​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  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 wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued…

YOU TOO CAN SURRENDER NOW by Chinedu Vincent Okoro

  YOU TOO CAN SURRENDER NOW As I looked up, behold a woman whose dress sparkled like the bright morning stars. Her eyes were dripping with blood. I wondered what could make the beautiful lady to shed blood. I was still wondering when she pointed to the ground, to my right. As I looked where…

Non Fiction | Joy To The World by Luisa Kay Reyes

  Joy To The World               From “Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring” to “Joy To The World” the merriment and joyful spirit of Christmas resounds in every holiday Christmas Carol sung throughout the world.  And when I was a little girl first learning how to play the piano, “Joy To The World”, was the…

​THE PASSOVER! by Ayo-Oluwa Oloyede 

I was going to beat my son that day and surging into the room, my wife cornered me, eyes laced with tears, on bent knees, pleading for him. She noticed he had slight fever when she touched him before I came in and she knew he wouldn’t be able to bear my spanking at that…

A Message from the Angels by Rebecca Willman Gernon

  “What am I supposed to do?  Where am I supposed to move? Tell me. Give me a sign.” I’d lost track of the number of times this had been my prayer.  I waited impatiently, wondering how and when God would answer. In less than six months, the government agency I worked for would close…

2017 Best Of The Net Nominations | PAROUSIA Magazine 

As the Editor of PAROUSIA Magazine, I’m pleased to nominate the following poems for Sundress Publications’ 2017 Best of the Net Anthology. Congratulations to all nominees.  NON-FICTION Santa’s Wish List by Luisa Kay Reyes FICTION The Exorcism by Doohemba Gwa POETRY a love poem by Rick Davis …His Bone Cord by Francis Annagu Holy Thursday Blues by Kariuki wa Nyamu…

NON FICTION | THE RISING by Linda Osuagwu Onyinyechi

                                                                            THE RISING Its Easter time! Therefore a time for a little break from all those works to be done at the workplaces, all the paperwork piled up to be done in the office, calm our heads from all the “yes sir’s and Ma’s”, from jumping into the traffic just to meet…

YOUR PRIME IDENTITY by Michael Oluseun

When Jesus came to Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘who are the people saying I am?’ well they replied, some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah; some Jeremiah or one of the other prophets. “Then He asked them, ‘who do you think I am?” Simon Peter answered, “The Christ, the Messiah, and The…

A Bleeding Conscience by Simeon Sodeinde

As a member of staff and part-time photographer under professional photographers in a showbiz and entertainment company, I have had the chance to meet and see a number of celebrities. Ranging from on-screen/on-air personalities to recording artistes and actors etc. I have even had direct contact with some of them, but more importantly I’ve been…

Santa’s Wish List by Luisa Kay Reyes

    When I decided to respond to an advertisement I saw in the newspaper, soliciting musicians to double as bell ringers for The Salvation Army, my Mother panicked.  “People will think you are a recovering alcoholic.”  she said.  Puzzled by her comments, I ignored her warning, and showed up for the interview, anyway.  And…