Merry Christmas From The Ceases!

From all of us, to all of you, Merry Christmas!  We are excited to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus!  May you and yours have a wonderful Christmas day! ...
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What to do When You Don’t ‘Feel’ God

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” – Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) As a minister of the Gospel and a follower of Jesus, I have counseled many Christians who were experiencing a season of not ...
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Steph & Abby Update: 10/18/12

It is hard to believe that all of this began over 2 weeks ago.  A fever, a cancelled 'Babymoon', upper-respiratory infection, flu, emergency room, admittance to the hospital, emergency transfer to ICU, intubation (life support), pulmonary arrest, emergency C-section, induced coma, ...
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Steph & Abby Update: 10/12/12 1:06 am

The past two days have been a whirlwind to say the least.  On Monday my wife was being slowly awaken from an induced coma, removed from life support, and forced to begin the process of trying to recover not only ...
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Pray for Charity: Steph & Abby Update 10/10/2012 3:58pm

It is very easy to allow oneself to ignore the world around you when you are in crisis.  Even post-crisis, I was tempted to ignore my identity as a Christian and neglect the Golden Rule.  However, God in His grace ...
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Answered Prayers: Steph & Abby Update 10/10/12 9:52am CST

I am so overwhelmed by the love and support that has been showed to my little family over the last few days.  Even more humbling is God's grace towards us, His patience with us (me especially), and His mercy in ...
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A Poem For Baby Abby

Like a thief in the night, you stole my heart. You came all of the sudden, bringing joy to my sorrow. With your arrival, there came peace, joy and love. I'm grateful for the Father's grace, and pray that you ...
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Steph & Abby Update: 10/09/12 8:46PM CST: Big Steps & Sober Reminders

Today was a pivotal day for Steph.  While she still is having a lot of memory problems due to the induced coma , she has bounced back in an amazing way.  She was moved to a chair this morning, and ...
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Steph & Abby Brief Update & Meal Planning – 10/09/12 1:22pm (CST)

Steph is a bit more lucid today and has been able to hold Abby briefly.  She is still very confused as to what is going on, why she can't have Abby in the room, and even where she is.  She ...
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