Our dear Vincent Wayne Chaney passed away on December 11, 2020, just one day shy of the 6 year anniversary of his mother’s death, which is referenced in this post. Nearly six years after first writing these words, I am re–sharing them in loving memory of our “Uncle Baby.” Have you ever met someone who exudes true Godly joy in the midst of every situation? … Continue reading Contagious Joy
For everyone who has been following my journey, this post is filled with pictures that tell the story of my 23 days in the hospital following my Pancreatectomy, Splenectomy and Islet Cell Transplant in November. During that time we witnessed God’s answers to the unceasing prayers of you the faithful warriors. We saw God’s miracles. I can’t thank you all enough for your loving prayers … Continue reading Pictures Are Worth Infinite Words
“I am the captain now.” These are the commanding words I imagined my pancreas saying to me as it reared its ugly tail and stared me down. Clearly, I was in a state of delirium from unrelenting pain, nevertheless, this encounter felt very real. I had seen previews for the movie Captain Phillips and pictured my pancreas in the role of the hijacker Somali pirate … Continue reading Farewell, Captain!