Blog Archive: K Reynolds

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by K Reynolds @kreynolds

I live in the middle of North America. I never even saw the ocean until I was 16 years old and I was peering down at it from an airplane headed for Europe. However, about 150 miles north of where I lived as a child lies Lake Superior, the largest... read more
474 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Dec 14, 2010
Earlier today, Bethy and I were talking about favorite Christmas carols. No, The Ukrainian Bell Carol otherwise known as The Carol of the Bells is not my very favorite Christmas carol. I just thought it might get us thinking about a carol or carols... read more
446 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 13, 2010
Three years ago... Earlier today, I noted the date. December 13th. My mind went back to December 13, 2007 at around 4:00 p.m. I remember how another teacher took my students out to the bus along with her class so I could call pathology before they... read more
276 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 13, 2010
I took today off as I wanted to make it a day of reflection. Less than hours from now will mark the one year anniversary of day I went to sleep as usual and woke up battling for my life. I realize that many have heard the story. Indeed, a number of... read more
683 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Dec 10, 2010
In one of my recent blogs , the comments turned to the sharing of favorite Christmas carols and songs. While sometimes we might have a favorite song simply because we like the way it sounds, there are times when a song has a particular meaning to us.... read more
710 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 07, 2010
If you have been hanging around CB over the past year or two or three, then you are probably aware of the fact that December has historically been a rather... exciting month for me. When I mentioned to my oncologist back in November that I was feeling... read more
332 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 06, 2010
Dear Kiwibird and Shanijane, I am hoping at least one of you come in from the beach andor fishing long enough to see this. According to my calculations, it is now summer down under. I hope you are enjoying summer very much. I really do! It is very...... read more
262 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 06, 2010
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose. Jim Elliot The message of the Gospel is all about selfsacrifice. At it's very core, it tells us how Jesus sacrificed Himself (His life was not taken; He gave it) for... read more
312 words · ~1 minute to read · published Dec 05, 2010
It is that time of year again. It is time to place your orders for your Minnesota White Christmas Kits! Okay, so there were a few technical difficulties last year. I got carried off to ICU and hmm... I sort of wonder about the timing of that one. It... read more
539 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Dec 01, 2010
Earlier this morning, I read a blog called Sometimes You Have To Encourage Yourself written by efrank. My reply got a bit lengthy so I shortened it and decided to post the rest of it in this blog. When I was diagnosed with cancer, I realized... read more
453 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 30, 2010
My son gave me a little music box for my 50th birthday this past weekend. Here is a picture of it: He told me he saw it and knew that was the perfect gift for me. If you know me you will certainly agree... it is a K sort of thing! The words inscribed... read more
513 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 29, 2010
On December 3, 2007, I sat staring at a message on my computer which alerted me to the fact that I had a tumor growing within me and there was an 85 chance it was breast cancer. I'd just been with friends celebrating my 47th birthday the night... read more
379 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 28, 2010
There is something which many people claim to be prayer but I do not believe it is. At least I do not believe God honors it as such. It involves selfishness and making bargains with God. "If you do this for me God, then I will do this for... read more
500 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 21, 2010
The young man eagerly ran to Jesus and cast himself down at Jesus' feet. The young man was wealthy whereas Jesus was the son of a poor carpenter who wandered through the countryside with no place to call his own. Do we really understand that this... read more
346 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 21, 2010
Dear CB Family, For family is what a number of you have become to me over the years. Please know that my family and I have felt and appreciated your love and prayers so much over these past three years. Truly God has used you to bless me...even when... read more
560 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 19, 2010
Definition of Repent 1 : to turn from sin and dedicate oneself to the amendment of one's life 2 a : to feel regret or contrition b : to change one's mind Source: In the world of second grade, I hear the words "I'm sorry" often.... read more
384 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 18, 2010
Last night during a discussion in chat with abelajohnb and shanijane, I discovered that CB officially opened on November 16, 2006. This morning I saw that an official announcement had been made in regards to that which in turn has led me to writing... read more
529 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 17, 2010
Earlier today, I was trying to find a quote by C.S. Lewis which I wanted to forward to a friend. While I did find my quote, I came across another quote from Mere Christianity which I would like to share here. Lewis writes: "Imagine yourself as a... read more
570 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2010
Over the past few weeks Jaime Jamgochian's rendition of the song "The Stand" has been played quite frequently over the local radio station I listen to. I've loved that song from the first moment I heard it years ago by Michael W.... read more
763 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2010
Earlier this evening, I took a peek at some of my blogs which had recent views from other websites. To my surprise, I saw one which I published back on March 2, 2009 exactly one year after my first chemo infusion hit me full force. The blog is... read more
664 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2010
In Confessions which was written about 397 A.D., St. Augustine shares this account from his teenage years. Near our vineyard there was a pear tree laden with fruit that was not attractive in either flavor or form. One night, when I at the age of... read more
766 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2010
I awakened this morning to a world that was transformed from an ugly brown into the winter wonderland you see in the picture. By the way, the object to the right in the picture is not a bush. It is the limb from a tree which usually is high in the sky... read more
481 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2010
There is a well known phrase which says Love means never having to say I'm sorry. Really? I think that phrase should be rewritten to say Love means wanting to say I'm sorry. Early in our marriage, my husband illustrated this for me... read more
385 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 11, 2010
While doing some research for another blog, I came across a short video of a Native American tale about a pear tree. Please take a couple of minutes to watch this tale entitled "The Pear Tree". This tale struck a chord with me. I do not know... read more
244 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 09, 2010
As I was reading a comment in one of my blogs earlier this morning, I got to thinking once again about the things in life that really matter. While I have, over the years tried to focus on those things, the events in my life over the past three years... read more
313 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 08, 2010
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