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Feb 8, 2017 Latest post:
Jun 1, 2017
I’m staring at the blank screen not sure where to start. I'm going back through the filing cabinet of childhood memories in my brain and I keep coming back to this image of our mother. She’s probably my age, standing in our kitchen in Omaha. She’s wearing light blue jeans, tapered at the ankles with a kitchen towel slung over her shoulder as she prepares dinner for our family of 6. I’m sure I’m sitting at the table talking incessantly about nothing as she tries so hard to act like what I’m saying is interesting. I wish I could go back there and stay forever. I wish life didn’t get so hard. I wish I didn’t have to write this…
Last week, our mother got some life changing news. She has been dealing with some symptoms of abdominal discomfort since Christmas break and last week she decided to have some testing done to see what was going on. The final results came back on February 7th and our 65-years-young mother has been diagnosed with Peritoneal Cancer. The road will be long and at times difficult but we know her faith will shine through every step of the way. We still don’t have all the answers or details on what the beginning of this journey looks like but we will each do our best to keep you “in the know”. Our mother has access to this page as well, so feel free to leave an encouraging message for her. Most importantly she wants and needs your prayers. Prayers for strength, for healing, and for positivity. Also, prayers for us kids. We will walk this road with her, every step of the way, and at times it will get weary for us all but we will continue to keep our eyes upward.
"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble" Psalms 46:1