Catherine Ferguson
Becky Sail

Beacons of Hope


The links before you contain over 30 stories of hope. Each piece was written by an individual who has faced a great life challenge, whether that be an illness, or the passing of a loved one, or injury in war, for a few examples. These stories were not easy for their authors to write, and we are all made better because these authors found the courage and the strength to write and to share. These men, women, and even children know about hope and its many complexities. They are our beacons—lights that shine bright during dark times. 

Donna Cloonan
Marie Johnson
Jack Whelan
Nina LeDoyt
Ryan Hathaway
The Gallahue Family