Category Archives: gospel

You have 5 minutes. Go!

My friend AJ could sell an ice cube to an Eskimo. He’s a people person with an enthusiasm and positive attitude that will not quit. It’s like he has a magnet inside him that makes you want to be around him. … Continue reading

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Meeting with Liver Doctor

Here we go. Do you get nervous around medical stuff? I used to freak out. Now I just freak out about a couple doctors. It’s the doctors who look at my tests and give a thumbs up for stabilizing or … Continue reading

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Living like I’m dying

I have a confession to make. I’m liking a lot of country music these days. Yeah. Yeehah! Now before you give up on me, you have to realize that I am still way cooler than your average guy. I still … Continue reading

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I can hear the Yeti breathing

The day before I was admitted to the hospital in Florida, I went on a roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. That, in itself, was a victory. In January of 2009 I weighed 293 pounds during our family vacation in … Continue reading

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Today can we just play “pretend?”

Imagination is a gift. I love it when children invite me into their world to pretend. From playing catch with an invisible ball with Elizabeth to being trains with Andrew, it’s such a cool thing to be part of their … Continue reading

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Today was my best day in a week. Woohoo!

After a pretty good night’s sleep with only 2 leg-cramping episodes, I awoke with a strange sensation in my belly … I WAS HUNGRY!!! Now that might not sound like a big deal to you but it was for me. … Continue reading

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Weeping big tears

Tonight I cried. I cried hard. I talked to God and asked Him all the things you might expect: why me, why now? I recited the 23rd Psalm hoping for comfort. Instead I kept choking on the “valley of the … Continue reading

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