Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Mother’s Tragedy Transformed

Pregnant, with cancer; what does the mother-to-be do? To take life-saving chemotherapy for her brain tumor would destroy her growing baby. Not to do so would destroy her. In July of 2011, Stacie Crimm, 41, single, faced that very decision. … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Survival (II)

Why, with the same diagnosis and treatment, do some patients survive, but others die? For another response to that question, ┬ácheck out, “The Forgiveness Project: Find Health and Achieve Peace.” Written by Michael Barry, D. Min., Director of Pastoral Care … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Survival

Why does one patient live, but another die? “Everyone is different,” you answer. You also wonder why I ask such an ignorant question. Well, let me refine the question. Suppose we factor out individual differences in the disease. In other … Continue reading

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What Gives Us Hope? (Continued)

The thought Job would confront God with the injustice of his suffering begins to outweigh his longing for the peace of death. Although he never completely gives up that thought, but returns to it at the end of each speech, … Continue reading

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