Category Archives: struggle

comfort

Early in July, sixteen-year-old John Turner tested positive for COVID-19. He felt terrible for three days and then dealt with severe headaches for almost two weeks. He, Terri, Daniel, and sister Leesa quarantined fourteen days in their home in Foley, … Continue reading

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summer

Wow… what a summer! Teachers came back to work this week as we prepare for students to return Monday. Our leaders have worked diligently these last three months to provide the safest environment and best educational opportunities in a different … Continue reading

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cancer

I often pray for many with cancer. In recent years or months, some well-known people from quite diverse backgrounds have been diagnosed: Tom Brokaw, Alex Trabek, John Lewis, Rush Limbaugh… I also know many friends, young and old, who are … Continue reading

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blessed

The summer break is over and school has begun. Fifteen months ago I entered a medical trial to continue the battle against my blood cancer, multiple myeloma. The cancer has left and has not returned, and we praise God. I … Continue reading

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setback

A close friend who lives in another town texted: “I’m sorry you had to go back in the hospital. Was that expected or is this a setback?” I picked up a sinus infection several days ago and because my immune … Continue reading

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