Tali’s commitment to God has wavered for a long time, much to the dismay of her parents. When her surfer boyfriend Cole starts searching for salvation, Tali is drawn back to her Saviour to serve Him. Just as Tali and Cole’s lives become increasingly perfect a series of events happen within a short space of time. Out of these enormous trials facing Tali, a friendship grows unexpectedly with surprising results. Tali has to get strength from her family, her friends and colleagues, but mostly she has to rely on God.
Standing in front of the elevator doors, Number One is the winner today. Well done Number One, I say to myself in a Japanese accent. I laugh out loud as I stare at the doors, wondering what it will be like when the cartoons are up. The elevator stops, and I take a deep breath before walking out and into the marketing office. Josh, Greg and Brett are looking at a huge board covered in cartoons. They’re all laughing so I guess Josh approves of their work. ‘Hey Tali, this is awesome, I can’t believe you came up with this,’ Brett says, lifting the board so I can see which one they’ve finally agreed on. ‘Oh so much for the secrecy, thanks Josh.’ I look at him and from the look on his face I can see he knows I’m displeased. ‘I’m sorry Tali, it was a slip of the tongue, but credit must be given where it’s due, you know,’ he adds sheepishly. ‘So you’ve decided on this one then?’ I say, turning my focus to the board and ignoring Josh’s last statement. I pick up the board, happy to see that they’ve agreed on my first choice. ‘I must admit, it’s pretty amusing. Well done you guys. Think this must be a first in any building ever. Maybe you should patent the rights to it, Josh? You could become famous one day.’ I smile at him thinking that perhaps I shouldn’t always be so sarcastic. ‘And if I do, don’t think you’ll be getting any royalties,’ he smirks. I tell Greg and Brett again it’s a great effort and then leave. ‘You should see the cartoon for the elevator doors, it’s actually quite brilliant,’ I say to Sondra and Cheri as I walk back into the office, ‘should be up in about a week’s time.’ ‘Maybe you’ll get a raise, as it is your idea!’ Cheri says absentmindedly.
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