#StartingOver

Without saying a word, he picked up his bag and climbed the stairs. She couldn’t concentrate. Her heart was pounding in her ears. What had just happened? It seemed a lifetime since he’d driven out of the parking lot and out of her life. A thought came into sharp focus. He left once. He would … Continue reading #StartingOver

#StartingOver

Picking up his phone, he scanned recent calls. His thumb hovered over her number. Then, slowly, he laid it back on the desk. He needed more time. “God, please keep her there,” he whispered. Joy read through the book twice, the last time without crying. She forced herself to get out of the house, to … Continue reading #StartingOver