Linda’s Hospital Stay

[Below are the regulations for anything coming into Linda’s hospital room as well as the address you could use to send her a card.] Linda is going into the hospital tomorrow morning.  While she will be having much done tomorrow and Thursday, we will actually be staying in a hotel room for a couple of…

Overwhelmed? Maybe a Little

[Molly and I had an art project together.  She drew the pictures and the words and I put them together in Photoshop.  Yes, she did the harder part 🙂 ] You may not realize this, but when one bad thing happens in your life, everything else doesn’t stop to allow you to take care of…

I Mocked Alone

I’m reading John Stott’s book, “The Cross of Christ,” and at the end of chapter 2, which is a discussion on who is to blame for the death of Christ, Stott quotes Horatius Bonar’s hymn. I appreciated and emotionally connected to the last two lines especially.

Really Spurgeon, No Better Condition?

I really like this quote by Spurgeon, but also realize that it can feel a bit harsh or even hollow in the midst of ongoing struggle.  I think of the wife with a neglectful or abusive husband, who sacrifices herself to care for her children . . . I think of the man who works…

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

It was inevitable, but there was still part of both of us that thought . . . just maybe, it will hang on.  Linda’s hair had lasted longer than we were expecting, almost to the point that we thought she might make it through without losing it.  A couple of days ago, Linda texted me…