Medically Fragile

The April Only God Could Plan

The April Only God Could Plan

I had been pondering the High Priestly Prayer since our son was diagnosed with a chiari malformation. I realized that Jesus not only surrendered His physical body so that we might be saved, but He also offered up His glory, His spiritual being for us as well. He literally poured out everything He had, physically, emotionally and spiritually for His children. I shared with my wife how I prayed a similar prayer over our son, that I would surrender everything, every grace, blessing and favor given to me by God so that my son might be healed. It hit me that this is exactly what we celebrate at Easter, a miracle of sacrifice so profound that we can only scratch the surface of how deep it goes. Sunday was coming, and this year we would quite possibly have an Easter miracle just a few days early.

Being There for Others, Like Friends Who Were There for Us

Being There for Others, Like Friends Who Were There for Us

Looking back fifteen years later, I'm so thankful God brought her to my mind that day. I am also reminded of how much we all need each other to be willing to share our struggles so that others will know they are not alone, to be willing to listen and offer those same words, “You can do this!”

I'm Not Brave—I'm Simply Living My Life

I'm Not Brave—I'm Simply Living My Life

No matter the circumstances of my life, I am in a period of intentional, life-long waiting for the return of Christ. Living one day at a time, waiting for a future redemption. This does not make me brave, it just makes me human.