“Excuse me but I think your daughter is hurt.” My eyes looked up from the book I was reading, across the field to the opposite side of the track where the long jump pit was located. It was an absolutely beautiful day, with the sun shining brightly and only a few clouds in the sky. … Continue reading Even When Devastated, Give Thanks
A few days ago I was talking to my youngest daughter, Kassadi, about all the changes we’ve experienced over the past year. She commented how hard it was to believe how different things were now than from the beginning of last year. It reminds me of the book title, The Interruption of Everything by Terry … Continue reading A Story of Heartbreak, A Story of Disappointment, A Story of Loss, A Story That is Still Being Told…
Faith. If you haven’t figured it out yet, this concept is actually the foundation of this entire ministry and blog. Most of the stories I write about are rooted in faith – believing God for things that have not yet happened. Last night I started watching a series called Crazy Faith by Michael Todd. He … Continue reading Why Should I Hope? What Exactly is it Anyway?
As Kassadi has been recovering from her knee surgery, Kennedi has been participating in a virtual sports camp with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), an organization that she joined last year. I was excited for her to have the experience, as her summer plans of running track and attending a college summer camp had been … Continue reading Change Your Focus, Change Your Life
It’s been a rough couple of weeks. Kassadi finally had the surgical procedure I had been dreading for months now. Back in January, we received a miraculous MRI report that Kennedi’s posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) had re-attached without surgical intervention, after being completely torn while competing in a track and field event (read that AMAZING … Continue reading This Isn’t the Way This Was Supposed to Happen
Last week I shared about a miraculous MRI report – where God responded to our faith and answered our prayer of healing concerning Kennedi’s knee. The answer was seemingly impossible without medical intervention, but we were bold enough to believe God was able and willing to answer our prayer and do something amazing. How did … Continue reading I Didn’t Know Exactly What I Was Praying For…But He Did
Today I’m sharing a story I still am in awe of and find it kind of surreal every time I talk about it. I refer to it as the Triple A Miracle - Amazing, Astonishing and Astounding If you’ve been following us since the beginning, you know that our initial blogs detailed Kennedi’s injury and … Continue reading When a Setback Happens to be a Setup for Your Miracle
A year after I started blogging about Kennedi's injury, I finally asked God why HE allowed it to happen. And His answer humbled me to tears.