Despair, Hopelessness, and Faith

I awakened at about 1:00 a.m. this morning weeping and sobbing with the woman in my dream as if I was that woman who loved her husband as much as I love mine.  Something had happened that left the couple destitute, living in a homeless shelter.  Day after day people came in with their families … Continue reading Despair, Hopelessness, and Faith

Frienemies: Chapter Thirty-Six

A Gloom Reflected Rain had stopped progress on the Jackson house for three days. The relentless deluge took its toll in a landslide that blocked Route 20 between Lerona and Pipestem. Work on the railroad between Athens and Hinton had come to a screeching halt. Tempers flared and fists flew at the tavern. Joel wasn’t … Continue reading Frienemies: Chapter Thirty-Six