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Books
· Simon the Snowman

· Beside Still Waters

· Under Amber Skies

· Coastal Whispers


Short Stories
· Finding Ricky's Voice

· Worries Are Like Small Potatoes

· Five Generations of Women, Five Generations of Strength

· The Adventures of Gillyboat and Flea

· A Mug of Dreams

· The Man in Gray

· Parsley Rabbit Learned a Life Lesson

· All I Want for Christmas....

· The Grand Prize

· The Magic Bunny


Articles
· Love Letters for Valentine's Day

· Daddy’s Spirit Keeps Fallen Fathers in Children’s Hearts, Year-Round

· Broadcasting Relationship “Status” (on a shirt)? Is It Funny or Desperate?

· Resurrecting Love at Easter: Is It a Good Idea?

· The X’s & O’s of Love & Romance

· Relationship Obituaries: A New Way to Move Forward?

· Marriage Proposals by Women: Tips and Is Trend Really for Leap Year Only?

· The “After-Valentine” Valentine’s Day

· Valentine’s Day Gifts: Are Secrets and Surprises Taboo?

· Re-gifting (for the Right Reasons)


Poetry
· Life As I Now Know It

· For Susan Bachman – Missing from Pennsylvania

· Soft Light of Solitude

· Budding Relationships

· The Heartfelt Gift

· Her Courage

· Bravest of the Brave

· Our Hearts Are Hurting for Boston

· A Soul of Kindness

· One Day at a Time

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· Poem Requested by WBZ-Boston

· Jill Eisnaugle Scores Third Place in Writer's Weekly Contest

· Jill Eisnaugle Wins Two Hallmark Book Contests

· Featured Author on Five More Minutes With

· Card contest win meaningful for daughter, Jill Eisnaugle, on Father's Day

· Jill Eisnaugle's Hallmark Card to be Sold in Stores

· Jill Featured in Galveston County Daily News for Hallmark News

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  Everyday Hero
by Jill Eisnaugle
Thursday, June 25, 2009
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Tuesday evening, June 23, 2009, Houston Police Officer, Henry Canales was killed by an assailant during an undercover operation Officer Canales was working. The officer leaves behind a wife and two children. I share this poem as comfort to his family, his friends, and the community.

For those who can, please support the 100 Club, an organization that assists the families of fallen police officers and firefighters. The link is below the poem.


 

The sun is shining much dimmer today
An officer has lost his life
Our sadness and grief, too immense to say
We mourn for his children and wife
Protecting the public was his destiny
Each day, he proudly served in blue
He sacrificed all, so we could be free
He was a hero -- tried and true

Just a common man when we passed on the street
He answered to a higher call
An everyday hero, when he walked the beat
A friend and a comrade to all
He made the most of each day that he shared
Someone who never knew regret
His true sense of duty cannot be compared
His commitment we won’t soon forget

Together we join, in our darkest hour
Forever our hearts will behold
A child of God, with a strong sense of valor
A servant with a soul of gold
An officer who gave much more than himself
His legacy shall never cease
An angel called Home to God’s glory and wealth
A hero now resting in peace
© 2009 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection

 


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Reviewed by Michelle Mead 6/28/2009
WOW-this is such a fine fine honor you have given him with the gift of your words and I know he is up in heaven and looking down with admiration and thanks- THANK YOU for writing a poem like this.
Reviewed by L. Figgins 6/26/2009
Beautiful and heart-wrenching tribute to a fallen officer. Condolences to his fellow officers, family and friends. There are many everyday heroes...

Lin
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/26/2009
To a brave man which "to serve and protect" weren't just words.
A magnificent tribute to a magnificent human being.

Georg

Reviewed by George Carroll 6/26/2009
I pray for his wife and children as they have to relive this loss each and every day. Wonderful tribute to a brave man.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/25/2009
RIP, Officer Canales. A more fitting tribute to his service could not have been written, Jill. Beautiful, loving, compassionate - well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/25/2009
Great tribute to a fallen hero, Jill. Well done.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/25/2009
a beautiful tribute-how tragic this is!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/25/2009
His family is in my prayers; such a shame his life had to end like this and so soon! Tragic!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Burleson, Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <
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