Luke sat in his chair, twirling a small plastic device in his hand while waiting for his wife to return from work. Since losing his job, he’d taken on the daily chores of maintaining their home. When he decided to clean out their dresser drawers to make more room, he was surprised to find her toy. It was all shiny and new. The implication stung.
The minutes ticked by.
She smiled at him as she opened the door. “Hi, honey. How are you?”
He held up the toy.
She gave him a hurt look. “You found your surprise.”