Hello friends. It has been a while and things in our world are much different right now. There’s so much that could be said to process what’s going on in our world today, but the point of this is to let you know that we are doing well in the midst of it all. I … More Mood
So, we live in a different state since I last wrote. A lot has happened. I will try to catch you up in a brief summary if you aren’t aware of the Owen adventures in full, and in the future, I will do my best to keep things more up to date. But please don’t … More Raise Your Hand if You Want to Suffer
Not entirely sure what that title has to do with anything…sometimes the title of the book doesn’t always make sense, but that’s how I feel. This seems to be a theme. Me writing, not long after surgery. Hopefully, that theme ends here. This time I am down a little bit of lung, with a small … More Face Palm Emoji
It’s a cold afternoon on December 3rd, and I’ve just become a third of a kidney lighter. After surgery, the doctor comes out to give a report: “Well, I am happy to say, I was able to make a much smaller incision than I expected.” After he leaves, I have someone take a picture of … More Game Face or Mask?
And so do these kids! The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. – John 10:10 More abundantly? How do you have more life? You are either breathing or you’re not. Unless…He … More I Have Life
Time. Time is a constant. Yet our perception of it seems to change from season to season. Looking back at time already lived condenses it in our minds while looking forward expands it beyond reality. Stretching out before us like a road that will never turn and the directions of which we will never find. … More Faster Than God
Episode I: December 31, 2015 After 7 days, I finally got transferred to St. Thomas Midtown from St. Thomas Rutherford about 10pm. They’re still guessing. The GI (gastrointestinal) docs seemed to be ignoring the OB/Gyn side of this (the rising HCG with a “pregnancy of unknown location”). OB/Gyn suggested the chance of Chorio but aren’t … More There & Back Again: The Ends & Beginnings of 3 Years
Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? (Psalms 118:5-6) From January 2016 through February 2017 (with a 3 month break in between)…this was my life: Treatment was a 14 … More A Day in the Life (part 2)
6:20 – Wake up. My sleep needs have drastically increased, so I probably got about 9 hours last night, but still feel somewhat tired. 6:30 – Coffee and sit down with my Bible and then read some of “Walking with God through Pain and Suffering” by Tim Keller. 7:30 – Kids are released from their … More A Day in the Life (part 1)
“ But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. “ – Isaiah 40:31- (March 2017) If you’ve been around church much, you’ve heard this verse before. You may have heard it … More Mommy, Can I Get My Hair Cut Like Yours?