empty hospital beds

After the Car Accident

After a few minutes of struggle Izzy hoisted herself to sitting, and eased her bruised feet from under the covers. One was wrapped in a cast like a club. The effort made her ribs ache. Gripping her gown for support, she pushed off the bed and stood. An alarm went off. Determination creased her jaw Read more about After the Car Accident[…]

fronts of parked cars

Sleeping in the Parking Lot

When Roger heard of his church’s program to allow homeless families to park overnight in their lot, he volunteered to watch over the lot on Monday and Thursday nights. He would provide directions to the bathroom and make sure no harm came to those who slept. The church, in the middle of Portland, had only Read more about Sleeping in the Parking Lot[…]