Transforming the Darkness – Part 1

When you walk into a dark room with a flashlight in your hand, what happens?  Would you say, (A) that the light is penetrating the darkness or (B) that the darkness is overtaking the light?  I don’t think I am being too presumptuous to guess…

In Sickness and in Health

He was 23; I was 22.  I’ll never forget the look of terror on his boyish face as I walked down the aisle toward him.  He was probably right to feel that fear.  I don’t think any of us quite realizes what we are getting…

Hair

OK, so I get it that losing your hair is not that big a deal in the face of fighting a serious illness like breast cancer.  But now that I’ve had my first two chemotherapy treatments last week and this week, I can’t help thinking…

That Is Definitely Not What I Had in Mind

When I sensed God was moving me to a new phase in my life, I didn’t expect to be handed a second cancer diagnosis.  No, that is definitely NOT what I had in mind. Yes, I know His ways are higher than my ways and…

Any Reason for Hope Without God?

When people with a secular, humanistic worldview talk about hope, I can’t help but wonder what they hope in. When the son of one of my neighbors was going through treatments for cancer, she talked about the importance of hope.  But I know she sees…