Friends in a Health storm

In a moment, I changed from apologizing for coming to shocked at what I faced. Everything started on Tuesday. I couldn't shake the feeling that something was off in my eye. The one I had surgery on. Wednesday morning, I called the doctors office. I struggled to describe the situation because it wasn't that bad.... Continue Reading →

A one-eyed perspective on Palm Sunday

We broke the rules this year. But hey, why work at an independent church if don't switch things up? I know some will see this as a significant eye-roller but celebrating Palm Sunday a week early is living on the wild side for me. Having arrested your attention, let's talk about Palm Sunday. In short,... Continue Reading →

Yes, we lost insurance again due to bureaucracy

April 1, 2019, I underwent emergency eye surgery without insurance. This is not an April fools joke. This is government bureaucracy. (Read about the first time we lost insurance due to bureaucracy.) Let me explain Due to the confluence of many health problems and the pay limitations of my (honestly generous) little church our family... Continue Reading →

Retinal Reattachment Surgery

Staggering into the bathroom this morning, I discovered my vision worsened through the night. A cloud of black now eclipsed 80% of my left eye. I clung to trust in God and the hope of surgery later today. A wrench thrown in the works Everything changed at 10 AM with a phone call. The original... Continue Reading →

A letter to my church

I write you all looking down at the clouds from 30,000 feet and 500 miles an hour. Mountains of clouds hide the ground below. Dark blue above scares me with how little separates us from outer space. The girls chatter in the row ahead, and Ashley periodically reminds me how much I owe her for... Continue Reading →

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