Tag Archives: thanksgiving

Welcome our newest addition to the family at 21 …

On Friday evening at 7:30pm, we welcomed our newest addition to our family at 21 years of age as Caleb and our daughter Kerstyn were joined in holy matrimony … welcome Caleb! Above is a post wedding picture of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer & Medicine, Faith, Humor, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

I can only imagine

A little more than a decade ago, the band Mercy Me prompted us to consider that scenario with their hit song: “I Can Only Imagine” I can only imagine what it will be like When I walk by your side … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Faith, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Big C

Contrary to a series on Showtime a few years ago, the Big C is not cancer. And yet I must admit, much like that warning on our side mirrors, ‘Objects in mirror may be closer than they appear’ oftentimes we, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Cancer & Medicine, Faith, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

God’s purpose in affliction

A good warm up here might involve reading Five Ways Affliction Helps by John Piper from a couple of weeks ago. Typically when we encounter personal affliction of any kind, our first response is to determine what we can either … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Faith, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

a cancer testimonial to the glory of God

Let me start with this … I PRAISE GOD FOR EVERY SINGLE STEP IN MY CANCER JOURNEY … a journey still underway EVERY SINGLE STEP! It all started in August 2007, when a routine colonoscopy found a polyp too big … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer & Medicine, Faith, Reflections, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

all is well … just different

There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven— A time to give birth and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.                        … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Books, Movies & Music, Cancer & Medicine, Faith, Places & Activities, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

OVERWHELMED with praise for Almighty God tonite!

Tonight I am absolutely overwhelmed with thanksgiving and praise for Almighty God! A little over two and a half years ago I came out of anesthesia … after a colostomy surgery and the discovery of rampant colon cancer that was … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer & Medicine, Faith, Reflections, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments