So Many Obstacles so Little Time

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Ebony Johnson

So Many Obstacles, So Little Time
The car was quiet as the Englands’ headed over to the Nevels’ house. Tiara was nervous and feeling nauseous. She didn’t know if it was the pregnancy or just nervous jitters. When they arrived at the Nevels’ house, Ms. England turned off the car and looked at Tiara. “Don’t worry, baby. Everything will be okay. We are all family now. Everything will work itself out,” Ms. England said to Tiara. They all got out of the car and as soon as they walked on the porch, the front door opened as if someone had been watching them from the front window. It was Jeremy who had opened the door. “Hello, come in. My parents are in the dining room preparing the table,” said Jeremy. He looked at Tiara wanting her to look up at him but instead, she just walked past following her mother. Jeremy led them to the dining room. The Nevels and the Englands exchanged greetings. “Please, have a seat. It was unexpected for you to call wanting to come over to talk, Sheila, but we are glad to have you all here,” said Mrs. Nevels to Ms. England. They all sat down and held hands to pray over the meal. During dinner, they all engaged in casual conversation but Tiara sat there quietly, talking only when someone asked her something directly. Mrs. Nevels and Ms. England cleared the dinner table and loaded the dishwasher while Mr. Nevels, Jeremy, Tiara, and Tiana, Tiara’s younger sister went into the family room to relax. When Mrs. Nevels and Ms. England joined them, Mrs. Nevels didn’t waste any time getting to the purpose of the Englands’ visit. “Ahem,” Mrs. England said clearing her throat, “well, I know that you all came over because there was something that you wanted to discuss concerning Tiara and Jeremy.” Ms. England looked at Tiara as if she was giving her a nonverbal cue to tell her why they were there. “Well, as you all know, Jeremy…...

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