Category: My Personal Journey

this is how we fight our battles

That cancer thing tho, right? Beastly is what it is. I bet you know someone who’s fighting it. We could stand on a busy street and point in any direction and find someone who is doing battle with the cancer Goliath on some level.… Continue Reading “this is how we fight our battles”

to the end of the days

It’s a new year. The proverbial page has turned and 365 more days lay stretched out before us like a blank canvas begging for the touch of a brush. But I can’t begin yet. I have to turn that page back and look at… Continue Reading “to the end of the days”

looking back then looking ahead

I don’t know how to start. Or maybe it’s that I don’t know how to end. I’m not good at simply waving bye to a whole year of my life and starting a new year just like that. I need closure. Perhaps a few… Continue Reading “looking back then looking ahead”

this uterus and the hard parts of the story

On Friday, September 30th I had some tests done, including a biopsy. On October 5th I was told I had complex endometrial hypoplasia, which is a thickening of the uterine wall. The complex part means it is abnormal and “suspicious” of cancer, even though… Continue Reading “this uterus and the hard parts of the story”

the crack in my waiting

The crack came this morning, and the light that found its way in was enough. It was enough for now. Enough to warm a cold place and break a hard place in my heart. He whispered “wait for Me“ and light pushed in, all understanding… Continue Reading “the crack in my waiting”

death and what really matters

I watched my sister die last Thursday. Held her hand and told her it was ok to let go, to just go to Jesus. It was hard and it was holy and it was painful in so many ways.

growing old and unfading glory

It seems that here, in our mid-50’s, the aging process has become impossible to ignore. My husband hurt his arm awhile back, and it still hurts. What’s that got to do with aging? He hurt it putting on his seat belt. Google says it’s probably the rotator… Continue Reading “growing old and unfading glory”

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