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Meet Jan & Dave Dravecky

Shortly after realizing his lifelong dream of being a major league baseball pitcher—a “southpaw” for the San Francisco Giants—Dave Dravecky was diagnosed with a soft tissue cancer in the deltoid muscle of his pitching arm. Facing cancer, amputation, and depression, Dave and his wife Jan suddenly found hope.

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Endurance for the Journey

The Awakening

August 11, 2022

“Awake, O sleeper, rise up from the dead, and Christ will give you light.” EPHESIANS 5:14 (NLT) In the fantasy movie, Wizard of Oz, Dorothy desperatel...

Anger

The Gift of Awareness

July 27, 2022

“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down on your anger and do not give the devil a foothold. EPHESIANS 4:26-27 (NIV) Most counselors agr...

Anger

BECOMING AWARE

July 21, 2022

And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry. EPHESIANS 4:26 (NLT) I was not aware that I harbore...

This Is Not The End & You Are Not Alone

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Encouragement for cancer patients

If you or someone you love is battling cancer, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those battling depression

If you or someone you love is battling depression, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those dealing with grief and loss

If you or someone you love is battling grief and loss, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Encouragement for those with loved ones in pain

If someone you love is battling cancer, serious illness, depression, grief, or loss, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Resources of hope for people in pain