Today’s Assignment

Today’s Assignment

Jenny sat at the old one-piece school desk, chin on her hand, staring blankly out the classroom windows. The afternoon sun was blazing across the empty desert. From this side of the school building that’s all one could see – not the El Paso skyline, nor...

Memory Day

Orange is a sad color; like the faded tones of the dying sun at the end of the day, it is the color of loss. I stare out the window with unseeing eyes, but my heart sees the rows of bodies on their orange-draped funeral scaffoldings that lined the great square –...
The Legend of the Moon Dancers

The Legend of the Moon Dancers

When First Man and First Woman first came to walk upon the earth, they had only each other to rely on, as the animals walked separately. At this beginning time, Power flowed freely among the Fur People, but even the animals suffered from the cold and starving times of...
Family Together

Family Together

In the generations before the birth of Christ, the twelve sons of Jacob, renamed Israel by the angel with whom he wrestled) had gone their separate ways and formed twelve tribes of the children of Israel, settling in different areas of what was then the land of...
With the Lord, nothing is impossible

With the Lord, nothing is impossible

Zechariah accepted that life was not always fair, and that people were not perfect. But still it rankled the way people blamed his lovely Elizabeth for her barren state. Some even dared to tell him he should divorce her and find a young wife who would bear him sons....