Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Forums Join
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
E
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  



The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!
THE CRITIQUE CIRCLE

BACK TO
CRITIQUE CIRCLE

INSTRUCTIONS
COMPLETE
INSTRUCTIONS HERE

CRITIQUE GUIDELINES

CRITIQUE TIPS

HELP TOUR

It's easy to critique the works of others and get your work critiqued. Just follow the steps below:

1) Post your first piece.

2) You must then critique the work of another member to post another piece yourself.

3) For each critique you give, you earn 1 credit that can be used to post another one of your writings.

4) You can build up credits to be used at another time by giving critiques to others.
Our Daily Devotional HERE
Place it on your site or
receive it daily by email.





TRUST JESUS TODAY

TRY THE TEST





TITLE: The Right to Love, Part V: Resolution (Part 1 of 2)
By Lauren Alan
12/15/09
 SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
 SEND ARTICLE TO A FRIEND

Well, you're all probably anticipating the answer as to what will happen to Charles and Angie's relationship now that Charles's best friend has been shot by a guy who'd intended to kill Charles and Angie's life could be in danger if she and Charles continue to stay together. Well, you're about to find out! Be sure to give me some feedback on what you think, what needs to be changed, etc.! Hope you're enjoying the story! God Bless!
The phone in Angie's apartment rang, and she answered it. "Hello?"

"Baby," Charles said in a frighteningly broken voice, "come over to the lake and meet me. We need to talk--now. Please hurry."

His voice sounded so urgent that Angie quickly said she'd be there, hung up the phone, got into her car, and drove quickly to the lake. She found Charles sitting on a rock, staring at the water. She parked her car, got out, and ran to him. "Charles?"

Charles got up, turned to her, and hugged her tightly, crying all over again. Angie could feel his body trembling. She looked into his eyes. "Charles, what's wrong?"

Charles wiped his face with his sleeve. "Today some Klansmen drove by and aimed a gun at me, intending to kill me for being with you, but Ty, my best friend, pushed me out of the way, and the bullet hit him." More tears splashed onto his face. "Angie, it's only a matter of time before they kill you, and I couldn't take it if they killed you. I'd kill myself. Angie, I can't be your man anymore. I'm so sorry. I'd never hurt you for any other reason, but if I don't hurt you, they will."

Angie was crying now, too. "No!" she wailed, clutching his shirt and leaning into his chest. "Charles, if I can't be with you, I'll die, anyway! I'll go home and kill myself!"

Charles would kill himself if Angie would die either way! He just didn't know what to do. If they stayed together, their enemies would kill them. If they broke up, Angie would commit suicide, and then Charles would kill himself. There seemed to be no true option but death for either of them.

Angie looked into his eyes again. "Charles, I've prayed and prayed and know God wants us to be together. It's not easy, but God, out of love for us, made the most difficult sacrifice to be with us by dying for us. His love for us conquered Satan's hate for us, so I believe our love for each other can stand against the hate my people feel for yours."

Charles gazed into Angie's eyes and realized she was right. When had God ever given people an easy road when it came to doing His will? Moses and his people had to wander in the desert for forty years to escape slavery in Egypt and find the Promised Land. Many of those people didn't even make it to the Promised Land, because they fell out of God's will. Daniel's loyalty to God got him thrown in a lions' den. Mary's consenting to bear Jesus led to scandal when people saw her pregnant before marriage, and they probably didn't believe she was still a virgin when she conceived. They probably didn't believe it for a long time, anyway. Many apostles were killed for preaching the Gospel. However, God greatly blessed His people for their faithfulness, even when it was hard to obey. Charles decided that it was God's will for him and Angie to be together, and even if their togetherness meant they could face more persecution and even death, Charles knew in his heart of hearts that he'd rather die than live for even a minute without the beautiful woman he was holding in his arms at that very moment. He believed God would bless their relationship, too.

"Angie, I absolutely agree. I'm not going to let you go. I believe God will make it possible for us to be together forever, just like we should be."

"Oh, Charles," Angie said as he lifted her off of her feet. They kissed.
The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
YOUR CREDITS

LOGIN HERE




REMINDER:

REMEMBER, this is a Critique Circle. Please try to give a critique to receive a critique. If you do not want to give any critiques, you can use the REGULAR ARTICLE SUBMISSION area. If you are unsure about how to critique, please use the CRITIQUE GUIDELINES and CRITIQUE TIPS.

VIEWING CRITIQUES:

To view your critiques that you receive on any writing, login to your account and click "CRITIQUE CIRCLE MANAGEMENT" to view all of your critiques and edit each piece. Then, click "VIEW CRITIQUES" next to the article title to view critiques on that piece. Comments on all of your writings when using the Critique Circle will not be displayed publicly as regular and writing challenge articles. They can only be viewed by accessing them from your account.