THE ENCOUNTER

Kenneth Patterson is a high-powered businessman on his way to an important meeting when he becomes stuck in an elevator with a young man with Down syndrome named Brandon. Feeling stressed, Patterson initially doesn’t understand Brandon’s relaxed acceptance of their situation, but he soon learns a valuable lesson about what truly matters in life as the young man’s honesty and sincerity put everything in the proper perspective. *** Please click on the title.

NO REASON TO STARE

In this heartwarming romantic story, two people struggle with the idea of falling in love. Rita is living with the long-term effects of a traumatic brain injury, and she has difficulty believing that Charlie is as good a person as he seems. Their relationship is encouraged by their friend Zach, a young man with Down syndrome who can sense that Rita and Charlie are perfect for each other, even if they cannot see it themselves. The couple’s journey is filled with surprises that will make you believe in the power of unconditional love. *** Please click on the title.

REMEMBERING

Marcie Wilson rose from the pew and made her way up to the pulpit. This was a moment she had dreaded her entire adult life, but now that it was here, she had no choice but to persevere. In her left hand, she held some tissues and in her right were the notes she had … Continue reading REMEMBERING

THE WOMAN’S VOICE

Elliott Holliman was a good person, but sometimes terrible things happen to good people and it is how they react when tragedy strikes that makes all the difference. Unfortunately, Elliott knew this all too well from personal experience. He closed his office door as the last member of the meeting left. The late afternoon gathering … Continue reading THE WOMAN’S VOICE

HAUNTED BY FACES

Ninety-year-old Jake Gaffen, a kind man with a face that disguised the challenges he’d experienced in life, relaxed in his favorite chair as he quietly watched the activity going on around him. Several men sat at a large table playing dominoes. There was good-natured banter about cheating, but Jake was not exactly sure how you … Continue reading HAUNTED BY FACES