Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wine, Candlelight, and Hot Water

I continue the reading of No Greater Sacrifice by author John C. Stipa, now sharing 100 words of Chapter XXVIII, page 169:

      "...Caressing some bubbles between her fingers, she thought of David. Their recent intimacy touched her deeply. David, the tower of integrity and honor, but with inner demons, finally finding the courage to open up to her. The revelation was humbling. This man had so much going for him, yet he was so shackled by internal strife. His face appeared in the flame of one of the candles. Crippled by self-doubt, he was a flicker of his potential. "Unfulfilled" was the word he had used. How to help him grapple with his fears? I'll find a way.
     The combination of wine..."


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