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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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Anger

Our Choice

June 23, 2022

Although you may not always like the presence of your anger, you can make choices about how you handle it. The Anger Workbook by Les Carter, PHD, Fran...

Endurance for the Journey

Lessons From A Hummingbird

June 16, 2022

Birds find nooks and crannies in your house, Sparrows and swallows make nests there. They lay their eggs and raise their young, Singing their songs in...

Anger

The Problem with Anger

June 16, 2022

Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry – but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Don’t go to bed angry. Don’t give...

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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