Beyond the Shore

It was about 8 years ago that I can vividly remember standing in church and singing the song, ‘Oceans.’ With arms outstretched I sang with my whole heart, “Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders, Let me walk upon the waters, Wherever You would call me,” Almost begging I sang, “Take me deeper…Read more »

It’s The Small Things

A few weeks ago, I spent the day with my oldest son on his 19th birthday. Nothing huge was planned, he only wanted to invite some friends over for pizza. First though, I needed to go over and visit with my mom who had arrived back home the night and he was excited to go…Read more »

Love In Action

Health Update: I completed my 19th cycle of IV chemotherapy and am on my 20th cycle of oral chemotherapy. My oncologist has discontinued steroid therapy due to high glucose levels, but I’m not complaining, steroids are the worst! Counts remain below normal but stable, so I’ll take it. Overall a very good report, Praise the…Read more »


“I get the comics first!” “I get them second…” followed by a louder,  “Third!” After which you were just out of luck and would undoubtedly get the comics whenever you got them. But as kids, we wouldn’t dare try to take the comics out of turn our there’d be trouble. The calling of the comics…Read more »

Kisses from Heaven

A little over a year ago, I accompanied my mom to a meeting in North Vernon, Indiana. We went a little early in order to eat at this little restaurant she’d wanted to visit. We arrived at this little hole-in-the-wall place around 3:45 pm. As I surveyed the jam-packed restaurant, it became evident that there…Read more »

My Trusty Companion

“There will never be another dog that will capture our heart or our home, like him.” Krypto 9/23/05-11/14/18 At 126 lbs and 5′ standing straight up, my companion has been by my side since I was diagnosed with cancer almost 4 years ago. Up until that point, he played with my kids in the back…Read more »