cancer, Faith, fatherless, grief, marriage, Pain and suffering

For Better or Worse…

For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, ‘till death do we part… When we took those vows a little over six months ago, we never dreamed “or worse” would describe the first stage of our marriage. But it has. These last months have been filled with heartache and pain,… Continue reading For Better or Worse…

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cancer, Faith, Grace, Hope, Pain and suffering, Uncategorized

The School of Contentment

Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I… Continue reading The School of Contentment

cancer, consecrate, Faith, Hope, Pain and suffering, promises, Uncategorized

On Pain and Suffering

Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world. John 16:33 I’ve been thinking about pain and suffering a lot lately. It seems that I am surrounded by people who are experiencing immense pain—far more than anyone should have to handle. Just a few examples:… Continue reading On Pain and Suffering

cancer, consecrate, Faith, Hope, promises, Waiting

Expect the Unexpected

I started 2014 with such joy and excitement. There was an amazing anticipation that this year was going to be incredible! God very clearly gave me Joshua 3:5 as my verse for the year: Then Joshua told the people, “Purify yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do great wonders among you.” God clearly gave me… Continue reading Expect the Unexpected

cancer, Faith, Uncategorized

Cancer…

“There’s an 85% chance that it’s malignant.” As the words rolled off my dad’s tongue, I felt as if I had been punched in the stomach. A small spot on his kidney is proving to be more than any of us ever imagined. The revelation came at the end of a particularly difficult week. I… Continue reading Cancer…