Posts filed under: Mission Moment

A GOD-Story: From Death To Life Patti Foster   Character can be formed, crafted, and shaped in so many different ways… Helen Keller, through her life-long adversity, learned: Character is not developed in quiet and ease. Only through experience of...
“I came across another one of her motivational messages, this time in a photo taken of the palm of her hand, on which she had written: “Finish It.”  That short message, which I now wear 24/7 on a bracelet on...
Jill C. Mason Sacramento, California   On April 11, 2004, I was a 26-year-old triathlete, with a master’s degrees, and a career in marketing with an engineering firm in Mountain View, CA. While on a bike ride on Easter Sunday morning, my boyfriend Alan Liu and I...
“losing a child is an unspeakable pain” A father grieves the loss of his son on New Year’s Day 2017 By: Greg Estep Wise, Virginia   At approximately 2:20am on January 1, 2017, my 21-year old son, Thomas Estep became...
“She was a good person and was committed to making the world a better place”  A mother’s love: by Diane Rickard   Jen was born on July 7, 1986 in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado.  She weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces...
Berkeley, California Officer Aron Belveal talks about a fatal DUI collision he witnessed on his way home from his shift.  “We have to get these kind of people off the streets.” In a few weeks, Officer Aron Belveal will retire...
A daughter’s tribute of love to her father. By Jenny Reyes Walter Reyes was killed by a drunk driver on Jan. 21, 2015 For the last five years of his life, my father, Walter Reyes, rose at 4 a.m. each...
“I told him that I love him”, a brother’s tribute.  By Keith Ellis for Illinois Trooper Gerald Wayne Ellis, killed in the line of duty on March 30, 2019.   How do you describe life after something like this? How...
Officer Kevin Will, Houston, Texas Police Department Memorial Day weekend has historically been a very active weekend for officers to deal with impaired drivers. May 29, 2011 was a special time for The Houston Police Department’s DWI Task Force and...
A drugged driver killed my parents.  Oral fluid roadside testing will save lives and save more families from that pain. By Brian Swift In 2013, a logging truck barreled through a red light and slammed into my parents’ car, killing...