God gives the time; Jesus gives rest. Trusting in Him is the ultimate test. New Year’s lived out in the worse déjà vu; You couldn’t believe if this happened to you. His cancer is spreading, he’s been denied care, but miracle hospice is answer to prayer. Hospice. It’s a dreaded word; yet it’s the only … Continue reading 1/22/23 Dave’s Testimony: Hospice… God Provides a Way to Receive Rest and Pain Relief from Spreading Cancer
It’s a new day, a new year! So many of us have had hopes and dreams for the new year; only to have them crushed by tragedy and trauma of the unexpected. This is what happened to our family… In January 2022, after a clear colonoscopy scan in December, my husband Dave began to get … Continue reading Dave’s Testimony 2022: Our Entire Year of Terminal Cancer, Strength Through Jesus, and Trusting in God’s Healing Miracles… A Mini Book
We’ve been to the oncologist this week. Except for a nausea, fatigue, pain, anxiety, agitation, and a touch of chemo rage; Dave’s done pretty well this round. Blood Work is, ironically, excellent; even the liver enzymes, as Dave continues taking Fen Ben. We’ve had some really rough days for Dave; filled with pain, fatigue, and … Continue reading 10/10 Dave’s Testimony: Terminal Cancer War… Our Soldier’s Personal Battle of Life or Death
Two weeks ago: My son Nick tests positive for Covid. Our family friends from Florida have been here. No one else is sick, except our son. He got it at work. Quarantine time. We do a great job, but two days later my throat is on fire. I cough. I test positive. Photo courtesy: Alexey_Hulsov. … Continue reading 8/31 Dave’s Testimony: Covid, Cancer, Chemo, and a Dizzy Fall… Surviving with Great Love from Family and Friends
This happened last week, but was left unfinished. Dave and I both want to tell this story, because people need to know cancer is a beast, even if you know Jesus. But it's more bearable if you do! Currently, Dave's on his second round of chemo, and he's hanging in there. That wasn't the case … Continue reading 5/6 Dave’s Testimony: Hurricane Cancer Rages in the Eye of the Storm, Yet Blessings Rain Down
Monday was chemo day. Thousands have prayed for Dave's rare stage four intestinal cancer, discovered only a month ago. It's been a whirlwind, but God has been in every single detail. One thing Dave was dreading, was the chemo. Side effects can be vast and overwhelming. But here's what prayer does... God timed the weekend … Continue reading 4/25 Dave’s Testimony: Quilt of Valor… Covering Chemo with Prayers!
Dear Ukraine, My husband is fighting his own personal war to beat stage four rare cancer; but we continue to send prayers, love, and support to Ukraine! God save Ukraine! 💙🙏🏼💛 “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives … Continue reading Jesus Died and Rose Again for Ukraine!
I find it interesting that my husband has been diagnosed with rare stage four cancer; and it's all happening before Easter, my favorite time of year. It's a time of new beginnings: when beautiful irises come into bloom, when Dave and our boys have played electric and acoustic guitar and drums in the church worship … Continue reading 4/17 Dave’s Testimony: Roller Coaster… Easter Joys in Fighting Cancer
When the merry feast has ended, And the Blue Spruce sent away, Children's play toys soon forgotten, Twinkling lights gone from display; You’ll still be here when we gather, You’ll still meet me in the wood. You’ll be found among the children, Shining brighter, bringing good. When there’s no more hustle bustle, Christmas paper crunched … Continue reading Gift of YOU… A Christmas Poem
It’s now been two years of suffering through life with serious chronic illness. It’s made me appreciate, even more, the sweet and simple things in life. I find God in nature, so; as I do every Easter, I decided to wander down to the gorgeous Japanese magnolia tree. It stands next to a tiny white … Continue reading The Magnolia Blooms are Dying, but Jesus is ALIVE!