DEADLY FORCE

Officer Hernandez was struggling to remain conscious. The repeated blows to his face and head had rendered him helpless, and with the pain intensifying, he was quickly becoming weaker. Because he knew his life was in danger, all he could think about was his wife of eleven years and their two young sons.   Now on … Continue reading DEADLY FORCE

A MAN OF COURAGE

We never know when we will experience a moment that has a meaningful impact on our lives – but for Jack Sayers, that moment happened in the most common of places; a crowded restaurant at lunchtime. Even though his veterinarian practice was just a few blocks away, Jack had never been to this particular eating … Continue reading A MAN OF COURAGE

THE HANDMADE GIFT

The frail elderly woman sat in her favorite chair next to the window. Shafts of sunlight streamed in as her eighty-three-year-old hands lovingly sewed her latest baby quilt. Joan had been making them for almost sixty years now, and as long as she was physically able to keep putting together the beautiful colors and patterns … Continue reading THE HANDMADE GIFT

A LETTER OF HOPE

Lauren opened her eyes and took a moment to get her bearings. After blinking a couple of times, the fog cleared, and she remembered she’d stretched out for a nap on the living room couch. As she slowly sat up, the residual soreness from the C-section two weeks earlier made her wince. However, when she … Continue reading A LETTER OF HOPE

THE ENCOUNTER

Kenneth Patterson was desperately late. Everything had gone wrong this morning, and unfortunately, this was one of the most important days of his career. Even the cab he’d taken had broken down. Now there were just minutes to get to the meeting that could secure his future. As he rushed for one of the six … Continue reading THE ENCOUNTER