Jill's Stories

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Swing Stations

With only time for a speedy switch of your horse, there’s just time for a short story.
One Silent Night On a cold night just before Christmas, Emma gets a rare glimpse into the soul of Ike. In the process, the silent rider helps remind her of the true meaning of the season.
Lessons One young pupil of the Sweetwater Schoolhouse explains how he discovered that the most important things in life aren’t always learned in school. (Perhaps his teacher should have him focus on his grammar and spelling next.)

Home Stations

Sit back on your bunk and get comfortable, you’ve got time for a long story.
Birthright A seemingly routine run throws Buck and Ike’s lives into confusion. The appearance of a strange woman raises questions they both need to find answers to, but are they prepared to deal with those answers? What exactly does it mean to be a family?
Written for the “Blood Brothers” contest at the Vaya Con Dios, Ike site
Coming Home *in progress* Ike gets a mysterious letter that sends him back East looking for a long lost family member.

Topic 17: Pieces of the Past



Reaching Hands 'Lighting the Trail Before Us' Series
Do you know what it’s like to be invisible? To know you could disappear tomorrow and no one would really notice? Do you know what it’s like to have years of unanswered questions, unheard cries, unspoken pleas locked inside your head? Do you know how it feels to slowly go mad? I do, and I’ve never forgotten... I know from personal experience you can only tread water for so long before you go under, and then it takes another to save you.

Ike and Emma in One Silent Night