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Thankful, Breakfast Burger, and Ray Gun Doctor

Yesterday, my phone rang, and Pastor Chris Truett and his church staff encouraged and prayed for my family and me. A few moments later, my “youth pastor” Fred Caraway called to schedule a visit for next week, even though it is a 6-hour drive. My bride faced the panic-stricken hordes at the supermarket to liberate […]

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Things I Love About My Husband’s Cancer Diagnosis – Day 41

Things I Love About My Husband’s Cancer Diagnosis Before you question my sanity, please let me explain. I cried while I was making eggs the other day. Not because the eggs were bad or the milk was soured. I cried because a thought came to my mind like an arrow. As serious as Rodney’s cancer […]

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Please Stop Knocking Me Out

I Don’t Like Being High. So, two weeks ago, I was knocked out several times. That Thursday and Friday, they loaded me down with fentanyl. Some days before that it was some type of general “loopy” drug that they never told me the name. And, I discovered after 48 years of never needing to know […]

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Overwhelmed and Thankful

Overwhelmed and Thankful We are unable to begin to thank you for your support, calls, messages, and offers to do “anything we need, anytime we need it” from just so many. Over the last 48 hours, we have been reduced to tears so many times as you have communicated your love to our family and […]

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Thank God for Pneumonia — I Have Cancer

Thank God for Pneumonia — I Have Cancer Out of all the words I have ever spoken to my wife, these may have been the hardest yet. On Tuesday, August 20, my Pulmonologist’s PA told me I needed a CT scan immediately. I had been dealing with fluid on my lungs and pneumonia that seeming […]