My Guardian Angel

Submitted by Windy Frazier February 2010 Windy knew her grandfather was not an average man. His unbreakable spirit could inspire anyone. While serving in the army he suffered a terrible accident that handicapped him from the waist down. Years later it even became...

A Christmas Spirit of Love

Submitted by Pam Boswell July 2010 One cold winter evening in 1998, Pam was snug and secure in her living room engaged in a labor of love. Her husband happened to be out of town but she didn’t mind. She welcomed the occasional solitude because those times allowed her...

Remembering Ma

Submitted by Jack “Chuck” Provine February 2010 Chuck sat on the front porch of his Grandparents old home place, exhausted from a day of cleaning & packing. The sad responsibility of removing a lifetime of possessions had fallen on Chuck but he felt...

Never Give Up

Submitted by Renee Canada January 2010 The excitement in the air was practically tangible. Renee had been accepted into the University of Memphis nursing program and her list of things to take care of before classes began that fall seemed endless. There was perhaps a...

My Grandfathers and Me

Submitted by Julie James November 2009 Recalling childhood memories often bring to mind warm, secure, happy thoughts of our loving grandparents. They influence our lives in a way our parents cannot. Quoting the famous author Alex Haley, “Nobody can do for little...

A Love of Lilies

Submitted by Jenna Printup Weaver October 2009 Young girls can be strongly influenced by the women in their life. Such was the case for Jenna. Growing up she spent a lot of time with her great-grandmother who was lovingly referred to as Nanny. She was a petite,...