Category Archives: faith

August 10, 2016: Because I Carry the BRAC2 Mutation

What happens if you have tested positive for the BRAC2 mutated gene? I’m still not sure I even know or understand all the repercussions of knowing I have this mutation. I can just write about what I know to be … Continue reading

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June 24, 2016: Broken

Broken is a story many don’t want to tell. We hide it behind clothes, houses, cars, jobs, relationships, friends, and families. We are typically ashamed of our brokenness. It’s viewed negatively, so we put up walls and walk through life … Continue reading

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May 9, 2016: Complications, Healing & Looking Forward

It’s been two weeks since my last surgery, and I’m healing but not without a small bit of complication. Some swelling caused one of my stitches to pop open prematurely. In most instances, this probably wouldn’t be that big of … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016: Slipping Back Into the Darkness

Depression was something I used to think I knew something about, but the reality is knowing about something is not the same as understanding. The deep, dark, irkiness some find swallowing them whole is still foreign to me. I pray … Continue reading

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April 9, 2016: Renew Me, O Lord

                  

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March 31, 2016: Whom Shall I Fear

This song has gotten me through some really tough days the past year and a half. Today, I listened to it on my walk. I’m so thankful for the God given peace that’s carried me through these months. There are … Continue reading

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March 21, 2016: An Answer to a Prayer I Never Said

About two years ago, my husband and I felt two different ways. As the wife, I stepped back and decided to be supportive of a change in my husband’s career I wasn’t set on myself. It was the beginning of … Continue reading

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