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thanksgiving, cancer, and birth

Thanksgiving, Cancer, and Birth

Happy Thanksgiving. This time of year always reminds us what was going on 9 years ago. Our 28 year old daughter was pregnant and diagnosed with breast cancer. She chose LIFE but also found the best medical care available. Our...

good news, bad news

Why Sharing Bad News Can Be Good For The Soul

Sometimes it’s just easier to let the bad news slide and focus on the positive. This approach can be fraught with danger, however. For in not making ourselves aware of the Devil and his tactics, we make ourselves, and others,...

our other child

Our Other Child – May She Rest In Peace

Editor’s Note: Our Other Child was first published in 2014. It is republished here as a tribute on what would have been her 103rd birthday. +   +   + I first met my future husband, Rick’s, maternal grandmother when he and...