Author Archives: John 14:27

Just Two More Miles

Sunday, January 25, 2015 My friend, Melanie, and I have been friends for years. We’ve shared so much life together. Much of it has been while we’ve run miles and miles and miles on the trails. Training for races, running … Continue reading

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Another October 28

October 28, 2014 Today is significant in that it’s an ordinary day. Rory went to school, I went to work, Scott rode this morning before going to work. I went to the bank and grocery store. Two years ago, October … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Looking Up, Looking Forward

August 31, 2014 I remember shortly after Christopher was diagnosed we had a conversation on the way home from clinic. Our journey had just begun, we didn’t know what the road ahead would hold. The conversation revolved around this thought … Continue reading

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Turning 21

Turning 21 can be a very memorable experience. Let me tell you the story of how Christopher began his 21st year. Saturday, February 8, 2014 10:39pm Christopher Ryan Shaw officially turns twenty one. Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:45 am. The … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Shaw Boy

February 8, 2014   My dear Christopher,   Your father and I prayed for you before we even knew you. We prayed for you the moment we knew you were part of our lives. We were excited, anxious, happy, and … Continue reading

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Family, Fevers, and Finals

December 9, 2013. It is nearly Christmas and as I sit near the Christmas tree, I am trying to comprehend all we have gone through since the beginning of this journey. It has been fourteen months since Christopher’s diagnosis. It … Continue reading

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Pressing On

We are surviving! After the initial taking the boy back to school, getting housing issues resolved, meeting of the new doctor, saying goodbye and returning home craziness, life has settled into a nice routine for everyone involved. Saying goodbye at … Continue reading

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