Blog Archive: K Reynolds

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

One afternoon, when I was four or five years old, my friend from across the alley came over to play. While playing house, I got the idea that the little closet that jutted out from the wall of my bedroom would make a perfect little house. My friend... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 12, 2008
It was the summer of 1974. I was thirteen years old and I had been visiting an aunt in Arizona. During my visit, I had an opportunity to attend a Christian camp in Prescott, AZ. A cousin of my mom's was going to be working at that camp. She had... read more
1559 words · ~6 minutes to read · published Aug 11, 2008
Often when we think about impacting our world, we only think about impacting it with a big bang. While a big bang certainly will draw attention, it is not the only way to make a difference in the world around us. I am not suggesting big projects... read more
797 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 10, 2008
Each summer I am faced with a challenge. I have to take 1422 elementary schoolaged children who probably don't know each other and get them to work like a welloiled machine. I have to do this in less than a week. At the end of the week they... read more
915 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 05, 2008
I think it goes like this." My head shot up at these words and I quickly approached the speaker who was adding some K'NeX pieces to the roller coaster section they were working on. There were no K'NeXprints (blueprints) in sight. Before I... read more
1022 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 05, 2008
They say that diamonds are a girl's best friend but that's not true in my case. When I was growing up, the denomination to which my family belonged frowned upon the wearing of jewelry. This was apparently quite a trial for many women but I... read more
645 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 27, 2008
The last week of June, I sat in a room at the radiation treatment center in a major hospital where I'd be doing the final phase of my breast cancer treatment. It had been a long road since my diagnosis back in December 2007 and it would be another... read more
718 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 26, 2008
So often when we see, hear or think about the words The Lord God our provider we think in terms of the material world only. While it is true God does provide material needs (note the emphasis on the word needs), those are by no means the only things... read more
1143 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 12, 2008
In John Bunyan's classic allegory Pilgrim's Progress, Christian stops by the house of the Interpreter. In one of the rooms, Christian encounters two children. Their names are Patience and Passion. Patience is sitting quietly in a chair.... read more
426 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 30, 2008
For 400 years, the descendants of Israel (Jacob) had lived in Egypt. At first, they were treated as honored guests but with the passage of time, things changed. Eventually, they lost the favored status they'd held and were reduced to the status of... read more
768 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 30, 2008
This morning I was nervously sitting in a little waiting room with four other women. The fact that I was draped in a gown and had abandoned my head gear did not make me feel more comfortable. Six months had passed since the mammogram which had found... read more
582 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 26, 2008
While I was undergoing chemo, the wonderful sisters in one of my small groups brought meals to our home for the five days following treatments. They did this every two weeks from February until June. It was a tremendous blessing for us in more ways... read more
604 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 22, 2008
When I was a very young child, I learned a little song in Sunday School. Oh be careful little eyes what you see, Oh be careful little eyes what you see, For the Father up above is looking down in love, So be careful little eyes what you see. Oh be... read more
873 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 22, 2008
I've developed a new obsession over the past couple of weeks. I stare intently into a mirror at least a couple of times a day looking for sprouts. As the hairs that did not fall out are getting a bit longer, I am continuously on the lookout for... read more
378 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 18, 2008
I went to see a radiation oncologist today and heard the words I've been waiting to hear without my prompting them. As she flipped through my chart she said "I see you are now cancerfree." Yes, I'd been told there was no lymph node... read more
672 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 17, 2008
This blog was written on June 15, 2008. I think it is important to note that I had my last chemo infusion on June 6, 2008. I had been receiving chemo every two weeks instead of the typical three weeks since February 29 as I had a very aggressive form... read more
1625 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Jun 15, 2008
My father passed away when I was only 16 so for many years Father's Day was a somewhat painful day for me. So, since I can't thank him personally, I thought I'd tell all of the wonderful fathers here at Christianblog.com thank you for... read more
489 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 14, 2008
I want to thank everyone for the prayers which have gone up on my behalf. Now that I am a week past my last chemo treatment, I really feel like I have finally come to the end of that road. The sideeffects from my last treatment have subsided. Things... read more
479 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 13, 2008
A common saying amongst cancer survivors is I have cancer but cancer does not have me! I believe this can apply to so many things in our lives. You may not have cancer. You may have other things you grapple with in life. Perhaps you have a chronic... read more
342 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 13, 2008
I feel like I've just managed to crawl up out of a very turbulent sea and I'm now trying to catch my breath on the shore. The waves are reaching for me threatening to pull me back in but I'm just beyond their reach. This is what it feels... read more
527 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 11, 2008
Over the years, I've heard a lot of discussions and debates as to when and how Christ will return. I've heard people say there will be a rapture of the saints. I've heard people argue the word rapture isn't in the Bible and therefore... read more
675 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 07, 2008
I have my last chemo treatment today at about 11:00 a.m. or so. The actual treatment lasts five hours. The funny thing about chemo is nowadays, due to the premeds they use, most people feel fine for the first day or two. It takes time for the drugs to... read more
932 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 06, 2008
Humanity as a whole, whether we like it or not, is actually pretty egocentric. Beginning with infancy, the center of our world is primarily, well, us. If something pleases us, we do it willingly. If something does not please us, we either refuse to do... read more
452 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 05, 2008
For you, O God, tested us; you refined us like silver. You brought us into prison and laid burdens on our backs. You let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance. Psalm 66:1012 (NIV) I've... read more
652 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 04, 2008
My eyes filled with tears as I read a message posted by the husband of a woman who is in hospice. He was letting everyone know that he has learned his wife probably has one or two days at the most to live. She had been battling cancer for nearly two... read more
563 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 03, 2008
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