Story of the Week

Satellites and Violets

In this sweet story of a love that transcends the boundaries of life and death, we meet Gina, whose twilight years are filled with memories of her beloved husband Jim. And we meet Jim, who prepares a post-life home for their reunion. In “Satellites and Violets”, love endures beyond our mortal existence. 

Shannon Hilson

Satellites and Violets

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Gina was old now by nearly anyone’s standards. Her face was wrinkled and her joints creaked when she moved, especially first thing in the morning

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