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To the penny

Today has been a whirlwind at Childrens Hospital of WI for Shelby. As I sit for the final appointment today on this 18 month saga of “What’s wrong with her gut?” I am awestruck by how, when asked, God orchestrates … Continue reading

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Gratitude vs. Anger

I recently watched a video series that one of my former pastors produced. Dr. Ed Dobson, Pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was diagnosed with ALS several years ago and made a 7 -10 minute videos about suffering … Continue reading

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Strong and Thankful

I stood in church today during worship and wept. Cried. Tears pouring down my face. Overwhelmed with the week ahead – and wondering if I was strong enough. See, this week is HUGE for us. After having emergency surgery two … Continue reading

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10 months and counting…

10 months. 260 days today since Shelby fell ill. 6,240 hours of pain. 374,400 minutes of wondering what is wrong with her abdomen. But who is counting? Shelby is. I am. We all are. But we are not counting backwards, … Continue reading

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For I know the plans I have for you…

I have the Bible Gateway ap on my phone. It comes in handy when I want to look up a quick verse about what God says and I do not have my Bible with me. ¬†Today’s verse is one of … Continue reading

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Cinderella Charity Ball 2015 (aka GO SHELBY GO!)

Originally posted on The Deep Down:
¬†Yesterday afternoon, I received an invitation in the mail to the 2015 Cinderella Charity Ball. This is the 55th annual charity ball to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Arlington, TX.…

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God is in the Details

This is a repost from January 29, when Shelby and I were at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. God is in the details! Paul went to be with Shelby at the hospital this morning. I needed to do laundry … Continue reading

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