Double Close

It’s another Thursday and I’m linking up with Lisa-Jo Baker and other wonderful writers for Five-Minute Friday. Our prompt this week is CLOSE. If you’d like to join the fun, find out how at Lisa-Jo’s blog. This week has been hectic and crazy and has driven me right over that… Read more“Double Close”

Firsts You Never Wanted

Have you ever been part of a prayer chain and you get a call, or an email, and you think, “Oh my, that poor, poor family. That’s awful!” Have you ever heard a little blurb on the news, and felt a stab of pity for what someone else’s trials? Have… Read more“Firsts You Never Wanted”

Evidence of a Miracle {fmf: grateful}

I’m joining Lisa-Jo Baker and the wonderful writers at Five-Minute Friday.  This week’s prompt?  Grateful. My son graduates from 8th grade on the 22nd of May. It’s not a BIG deal, but trust me, it’s a BIG DEAL! We hit the wall, when he was four years old and diagnosed… Read more“Evidence of a Miracle {fmf: grateful}”

Hopeful Anesthetic

Follow our blog with Bloglovin The anesthesiologist let us know, in subtle ways, that he didn’t really appreciate having this emergency procedure to squeeze in amongst all the other operations scheduled for the day. He seemed a little impatient, a little harried, and just a little unsettled that we parents… Read more“Hopeful Anesthetic”

Four Tips for Handling the Long Haul as a Cancer Caregiver

Pastor Carl gently pulled the wagon up over the edge of the sidewalk, trying not to bump the worn-out boy in the facemask who rode in the back. Shortly after Andrew returned from his first hospitalization, Pastor Carl dropped by for a visit and offered to take Andrew for a… Read more“Four Tips for Handling the Long Haul as a Cancer Caregiver”

Last Questions

Siblings snuggle on the hospital bed. Last What if it’s the last time I kiss him goodnight? What if they wheel him away and it’s the last time I see him awake? What if this chemo session doesn’t work and it’s the last medication he gets, this medication that makes… Read more“Last Questions”