If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me. Mark 8:34 Continue reading love & loyalty
check out this NY Times slideshow (photographs courtesy of Damon Winter): A Year at War Continue reading photog: proud of our service men & women!
original post @ Joni and Friends Joni Eareckson Tada Cancer Surgery Successful Physician Hopeful for Positive Prognosis AGOURA HILLS, Calif., June 29, 2010 – Following last week’s diagnosis of breast cancer, internationally-beloved disability advocate, artist and quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada, has come through surgery successfully and is hopeful of a positive prognosis, according to Doug Mazza, Joni and Friends International Disability Center president and COO. “Joni’s surgery was completed successfully yesterday evening, and she is resting comfortably, preparing to begin the rest of her course of treatment in the next few days,” Mazza said. “She is appreciative of all the … Continue reading keep praying! an update on Joni
original post @ Challies.com Here is a prayer for the sick or for the spiritually-distressed. It is drawn from the Canadian and American Reformed Church website. This is a prayer that comes from the perspective of the one so-afflicted and I don’t think it is necessarily meant as a pastoral prayer. It is worth changing the first person plural (we) to the first person singular (I) since in that way it seems to be a little bit more pointed, a little more personal. What I particularly like about it is that it allows the possibility (though it does not demand … Continue reading A Prayer for the Afflicted (@ Challies)
completed my first BURST Club Workout! I feel awesome today! made the trek to the Apple store and purchased the iPhone 4! short line & ran into my friend, Rachel. 🙂 heard an update from Joni Eareckson Tada on her recent diagnosis of breast cancer – please pray for her as she prepares for surgery Monday, June 28th. Praise the Lord for His sovereignty! What a blessing Joni is to me! Her testimony is so powerful. Go to Joni’s Corner for updates! attended company lunch at Chick-fil-a celeb sighting: Josh Hamilton (from Texas Rangers). He shook my hand!!! I’m a … Continue reading TGIF