When All Feels Lost

Submitted by Vijayabanu Chandramouli For Vijayabanu, June 16, 2012, would be a day forever etched in her memory. Not because of celebration, or happy events but because of sadness, loss and utter devastation. She and her husband, solemnly summoned by phone to the city...

Always Beside Me

For the first time in quite a while, Beth felt a tinge of excitement hovering in the background just waiting to erupt. Her thoughts replayed the sequence of events that led to this newfound encouragement. Beth had grown weary of being alone. It had been 20 years since...

A Gift for Grandpa

Submitted by Kim Wencl March 2012 Sunday morning had finally arrived! Excitement compelled Kim to rise from the comforting confines of her bed. Today her enthusiasm could not be curbed as her well-planned preparations came to fruition. The family would be celebrating...

Sign Revealed On Facebook

[pb_slideshow group=”19″] Looking back, Vanda Bubear would be the first to acknowledge the similarities between her life and a world-class roller coaster. Filled with highs and lows, she struggled to conquer an overload of senses some would find difficult...

Beauty of a Butterfly

Submitted by Susan Williamson May 2011 [pb_slideshow group=”7″] Susan had already gone through the pain of losing her father eight years earlier. Now, as if that wasn’t enough, she faced the devastating news that her mother, Gerry, had ovarian cancer. Her...

Change of Heart

Submitted by Andrew Nicoll [pb_slideshow group=”1″] Sun bathed the charming farm house with gold and crimson rays as content horses grazed along the picturesque countryside. A sight Andrew and his wife, Anni, had witnessed many times. Their home was the...