NO REASON TO STARE

As is so often the case, Charlie Goodwin had no idea that this was the day that would change the rest of his life. Convinced that he had made the right decision when he asked to be transferred, he felt good about how his first week had started. After eighteen months with the small regional … Continue reading NO REASON TO STARE

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE

For seven human beings and their families, Friday, August 29, 2014, would be a long hot summer day unlike any other.   Daniel McConnell was a 53-year-old financial advisor, married for 28 years with two sons and a daughter. In 1998 he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. His kidneys had begun to fail 36 … Continue reading A CELEBRATION OF LIFE

REDEMPTION

Some people believe it is karma or fate that brings two human beings together at a precise moment in time, but the man behind the wheel did not believe in such things. On a cool overcast Saturday morning in early March of 1983, Russell Lynwood was driving alone on a street he had been down … Continue reading REDEMPTION

A FATHER’S LOVE

It was sixteen days before Christmas 1963. The nation had buried President Kennedy just two weeks before. As they drove to the grocery store, three-year-old Richard was standing in the front seat of the car next to his mom. This would be a quick trip. She wanted to get back before her husband Thomas got home … Continue reading A FATHER’S LOVE