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.
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
Peter Redmond was in a good mood. He was always happy when it was his weekend to have his son stay with him. The divorce had become final eight months before, but he and Dana remained on friendly terms because they both wanted what was best for Logan. Although incompatible as a couple, their complete … Continue reading SELF-INFLICTED
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