Healing

Healing

Amy: Connection is a Huge Part of Healing

Seeing her 14-year-old son, Andre, play second base and centerfield for the Somerset Spartans after an off-season of treatment for recurrent kidney cancer represents more than Amy Beasley of Somerset, WI, can put into words. “We thought there was no way Andre could go through this much chemo and radiation—again—and still be on the field… Read More

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Tanya: Cancer is Transformational

Having her chickens come home to roost helped heal Tanya Bailey of St. Paul, MN, during and after treatment for cancer in her left tonsil, at the base of her tongue and lymph nodes. Real chickens. Silkies. In a back-yard coop, built by Tanya’s husband and primary caregiver, Peter. Tanya is a social worker, therapist… Read More

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Ashley: Choose Joy, Not Negativity

Ashley Gleitz of Cold Spring, MN, turned to music after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, at age 24. “Singing and being able to worship and really just cry out to the Lord in those times … I really believe that is what brought me my healing and my peace,” she said. Read More… Read More

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Michael: Trust Your Own Intuition

Michael Bischoff of Minneapolis hopes for a cure from brain cancer, and for a long life. But with little ability to control his prognosis, Michael’s main focus is on finding wholeness in each moment. Simply put: He has chosen to heal. He said, “My understanding of the main work of healing is receiving love, and… Read More

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Chad: Find Your Motivation

A series of pictures of Chad Methum of New Hope, MN, taken in the year following Chad’s liver transplant in 2015, creates a record of what healing looks like—on the outside. In every photo taken by his longtime girlfriend, and primary caregiver, Trista, Chad stands in his kitchen, striking the same pose. At the time… Read More

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Bryan: Don't Dwell on Things You Can't Change

Bryan Joas of Eagan, MN, doesn’t think much about the hit-and-run driver who slammed into his bike from behind, just before sunset on March 8, 2016, sending him to the hospital for 90 days, with a broken back, hips and ribs, damaged lungs, liver, kidneys and intestines. “There’s no reason to dwell on it and… Read More

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