Holding My Breath

Monday, October 28, 2013

Pat’s Story: It seems far away now but my story starts with a headache, a really bad headache. Then followed the doctors, the meds, the hospital, the MRIs. …

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Free Falling

Monday, October 28, 2013

Claudia’s* Story: Have you ever been paragliding?” asked my sister-in-law. “No,” I laughed.   She proceeded to share her recent experience paragliding off the coast of California. YouTube filled…

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From Wheelchair to WOW

Monday, October 28, 2013

Mary’s story: Most people find it hard to believe that 10 years ago, I was in a wheelchair, barely able to lift my arm to feed myself or…

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God, Why Won’t You Heal?

Monday, October 28, 2013

Ginna’s Story: A little over 7 years ago my world was forever sweetly rocked when Grace Anne came into this world. In the midst of having a very…

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Finding My Security

Monday, October 28, 2013

Joye’s Story: My husband, Don, and I met and married in San Diego, CA in 1971. After our wedding, we moved to his small hometown of Borger in…

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Suicide Impacted My Family

Monday, October 28, 2013

Elizabeth’s Story: I haven’t written about Matt in almost twenty years. My charming, gifted older cousin committed suicide when I was 22 and he was a young lawyer…

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Losing My Sister’s Friendship

Monday, October 28, 2013

Jordan’s* story: I’d seen the sad movies, and sat across many a cafe table from a teary-eyed young woman suffering from a broken heart. Happily married to my…

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High Heels For Flip-Flops

Monday, October 28, 2013

Priscilla’s Story: “Reporting live in downtown Houston, Priscilla Goodwin, Back to you.” As a former television reporter in Houston, I sometimes miss saying that, especially when I see…

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Post-partum Panic

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Suzan’s Story: After years of struggling with infertility, God finally provided His special gift of a little girl named Faith. She was the perfect child. She slept well,…

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My Career Path

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Christine’s Story: In February 2009, I started working for a local community college. Previously, I had worked in a corporate office and never really pictured myself working in…

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Protecting Myself from Heartache

Friday, October 25, 2013

Kelly’s* Story: As I write this I am on a plane on my way to Omaha to visit my 5 month old niece, a trip I almost cancelled multiple times…

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Back to “Normal”

Friday, October 25, 2013

Holly’s* Story: I have struggled with depression since adolescence, though I never knew to call it that. I grew up in a stable Christian family, always had good…

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My Marriage Came Back to Life

Friday, October 25, 2013

Taylor’s* Story: I met my husband in seminary while working towards a Masters degree. We graduated with our Masters’ and Greg went on to get a Ph.D. Today,…

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Tomorrow is Another Day

Monday, October 7, 2013

“With the spirit of her people who do not know defeat, even when it stared them in the face, she raised her chin. She could get Rhett back….

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Abused to Adored

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Deb’s Story: “How dare he talk to the Daughter of the King like that!”  My brain froze, tears filled my eyes as the simple sentence stunned me.  I’d…

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