My parents raised us with the expectation that we were to remain celibate until we were married . . . It is possible to remain abstinent before marriage in our relationships. It requires a commitment and prayer before sexual temptation comes . . . and it will come! It is in that context this book is penned, The Virgin Chronicles. Chapters of love, challenges and triumph in relationships . . . mistakes made . . . prayers and promises kept. Does God care who we marry? Does He influence our choice for a mate? Can a parent influence the decision to remain abstinent before marriage? Be strengthened with the knowledge that at age 39, someone has experienced the struggle and continues to strive daily to remain saved, single and celibate. Chapter 1 - GARY Kissing was no longer enough . . . While I did not want to lose him, I knew in my heart I would not sleep with him. If I say, "No!" I stand the chance of losing a man I cared deeply about . . . Chapter 2 - EVERETT I crossed the line with Everett I had originally drawn in my previous relationship . . . Chapter 3 - BRADFORD We were on our way down a path we knew we didn't want to be on . . . Chapter 4 - CARTER The most precious thought I experienced with Carter was to know I was "in love" with this man undeniably and . . . I NEVER EVEN KISSED HIM! The Youth Director for New Beginnings Agape Christian Center where her brother, Dr. Andre McGuire, is the Senior Pastor. The Founder of Project Care-a-Lot, a youth program designed to discuss abstinence, peer pressure and relationships. At the age of thirty-nine, she has remained celibate, waiting for her husband. The Virgin Chronicles is her first in a series of books God has seasoned her to write. The Virgin Chronicles II . . . The Last Chapter is expected the Fall 2007.