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Unstoppable: Jim and Juanita Soyk

                                A good name is to be more desired than great wealth ~Psalms 22:1 (NASB)   It’s Sunday afternoon, and our son’s dog is dancing in the kitchen because two of her favorite people are rolling up to our door. […]

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Living the Impossible

Impossible. That’s what they told us. Oh, they used different words at different hospitals, but they all said the same thing. After Kevin’s devastating spinal cord injury sustained in a fall, his situation seemed hopeless. He lay paralyzed from the neck down and kept alive by a ventilator. He was first taken to the local […]

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Every Life Matters: The Gift of Existence

It would have been so much easier to die. Nearly nineteen years ago, our son lay paralyzed in the grass of a church lawn in Canada. He was practicing backflips with a friend when he missed a rotation, fell on his head, and broke his neck nearly at his skull. As a friend ran for […]

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Unstoppable: The Greening Family, Part 4 -A New Normal

      For the past three weeks, Anita Greening and her family have been sharing their journey through a bewildering series of setbacks and how they have leaned on God during this time. In this last part,  Anita shares how she has come to find their “new normal” and the wonderful news she has […]

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Unstoppable: The Greening Family, Part 3- Never Hidden from Him

The last two weeks, we have been blessed and challenged by the story of the Greening family’s faith in the face of continuing hardships. Today, in the next segment of the interview, Anita shares how they are learning to trust God for provision and healing in every area of their lives. Be sure to stop […]

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Unstoppable: In the Face of Hardship – The Greening Family, Part 2

Last week we posted the first part of an interview with Anita Greening and her family. Anita is fighting ovarian cancer and describes their determination to serve God in the midst of suffering in this poignant second part of the series. You and your family have exhibited a strong faith in the face of crushing […]

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Unstoppable: The Greening Family, Part 1

Today I am honored to introduce you to the Greening family. I first learned about them through my son Kevin, who is the founder and senior editor of a website devoted to Christian music, CMADDICT.com. Jordan Greening is an aspiring musician and writes a weekly article for the site, called Jordan for Jesus. Her enthusiasm […]

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Blog Tour: A Long and Winding Road with Linda Brendle

Today I’m excited to introduce you to a very special lady, Linda Brendle. A family caregiver for fifteen years, Linda has lived the joys and struggles of caring for loved ones. In her new book, A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos, Linda shares wit and wisdom learned on their […]

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Learning the Meaning of Sacrifice: Grace Thorson

Today I’m honored to host a guest post by my youngest daughter, Grace Thorson. Grace was very young when her brother Kevin suffered a spinal cord injury and paralysis. She offers a personal look at how Kevin’s injury impacted her life. Here is a fresh perspective on caregiving from the vantage point of a sibling.  […]

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Beauty from Ashes: Part 3

                                 The last two days, we have been learning the story of Barb Farrington and her daughter Katie following Katie’s accident in 1998. Today is the third and final installment of their inspiring story. In this post, Barb also shares some […]

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