faith in Christ

Swimming Upstream

Are there times when you feel like you’re going against the tide? Or that your beliefs are counter to the world’s beliefs? These days as a Christian, I feel like I’m swimming upstream. I long for a time when people knew it was okay to “agree to disagree.” Everyone is […]

Christmas with a Heavy Heart

It’s tough to go through the Christmas holidays with a heavy heart, especially when you’ve lost someone dear.   We received word that a family friend passed away, someone I’ve known since I was 11 years old.  We used to live next door to his family, he went to college with […]

Caring for the Care-Giver

One of the most difficult things with having cancer was worrying about my husband and family. I think they have the hardest job. Yes, I was enduring surgery, and previously, radiation. But I had doctors, nurses, and others taking good care of me, and I really had no choice with […]

Scars

Scars. I don’t think there are any of us who haven’t dealt with scars one way or the other — whether physical scars or emotional ones. Right now, I think I’m wrestling with both. I’m used to scars. I was in a motorcycle accident when I was 20 years old, […]