Blog Archive: K Reynolds

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

Many times we look at other ChristFollowers who are going through very public storms and wistfully think we could never be half as strong as they are. We forget those people are ChristFollowers just like us. They have the same weaknesses and fears... read more
708 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 26, 2008
I feel a bit reluctant about writing this as so many people are facing such huge financial challenges right now. We've been pretty fortunate in that my husband and I both work for nonprofit educational institutions rather than in the business... read more
761 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 26, 2008
I've always loved Thanksgiving. It may have something to do with the fact that my birthday falls on Thanksgiving every few years. If this year wouldn't have been a leap year, it would have fallen on Thanksgiving this year, in fact. Actually, I... read more
621 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 25, 2008
As sin survivors, we always need to be on guard for recurrences. Just like there are many different types of cancers, there are also many different types of sin which we are susceptible to. While the particular sin which we may be more prone to... read more
689 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 24, 2008
From February 29 until June 6, meals arrived at my home every two weeks for five days after each chemo treatment. This was a tremendous blessing to my husband and I. On the first day, we would arrive home exhausted since my chemo infusions took most... read more
733 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 23, 2008
I'm looking out the window right now. As I gaze at the little woods behind my house, I'm initially struck by how dismal everything looks. It's cold outside. The trees which had been so green are standing black and bare against the sky. The... read more
454 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 23, 2008
Wrapped up in pride and full of arrogant words, I put on a show for all to see. Disdainfully setting myself above others, carefully averting my eyes from the mirror of truth it is easy to believe the lies of flattering lips which are nothing but... read more
575 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 22, 2008
These words on the page jumped out at me: But as for me, I will always have hope, I will praise you more and more. Psalms 71:14 (NIV) What a bold declaration! Yet, as I thought about it, I think it is a statement which is critical to make. You cannot... read more
385 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 21, 2008
Every day we're bombarded with images of what it means to be worthy. Society tries to teach us that you have to be one of the beautiful people and then paints a picture of what that type of person looks like. You have to have the right job, the... read more
764 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 20, 2008
Last night, as I was reading through some postings on another site, my heart suddenly froze. Oh no, not again. I read through the post carefully again and then let my eyes drop to the signature at the bottom of the page. It was a post written by a... read more
547 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 18, 2008
Last week I had written about a wellknown forum for breast cancer patients and survivors had gone offline. At the time, I had written about how God always keeps the communication line between us and him open. Well, on Thursday the forum was still... read more
452 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 17, 2008
For the past few days I've been listening to the song Mighty To Save by Laura Story a lot. In fact, I'm listening to it right now. I decided to follow Jesus forty years ago and I've been doing it ever since. I wish I could say that I have... read more
540 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 16, 2008
My pastor used an analogy today which I really liked and I want to pass it on as food for thought. While we are saved by grace there comes a time when we are also judged according to our works. 1 Corinthians 3:1113 (NLT). Some may be tempted to say,... read more
325 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 16, 2008
I just returned from the funeral of an 87 yearold beautiful princess of God. She was a quiet, unassuming woman with a beautiful smile. Her death did not make the headlines. As her pastor said at her funeral, the world would not build a monument to... read more
651 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 16, 2008
Who do people see when they look at me? This is a very sobering question. In order to answer it, I guess I first need to ask myself who are they supposed to see? Galatians 2:20 says: I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but... read more
342 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 15, 2008
Today I got to do something I've wanted to do for some time. One Saturday a month, people at my church volunteer to serve lunch to the families a Ronald McDonald House. When we first started doing this, I was unable to go due to some prior... read more
795 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 15, 2008
Since the late 1960's America's public schools have really taken a beating. Unfortunately, a lot of it has come from Christians. As a ChristFollower who works in a public school district, I have really felt the criticism (and fire) from other... read more
1794 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2008
I have a student who is an absolute joy to work with. He is only seven years old but he already has a clearcut goal. He wants to be very successful in school. He has some obstacles. He lives in the innercity. The povertyrate at his school is 70.... read more
722 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2008
It started last evening. I tried to hop on a wellknown breast cancer soundoff board which I haunt. Oh no. I got a strange looking screen with an error message which was written in big, ominouslooking letters. Oops. I must have made some sort of... read more
733 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2008
I looked dismally at the results from the blood tests I had to have every two weeks prior to chemo. I could look at them online on my electronic medical chart and I had printed out the current one as well as the previous ones and brought them with me... read more
422 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 13, 2008
I'm fast coming up on the one year anniversary of that fateful mammogram which revealed I had breast cancer (November 21). That means I'm coming up on my one year anniversary of getting the news . Try as you might, with these anniversaries... read more
558 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2008
When I was a child, my mother was involved in Children's Ministries. I remember one particular story she used to share. An elderly woman is reading a book and she comes across a poem which goes something like this: If you truly love Jesus, Then do... read more
577 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 10, 2008
It was 1984. I was heading down to Iowa for a family get together and feeling a bit anxious. One of my grandmother's sisters had been diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) a few years earlier. I'd heard that her condition was... read more
731 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 10, 2008
"What do you mean I don't have enough tears? I stared at the ophthalmologist for a moment. I'd gone in for a routine eye exam. Right before starting chemo I had noticed I had developed a bad habit of pulling off my uh...bifocals in order... read more
643 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 09, 2008
A few years ago, a coworker asked me if I was going anywhere over a long weekend. I happened to mention I was going out of state for a family gettogether. She expressed her sympathy. I had to tell her that I was looking forward to it. In my case... read more
779 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 06, 2008
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