Beauty from Ashes

🎶There was a time…then it all went wrong🎶 “I Dreamed A Dream” from Les Miserables. Growing up hanging around pyromaniacs fostered in me a love for fire.  Fire can be a fierce destroyer, I know, but such terrifying beauty still fascinates me. Recently, the phrase “beauty from ashes” has caught … Continue reading

Giving the Pain a Purpose

  Since Tuesday, when I release my most recent blog, several people have told me that I am strong.  When I am told this, my mouth says, “Thank you.”  My internal dialog says, “Good job faking it.”  I know that I serve the strong and powerful God, but I sure … Continue reading

MRI Update :(

  On Sunday, I posted a blog praising Jesus for His peace that passes all understanding. Paul wrote in Philippians 4:4-7: Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about … Continue reading

Washing the Fear Away

When I was in high school, a friend of mine knocked on my door in the middle of the night.  Their house was on fire, and they needed our help.  We tried to help them.  But in all honesty, there wasn’t much that we could do.  So I spent the … Continue reading

The Reality of My Situation

  I (Kendra) had another follow-up doctor’s appointment this week.  We are praising God the MRI showed that my brain is still stable.  My doctor will never say that there was no change (because no two pictures will look exactly the same), but there was no significant change. Even with … Continue reading

MRI and moving update

Fear is all around me. I feel like I can’t handle all of the stress around me.   This week I had another MRI.  I praise God because the scan did not show any growth.  MRI process reminds me how easily I could be weak and incapable.  I am grateful … Continue reading

The impossible

Sometimes people expect the impossible.  King Nebuchadnezzar did. King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream. He knew that it contained an important message. He really wanted to know what it meant, but he was concerned that those around him would lie about the meaning of the dream. The only way he knew … Continue reading

Unexpected Results

This week, we received wonderful news. On Monday, I had another MRI. The MRI picture shows my brain with a dark spot in it, where they removed my tumor in February 2014. Between the dark area and my brain, there is an area that shows up white on the MRI. … Continue reading