On this Memorial Day weekend, I wonder what Mr. Bung-Ly is thinking as he gathers with his family.
April, 1975 the fall of Saigon. Thousands of South Vietnamese scramble to leave the country or face sure death. Ly, a South Vietnamese Air Force Major, loads his family—his wife and five children—into a [...]
But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.
~ Matthew 24:36
The Monday that was not-to-be is here. The sun once again rises above the horizon. The kids rush off to school. Coffee brews. Traffic fills the highways. [...]
One snowy morning in a small Pennsylvania town, a high-speed train came thundering down the rails from Boston en route to Washington. It swiftly cut through the cold air reaching speeds upwards of 110 mph. 16-year-old Gina and her best friend, 15-year-old Vanessa, hurried onto the tracks as the speeding train quickly approached. The [...]
We inherit many things from our parents. My brother has my dad’s talent for storytelling and unabashed tendency to laugh at his own jokes. My sister got my mom’s eye for decorating. I did not. I did, however, get my father’s gift of gab. I’m not nearly the salesman he is, but I have [...]
He would never say it and you would never know it, but a member of Navy Seal Team 6 could be right beside you. You might exchange small talk about how awesome Auntie [...]