THE ACCEPTANCE OF LOVE

Christine McIntyre had done everything she could to treat her patient with compassion and sensitivity – but she could not bring herself to approve of his lifestyle. Standing at the front door of the beautiful suburban home, she was confident that in this case, just like all the others she’d been assigned to, the patient … Continue reading THE ACCEPTANCE OF LOVE

UNWORTHY

Julia Binder refused to give up her child. Although Daniel was born with an extra chromosome, which made their lives considerably more complicated, she loved her son with all her heart and she wanted to raise him herself. She had no interest in letting strangers do it. However, as was the custom of the day, … Continue reading UNWORTHY

NINETEEN LOST SOULS

The shooter had his next victim in sight. He took a split second to check his aim, but just as he squeezed the trigger, his target turned ever so slightly. The bullet did not strike the center of Tyler Cassidy’s heart as intended but instead tore through the edge of the left ventricle, exited his … Continue reading NINETEEN LOST SOULS

A COMMON BOND

At 11:00 a.m. sharp the doors opened, and the regulars carefully started making their way into the nondescript community building that played such an important role in their lives. As they entered, they were greeted by the hearty aroma of the noontime meal that the staff of five had been laboring over for several hours. … Continue reading A COMMON BOND

NAMELESS

The house was fully engulfed in flames when Christina Redding pulled up in her car. Eerie colors lit up the night sky as fire danced from the roof to the ground. Although she was forced to park a considerable distance from the burning structure, she could feel the intense heat on her face when she … Continue reading NAMELESS