THE POW

1966 Thomas Hutchinson had been flying jets off of an aircraft carrier for almost a year. For the twenty-nine-year-old Navy Lieutenant, it seemed like no two missions over Vietnam were ever the same. Each one had its own special form of risk, but this one had been particularly difficult from the beginning and now it … More THE POW

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 … More THE WOMAN’S VOICE

LASTING LOVE

Edward Griffin could not believe how fortunate he was to be celebrating his sixty-seventh wedding anniversary with Catherine. At the age of eighty-eight, he had to be careful as he made his way to the bed where his wife waited for him, smiling but silent as always. He had not heard her voice in many … More LASTING LOVE

THE SENIOR CENTER

As we grow older, friendship becomes even more meaningful. The women in this story share an unbreakable bond that has withstood the challenges of life.   At 11:00 a.m. sharp the doors opened, and the regulars carefully started making their way into the nondescript community building that played such an important role in their lives. … More THE SENIOR CENTER