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

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

FADING AWAY

Jim Haley pushed the doorbell for the third time and guessed correctly that his sister was not wearing her hearing aids. He waited for a couple of seconds and then rapped forcefully on the door. After a few more moments he finally heard noise from inside. Slowly the door was unlocked and opened slightly. Jim … Continue reading FADING AWAY