Dear Praying Friends,

Psalm 37:7 – “Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him…”

A part of living with a chronic illness is waiting… Waiting comes in a variety of ways both logistically and emotionally… I wait for appointments that are spaced every two months apart… I wait for lab results that come a few days after my treatment… I wait in hope while trusting God to work on my behalf… I wait while still surrendering to His sovereign will and purpose in every circumstance connected to a condition that may never go away… I wait knowing people keep praying, ¬†realizing that those prayers are the reason I am still here… I don’t want to hold my breath while I wait for time to pass in hopes of a better day. I am waiting… like all of us wait… on the ultimate healing of eternal life in a sin cursed world.

Many of you kindly inquire regularly about how I am doing and “wait” for my next report to post! Thank you for waiting with me! I just found out my most recent numbers with about 100 point increase in cancer protein. While not the best news this time around, it could be much worse! The fluctuations of this cancer give pause for both hope and discouragement, but I continue to be thankful that life is daily doable and that generally speaking, I can carry on and enjoy the time God has given me to minister with my family on the road.

I have to mention my wonderful mother who cares for me while I’m in Denver. She takes me to appointments, gives up her room, feeds me and caters to me! Thanks mom! You have blessed me beyond words through all these many years! May God reward you richly!

My next appointment will be sometime in mid-January. Thank you for waiting with me!