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I Was Wrong About Being Pro-Choice

Ezekiel 36:26 “And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.” For Blogapalooza this month, we were asked to write about a time we made a mistake or were... Read more »

Britt McHenry, Bullying, And The Lynch Mob Mindset Of Our Society

In case you have been out of touch with media for a bit, an ESPN reporter had a severe case of “verbal diarrhea” and seriously lost her mind on an employee of a tow truck company. You can see the video and read about it here. She has been suspended by ESPN but what’s interesting... Read more »

While Some Kids Are Bullies, Some Are Truly Welcoming

Luke 6:31 And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them. People that know me now find it hard to believe that I was once a shy kid. Yep, that’s right. I didn’t like going to places I didn’t already know people and even then had a hard time being... Read more »
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What If The Worst Thing You Ever Did Was The First Thing People Found Out About You?

Have you ever “Googled” yourself and seen what comes up? What if you did that and the biggest mistake you ever made was the first hit that came up for all to see? Can you even imagine the pain and humiliation you would experience? For some people those questions are their personal reality. Their embarrassment... Read more »

I Heard The Words “You Have Cancer”…And That’s The Day My Life Changed”

“We couldn’t get the scope past the 2 tumors in your colon. We biopsied them but won’t have the results for a few days but I am telling you now, they are cancerous. You have cancer”. Each week at ChicagoNow, bloggers are given a different topic to write on if they choose to participate. This... Read more »

There’s More To These Medical Movies Than Just Medicine

50/50<iframe width="500" height="281" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Xa--ea9P7P4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> So many great moments that many cancer patients can relate to.
Being a brain tumor and a stage-3 colon cancer survivor, I am pretty interested in medical movies. Some of them are more interesting to me than others. Some are more fact based while others just seem to give me a good cry. Here are some of my favorite medical based movies. They aren’t all about... Read more »
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USA Basketball Should Be A Real “Dream Team”

Who doesn’t want a second chance at something? Who doesn’t love a realistic reality show? Who thinks that the 1980 United States hockey team was one of  the best underdog stories of all time? Who thinks it’s time to stop sending NBA players to the Olympics?   Here is something that, putting it mildly, is... Read more »

Another Day, Another Friend Gets A Cancer Diagnosis

1 Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. I remember November 6, 2001 like it was yesterday. The doctor came into my room after my colonoscopy and said, “We couldn’t... Read more »

Where Do I Go To For Help?

Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. There’s a point of pride that makes me think that I can do certain things without the help of Jesus. I remember back to times in my life prior to knowing The Lord, and even after becoming a follower of Jesus,... Read more »
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Is There An Explanation? I Have Faith That There Is.

For our “Blogapalozza” topic this month, we were given the assignment to “Write about a time you experienced a remarkable coincidence or witnessed something unexplainable”. There are so many times that I have witnessed things that I can’t explain or that other people would chalk up to coincidence. Having faith in God gives me faith... Read more »