PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their … Continue reading Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine
Mama was never the same after losing Grandpa, her twin sister, Charlene, and my brother Braylon. Mama stared into my brown eyes, grabbed ahold of my braids and whispered, “I will keep you safe Ashanti, no matter what. My life … Continue reading LOSS by Carol Lauver | Flash Fiction | PAROUSIA Magazine
“Grace…I will name her Grace” – Olanipekun Ifeoluwa
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LIGHT IN A TUNNEL It was the 24th of December, Esther sat in her apartment feeling quite lonely, outside her apartment was buzzing with the Christmas spirit but she wondered why she felt nothing. It was the same experience … Continue reading LIGHT IN A TUNNEL by Peace Ufedojo Haruna | Fiction | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine
Grace & Beauty After my first year of college, I moved into a house near the university at the end of a narrow road. The owner of the house, a stout, blond woman named Christine, worked for the company that … Continue reading Grace & Beauty by April Vázquez | Fiction | PAROUSIA Magazine
AL! She screamed at the top of her lungs. How could you do this? You know what I was saving that money for.
I’m sorry. I can’t watch you suffer when you have the means to end your suffering. Live one day at a time, trusting in God.
A CHRISTMAS OF SPREAD FRAGRANCE “Odun n lo so pin o Baba mimo “, the song punctuated my sleep that chilly morning. I dragged the blanket reluctantly off my squeezed face, yawned and searched for the light switch on … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS OF SPREAD FRAGRANCE by Adesina Ajala | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine
A SAMOYA VILLAGE CHRISTMAS You would know that it was a big deal when you started seeing women with nylon sacks trooping mother’s hut in the absence of father that a new season was approaching. They would conveniently make … Continue reading A SAMOYA VILLAGE CHRISTMAS by Denis Waswa Barasa | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine
UNCLE KỌ́LÁ “I curse them in the name of Jesus; I bind them in the mighty name of Jesus! Let your heavenly fire burns them! Burn their brain so that they will become mad! Burn their legs so … Continue reading UNCLE KỌ́LÁ by Stephen Adinoyi | PAROUSIA Magazine
Who is like God? I used to believe all of Father’s words. I used to believe that God is good all the time and… the inverse. That church is the house of that God, and that He makes things … Continue reading Who Is Like God by Ernest O. Ogunyemi
The Man Who Forgot To Die (A novella by Michael Mulvihill) Chapter 1 What particularly comes to his mind, when Claudius thought of his state of being that he was now heir to was the icon, “Softener of … Continue reading FICTION | The Man Who Forgot To Die (Chapter 1) by Michael Mulvihill
WHAT LIES BEHIND FACES A Christmas Tale “Move!” came the single shout of the Captain, Chris. It lacked the bark of an order, though the loudness indicated it was directed at the men. It registered to a few … Continue reading FICTION | WHAT LIES BEHIND FACES by Su’eddie Vershima Agema