Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

The Final Update (sort of)

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Hello all, This is Pierce again. Today, January 14th, is my birthday, and on this day that all of you so generously celebrate my birth, I ask that our thoughts and wishes be with my beautiful and loving mother who, just this evening, left us for the the next great adventure. A simple country girl […]

One Day at a Time…

Monday, October 5th, 2009

For baby boomers and beyond one remembers Kris Kristofferson and Marijohn Wilkins who wrote One Day at a Time, Sweet Jesus.   I was reminded of this song when talking with my sister the other day.  It’s been recorded by MANY people but the words have stayed the same.  

Who Knew?

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Here I am, sitting up in a wheelchair after weeks of lying in bed unable to lay on my back and being moved by nursing staff from side to side.   Who knew I would ever have to do this?   Who knew I would ever have to learn to walk again? Can you even […]

The Latest

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

May 12, 2009 On May  7th, my oncologist, Dr Rudolph Wise, confirmed that I have Myelodysplasia – MDS. He recommended that I have a bone marrow transplant as quickly as possible.  Friends and loved ones often come to your support in hours of need and this time was no exception.  Many thanks to Dr Wise […]

So Where is God in all of This?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

A friend came by in his truck on the way home from painting a house the other day.  I hadn’t seen him in months.  He knew I had been in the hospital but he hadn’t heard the latest news about the bone marrow transplant.  He invited me to go see the new house that he […]