BENEATH THE PIN OAK

On a spectacular April afternoon in 1929, a six-year-old girl eagerly followed her father to the northwest corner of their acreage. Having to take four steps to each one of his, she struggled mightily to keep up, but she wanted to be there for the big event. Although her dad lived with impaired vision, the … Continue reading BENEATH THE PIN OAK

A CHRISTMAS EVE MEMORY

THE NIGHT OF DECEMBER 24th, 1994 The troubled man huddled beneath the rickety bridge as the blizzard raged all around him. Sadly, he’d been homeless long enough for it to have taken a harsh toll on his body and mind. Shivering uncontrollably as the howling wind whipped through the gaping holes in his tattered blanket, … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS EVE MEMORY

SECRET MIRACLES

The passenger train, carrying almost one thousand souls, jumped the tracks going 50 mph. In little more than a split second, the peaceful tranquility of the countryside was shattered by the horrific grinding of metal and steel being tangled and crushed, leaving fragile human beings trapped inside the ghastly wreckage. On that unforgettable spring day … Continue reading SECRET MIRACLES

THE CARDINALS

Rebecca smiled at her elderly father sitting across the table. He was having a good morning and seemed more alert and aware than usual. She took a second to remind herself about how important it was to appreciate these moments because she knew that eventually, they were going to come to an end. William Brickstone … Continue reading THE CARDINALS

FORGIVENESS

On a warm summer evening, an innocent dinner date was about to turn into a life-changing event because, as we all know, what seems like it’s going to be one thing – can sometimes turn out to be quite another. And that was never more true than on this particular occasion. Looking around the busy … Continue reading FORGIVENESS