"Should you shield the canyon from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their carvings."Elizabeth Kübler-Ross
In 2006 my father was diagnosed with cancer. A few weeks after receiving this news, he came home from work one day to find the house full of water because a pipe burst while no one was home. Then, just a few weeks after that, one of the neighbors began to complain that they did not like how the backyard fence looked and petitioned the city to have my parents remove the fence.
(In memory of my friend Heath McBriarty) Oh, for the peace of a perfect trust, My loving God, in Thee; Unwavering faith, that never doubts Thou choosest best for me. Best, though my plans be all upset; Best, though the way be rough; Best, though my earthly store be scant; in Thee I have enough. Best, though my health and strength be gone, Though my