Posts filed under: Mission Moment

A LIFETIME OF REGRET By Steve Mason   May 6, 2005 was a warm spring day in northeastern Indiana. Our 20-year-old son Chris had arrived home from college the night before, ready to enjoy a 3-day weekend at home. Prior...
A Mother’s Love By; Anne Kimmel and Lois Benjamin   David and Sharree 20 minutes before their lives were taken. Thank you, officers, in advance. Thank you for your protection. Thank you for stopping every person you see driving erratically...
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...