September, 2019

What Can I Learn from Cancer?

Four weeks ago, my doctor told me that recent tests indicate a high likelihood I have kidney cancer.  The tests were the result of an appointment I made because I felt run down. I thought I should take a sleep test or maybe a melatonin. Cancer was the furthest thing from my mind. Since then, the weeks were filled with doctor visits, a bit of googling, a few degrading procedures and...

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Finding Meaning in Suffering

Elisabeth Elliot is best known for being a widowed-missionary, speaker, adjunct professor, and author of over twenty books. She is least known for her one and only novel, No Graven Image. It’s a book about twenty-five-year-old Margaret, a linguist who gives up family, money, and marriage to be a missionary in South America. She works for years with a primitive tribe that has no...

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