Confronted by Death, but I Don’t Have to Fear It.

What God did for me  in 2016 through the process of cancer, chemo, and remission, is make me cognizant of death. This body may not last another six months, or five years. Or, it may last another 40 years. Death is right in front of my face. But because of the resurrection, I do not…

Resurrection

נֵ֫צֶר = “branch” “Netsareth” = Nazareth = “Branch-Town”[1] A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him –             the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,             the spirit of counsel and of might,             the Spirit of…

Results: COMPLETE REMISSION!!!

REMISSION:  We met with our doctor and walked through the results of the past three scans: 2 CT Scans and 1 PET scan. The PET scan showed no sugar uptake. The overall result is that I am in COMPLETE REMISSION! This is great news. ANEMIA: Blood tests came back saying my hemoglobin levels are getting pretty…

PET Scan Results

(Français ci-dessous) As you can imagine, Martine cried. I am grateful. We feel like we’ve been slowly scaling a 14,000+ peak in the wind and rain. And though there is still a steep and painful climb ahead, we just caught a glimpse of the summit. Here are the (simplified) results from last Thursday’s PET Scan…