THE COMPASSION EXPERIMENT

THE COMPASSION EXPERIMENT is the powerful story of a young woman with a developmental disability named Teresa, who is struggling at her job in the kitchen of an assisted living facility. Just when it appears she is about to be let go, it’s discovered that while unsuccessful at washing dishes, she possesses a far more valuable ability that she happily uses to create positive change in the lives of the residents. This uplifting story about how one person can make a difference will touch you. *** Please click on the title.

THE MAN WITH THE STICK

Kylie is a seven-year-old girl with a developmental disability. Every day she faithfully watches from the window as an older man slowly walks by with a cane. Eventually, she meets Albert, and the mysterious man opens up a world she and her mother never expected. They learn that he had polio as a child, and because he missed so much school, he is illiterate. But although he cannot read or write, they discover that Albert is the wisest person they’ve ever met. *** Please click on the title.

THE RAIN

It’s not an easy thing knowing you are going to die, but Kathleen knew that would soon be her fate. Her illness had progressed to the point that the final outcome was now a certainty. She had enjoyed a satisfying career as a nurse. In fact, in 1952, she was one of the first black … Continue reading THE RAIN

THE LADY IN THE PARK

As she sat alone on the park bench, Eloise folded her arms together to stay warm. She was glad she had worn her sweater because the breeze had picked up slightly and the late afternoon sun was temporarily obscured by clouds. Autumn had always been her favorite season. The heat of summer finally receded and … Continue reading THE LADY IN THE PARK

THE EULOGY

Even though the church was small, Reverend Hansen estimated it was less than half full. Only the immediate family and a few acquaintances had bothered to come together on this blustery January day to pay their last respects to Donald Phillips, a man who, during his eighty-plus years of life, had survived a multitude of … Continue reading THE EULOGY