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

COMMON STRANGERS

Carly steered her SUV down the gently winding road that led into the center of the large cemetery. As she pulled into her usual parking spot, she glanced to her left and saw the same blue minivan that was almost always there. For several months she had crossed paths with the woman who drove the … Continue reading COMMON STRANGERS

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