion, your answer may be a positive, pillow-biting "Yes, yes, YES!" AT LAST! The book thousands of people have thought about writing but never did... ‘Single, Spiritual...AND Sexual!’ … Continue reading Is it possible to be Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual?
Suzanne loved spending time in Charles’ company. Their relationship was intense and passionate, and their arguments equally so. Sometimes they would have a disagreement and then wouldn’t speak for weeks. Despite this, it was as if the Forces of Nature kept pulling them back together. But was it Love, obsession, or just a natural reaction to each other’s chemistry?
Suzanne felt like she was always sinning, and this just left her in a perpetual state of ‘unworthiness’. She just couldn’t seem to stay on the straight and narrow path! Her spirit was willing, but her flesh was weak. Suzanne didn’t understand why God would give her sexual desires then command her to ignore them until she got married. What if she ended up being one of the sisters in the church who didn’t get married, since there weren’t enough men to go around?
...Even though they were talking about church and God, they were both aware of the underlying current; they were inches away from each other across the table and the heat they both seemed to be generating was beginning to set sparks flying. Charles was very wise and knowledgeable, and had standards, Suzanna thought. He was … Continue reading Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual? Extract from Year One: First Date