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Caring for a Dying Friend


Editor’s Note: the following poem was written by Karen Mulder’s friend Ruth, who attends church with Karen. My Friend My friend Mayo Clinic Devastating news: Cancer! Surgery to remove pancreas, spleen and a portion of the liver. “O Lord, my friend is very ill. Grant me the wisdom and the strength to walk this road […]

A Battle with Cancer


There are few words that strike terror in the heart like the word cancer.  It is such a silent, insidious disease.  A survivor usually wonders when and where it will strike next.  At age 53, I was diagnosed with colon cancer.  I was afraid, anxious, and angry.  Why had this happened to me? In the […]