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A Mother’s Message of Hope

September 30, 2021

Contributed by Deidrea Laux, Mother to Thomas The afternoon was filled with excitement and joy for my husband and me as we headed to the obstetrician’s office for the long-awaited 20-week ultrasound appointment to find out if we were expecting a son or a daughter. Over lunch earlier that day, we’d gone back and forth… Read More

A Wife’s Message of Hope

September 15, 2021

Karla and Steve Lowder believed theirs was a match made in heaven, and their faith gave them the courage to love every precious day of his last year of life. Steve was diagnosed with liver cancer in October 2019, a decade after he and Karla met on a Christian dating site. He tried chemotherapy and… Read More

A Friend’s Message of Hope

September 9, 2021

They were like peas and carrots–always together. They shared everything over their 52-year friendship, and that trust brought peace to their parting when Jane’s life reached its end. Jane was a combination of tough and tender, Mary Ann recalls. She thrived in her work with children with disabilities, but the job’s physical demands took a… Read More

A Mother’s Message of Hope

January 20, 2021

Contributed by Marsha Wade, Mother to Xander   Sir William Osler, a founding father of modern medicine, once said “It is more important to know what type of person has a disease than what type of disease the person has.” I really couldn’t agree more. Xander was not a diagnosis. He was a bright, funny,… Read More