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Update: Waiting & Watching

September 3, 2016

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An update on Carol – thank you all for your prayers! We met with her oncologist on Monday afternoon, and he gave us the same advice that he had given last month: that we should not do any systemic treatments like chemo at this point, and instead scan regularly. If/when something reappears in those scans, […]

Update on Carol, 7/19/16

July 19, 2016

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Carol finished her last round of proton therapy last week, and everything went very well. She did not encounter many side effects besides some chafed skin and a sore windpipe. We are so thankful for this amazing new technology! We went to the doctor yesterday, and were hoping to hear something concrete, specifically which systemic treatment […]

The Start of Treatment

June 18, 2016

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***A very happy birthday to our youngest daughter! An update as Carol gets ready to start treatment:*** Thanks to everyone who gave to the GoFundMe fundraiser – we were able to exceed our goal of $20,000 in less than two weeks! Carol and I are so humbled and encouraged by your generosity and support. All […]


January 25, 2013

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Hello everyone, I will be shutting down this blog later this month – please visit my new website at  – thank you!  All the same content will be there.

A Picture Is Worth A 1000-Word Post

June 16, 2012


How He Heals, Part 4

February 17, 2012

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I’m going to try to get back to my bread and butter, which is devotional writing.  Last one on Luke 8, I promise!

A New (Temporary) Calling

January 24, 2012


The Riverside had its final service yesterday, and it was a remarkably blessed time for us, especially for me.  In the midst of the bitter self-recriminations that I have been muttering to myself, it was nice to hear that actual and lasting good was accomplished there.  There was a moment during the service where I […]