My Directed Path

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart" Proverbs 3:5

Impact

Impact

The whirlwind of activity that started last June came to a screeching halt after my last visit to NIH in April. They did a series of blood tests and scans which showed that the cancer cells were inactive and the lesions on my pelvis had not grown.  So, no more flights...
Faith

Faith

faith noun  \ ˈfāth \   It’s been several weeks since I posted my last blog.  Generally, I start with an idea that evolves over several weeks but I’ve been going through a tough transition that has made this post difficult to land.  I finished my...

Poison

  poison noun  poi·son  \ ˈpȯi-zᵊn \ My brother Todd once called the innkeeper in a living Nativity scene a “nasty” name when he said there was no room at the inn for Mary.  This, of course, mortified his wife but has also added a term to our family...

Bondage

bondage noun  bond·age  \ ˈbän-dij \   My son Andrew joined me on my last trip to NIH in Bethesda a few weeks ago.  This was my ninth meeting with the doctors and my third chemotherapy treatment.  What a blessing it was to spend two days of quality time with my...

Contentment

contentment noun  con·tent·ment  \ kən-ˈtent-mənt \ What is your definition of contentment?  I’ve been asking friends that question and their answers have varied from achieving their goals to being happy, to living their lives in God’s...

Cadence

“But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me” Micah 7:7 I started this post from the spacial lobby of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland while I wait for my fourth vaccine injection. I pretty much have a routine for...

Endeavor

It’s been a few weeks since my last post and so much has happened.  I spent the past three weeks studying alternative treatments for cancer and have settled on Chris Wark’s program called Chris Beat Cancer. Chris was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer ten...

Trusting

I started writing this post from my hotel room in Maryland at the end of our third day at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. It would be hard for me to describe everything that Mary and I experienced but I can tell you that without a doubt, God had His...

Trust

In the past three months since my diagnosis, the flood of information has been non-stop.  Between my doctors, my friends and the internet, I am overwhelmed with all the different approaches to treating my cancer.  I have even had doctors in the same practice give me...

Eclipse

On Monday, millions of people from Oregon to South Carolina, looked skyward to witness a solar eclipse. The solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks out a portion (partial eclipse) or all of the light from the sun (total eclipse).  Mary and I drove to Dahlonega, GA...