THE HANDMADE GIFT

Joan and Karla are women of different generations who are brought together through a heartbreaking tragedy in the distant past and a moment of tremendous joy in the present. And although they don’t meet face to face, they have a beautiful connection because they are both the mother of a child with Down syndrome. But why their lives intersect is a powerful story about overcoming the greatest pain there is in life and somehow finding the strength to go on. *** Please click on the title.

A MOTHER’S LOVE

Haley Young sat nervously in her living room not knowing what to expect. The surprising phone call on Monday afternoon had left her shocked and apprehensive – but also curious. She had been contacted, out of the blue, by a person she never thought she would hear from. And now, two days later, that person … Continue reading A MOTHER’S LOVE

AN INNOCENT VICTIM

Freshman Congresswoman, Mary Louise Givens, stood in the House Chambers and delivered the following speech to a gathering of her fellow Representatives and to the American citizens who filled the gallery.   I am speaking to this body today because I have a responsibility to acknowledge the individual that inspired me to seek public office. … Continue reading AN INNOCENT VICTIM