Romance Novel: Day 14

Day’s Verse:
Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
Galatians 5:24

“Hi, it’s Hunter. Guess you haven’t gotten home yet, but I was just calling to see if you were interested in getting together this evening. Some of my friends are getting together at O’Connor’s and it would be a great chance to hang out. Anyway, whatever. Just give me a buzz. I’ll be home.”

Summer, arriving home a little later than usual that Friday, listened to Hunter’s message with powerfully mixed feelings. She most certainly did want to spend the evening with Hunter, and had counted on that, but after last Saturday’s fiasco… Summer certainly wanted to avoid a repeat of last Saturday night. No more clubbing like that. Certainly no more drinking like that—and it hardly seemed to have affected Hunter at all the next day! But Summer wasn’t a drinker, only enjoying the occasional glass with Lance over a fancy dinner or a thin glass of campaign at a party; this hard-liquor drinking didn’t sit well with her, although Summer did enjoy some types of beer in college. Continue Reading >>