This Thanksgiving Here is What I am Thankful for Today

Technically this is the second Thanksgiving after the death of my Dad. But in reality it feels like the first. Amidst this season of pain and loss I learned something last night that brought a smile to my face and made me thankful. Its Eric Paul’s haircut. After fighting leukemia at Stanford Medical Center the disease is in remission and he is resuming his life. He posted about getting a haircut yesterday. So I am thankful for that haircut and Eric’s health bouncing back. Its most welcome to hear good news and I am happy for him,  his wife Michelle and his family. Continue reading

Maintaining a Promise Given as My Father was Dying….

In late October of 2018 while my Dad was ill a promise was made to my sister. I suggested when the illness was over that we visit New York City and make some positive memories. In planning for that in October of 2019 I did a reconnaissance trip to New York City to see what the city is like. I am determined to keep that promise made during a difficult time of life. After all travel does not have to be as a result of illness and dying. Continue reading

Go Fund Me Established for Jordan and Tali Kauflin as their Son Deals with Leukemia

A Go Fund Me was set up for Jordan and Tali Kauflin as they deal with the expenses with Jack Kaulfin’s chemotherapy treatment. The Kauflin’s son relapsed with his leukemia. This blog is going to donate a small amount and asking others to give as well. Why? This blog doesn’t want conflict to pop up in the hospital room, like it did in my Mom’s terminal illness.  Continue reading

Joe Carter Writes a Solid Article at The Gospel Coalition About Why Christians Should Embrace Vaccines

Joe Carter at The Gospel Coalition hit a home run out of the park with an article he did on Christians and vaccines. Joe explains why Christians should embrace vaccines and dismantles many of the conspiracy theories pushed by the anti-vaccination crowd. The Wondering Eagle would like to give a shout out to Joe and commend him for this article. While I often disagree with The Gospel Coalition I very much agree with what Joe is saying about the importance of vaccines.  Continue reading