Settings and Risings on a Sleepless Night

It had been a busy day as we packed boxes to send to mission works overseas. I had watched Linda closely, as she had to force herself to stay alert but was determined to make progress–not giving in to the temptation to stop everything and have a pity party about… Continue reading

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Quite Majestic Heavens in a Raging Sea of Circumstances

Today I quietly watched and listened to my wife. The second and third days after chemo are usually the worst, but she was talking about getting things to put on 4 pallets for our friends in Uganda, sorting more things to send to our friends in the Philippines, and a… Continue reading

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Precious Time Together

For some folks, chemotherapy is a common term. When you take this brute force method of attacking cancer, however, it can be an ordeal. Linda knows; she has taken it more than most. It makes starting the medicine tomorrow a little different. The circumstance does not stop living, it just… Continue reading

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Setting Your Face to the Heavens

My wife, Linda, and I got started sketching the heavens when she was in treatment for another cancer many years ago. We were far from home and in an RV in late winter outside the Dallas-Ft Worth area. Chemo is no fun, and she wanted to do something besides just live through… Continue reading

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Trial in Waiting: Cancer and Lunar Dawn

What makes a trial for a Christian? The answer is simple: a situation over time where faith in Christ must be called into play. Scriptures in James say that such things yield perseverence. If successfully endured, trials also yield reward from our Father. We are in the midst of a trial and have… Continue reading

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