Old Injuries

  I never was very athletic in my younger days, but I have friends who have to wear a brace or need to ice certain joints after exerting too much effort nowadays. I find as I continue my interpreting career, I need to wear a brace on my wrist to … Continue reading

Please Pray

This week, my first MRI after radiation is scheduled to see what the radiation was able to accomplish.  I am terrified, because of what I think God wants to do after the MRI. This week, I was revealing some of my hopes and fears.  I was told, “You are strong.” … Continue reading

Blank Slate

Do we notice when we reach our breaking point? It occurred to me only after telling the story of all God has been doing in my life for the past year when my friend said, “Wow, you’ve had quite a year!” In that moment, I took a very deep breath, … 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

Voices

Remember the old cartoons that would personify your conscience arguing with itself by placing an angel-self on one shoulder and a devil-self on the other? Okay, maybe not just the old cartoons.  Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove did the same with one beloved character Kronk. Anyway, I ask if you … Continue reading

Oceans of Fear

“The only thing stronger than fear is hope.” Could have fooled me. Have you been there? Your to-do list looks more like a short story. At least, what you’ve managed to remember to put on paper, which doesn’t account for the 3 million things that cross your mind daily with … Continue reading

My Biggest Wish

Four years ago, my wish list was long.  Here is a small sample:”     1) I want a clean pathology report  (my first brain surgery was March 5, 2012).     2) I want to be able to draw a clock (I wasn’t able to at my first speech therapy session).     3) I … Continue reading