Entering into the Lord’s presence

Thanksgiving is the time of the year that we get together with people to be thankful for all that we have, but often I fail at becoming more thankful and just become busier. The holidays were supposed to be a reminder to celebrate, not a reason to stress. Since, the Bible is our guide, I thought I […]

Start by Praying

God wants to be in His people’s presence more than His people want to be in His presence.  God desires us to know Him.  The problem is sin.  Not only did it separate us from God.  We no longer naturally know how to enjoy the presence of God.  We struggle with worship. We have to […]

She’s needy

My baby is ten months old now.  She is normally is joyful.  Just today, I was told that she is the happiest baby that particular person knows. Normally, I would agree.  God has given her great personality.  I am so glad that I am her mom. If you haven’t noticed, I stressed that she is […]

Chemo plans

Yesterday, my doctor encouraged me to prepare for chemo, and today another doctor agreed. We also learned that female patients who are treated with chemo are discouraged from having more children.  Even though I expected everything the doctors said, I still felt shock, frustration, and disappointment. The chemo treatment that the doctor advised was temozolomide. […]

Be still

I don’t know what is harder – preparing for brain surgery or recovery from brain surgery.  The preparing is filled with fear – the fear of death, the fear of brain damage, and basically the unknown.  The recovering is also difficult. Because of the swelling in my brain, it is difficult to remember basic information. […]

No More Keppra… I thought

So after my miscarriage and before my first surgery on March 5, 2012, my doctors put me on anti-seizure medication.  For those of you who are familiar with anti-seizure medications, my medication is the generic form of Keppra.  When my husband told his friend, Kirk, that I was taking Keppra, Kirk’s response was something like, […]

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