We find out early, before Friday’s appointment with the oncologist. Dave has had chemo on Monday and felt terrible afterwards. Tuesday he’s had his CT scan, the big one that tells if the cancer has grown or not. At this point, it’s Wednesday, and we’re seeing the surgeon, before the oncologist on Friday. We know … Continue reading 7/29 Dave’s Testimony: Sorrowful Cancer Scan Results and Strength Through Jesus Tee Shirts
At 3 a.m., this morning, I wish Dave a Happy Father's Day. We're not sleeping... again. He says, "Thanks," and it warms my heart. It's what we always do on holiday "eves." So many times at midnight, we proudly rush to be the first to shout, "Happy Birthday!" Or, on Christmas Eve, at 4 a.m.; … Continue reading 6/19 Dave’s Testimony: Dad has Cancer (Next Day is Chemo) Happy Father’s Day!!!
It's been two months since Dave was diagnosed with stage four cancer, and our world was turned upside-down. But, what a gift birthday week was for both of us! My sister, Lisa, flew up to visit, and it was like no time had passed at all! It was a beautiful day when I picked her … Continue reading 5/21 Dave’s Testimony: A Birthday of Shared Gifts… Best Days Since Chemo!
I've always been fascinated by clouds. My favorites are the puffy, white ones which come to hang out among the brightest blue skies upon a breezy, sunny day! But there are also separated, scattered clouds and rolling clouds (Dave's favorite) wispy clouds, and yellow clouds with golden rays shining through. There are pink cotton candy … Continue reading 5/16 Dave’s Testimony: Clouds, Cancer, Christ: God is in Control!
It's chemo time for my husband Dave, who is fighting a rare stage four intestinal cancer. It has spread all over inside his small intestine and beyond, within his stomach and colon. All biopsy and genetics tests are back. The source has been found to be the appendix. Ironically, it can't be removed, yet it's … Continue reading 4/21 Dave’s Testimony: Prayers Weave a Greater Web than Cancer… Chemo Time
It's been two weeks since I rushed my precious husband to the ER for the 6th time. He was finally admitted to the hospital. Unbelievably, we had to insist upon it. He has been severely ill over the last two months. Since being admitted, our world has turned upside down. In the blink of an … Continue reading 4/10 Dave’s Testimony: My Husband has Deadly Cancer… Palm Sunday Miracles
No, you can't erase their race, for they're beautiful and strong. They all fight because it's right; Citizens with flag and song. Children grown in just one day, now defend, and carry arms; Babies' lullabies are drowning Under shells, bombs, and alarms. Mamas' milk has all dried up, Causing some to weep and moan; So, … Continue reading You Can’t Erase Their Race… Ukrainian Refugee Poem
I’m not a prophet. But I’ve been watching the war closely, and in spite of the horrific losses, we’re seeing more and more success by the Ukrainians in defending their people and their country. People around the world have been praying for Ukraine and assisting them during this humanitarian crisis. So I’ve been wondering… Will … Continue reading Victory for Ukraine War by Biblical Day 40?
Since when did America become fearful of coming to the rescue in order to save the lives of others; not to mention an ENTIRE country? Saving the lives of others is an act of love. We must not be fearful of doing what is righteous and good for our fellow man. “There is no fear … Continue reading Close their skies! SAVE UKRAINE!
I didn't want to use these words in my blog, but honestly; I have felt helpless and hopeless over the war in Ukraine. I've tried to tap into my talents and abilities. What can I do? How can I help? I started with prayer, and then I began writing blog posts about the war and … Continue reading I Cooked Pierogi in their honor; but Ukranian Refugees are Starving … and Dying.