by Donna M. Brown Fear’s icy fingers gripped my throat when the nurse’s aide pointed down a long, long corridor at the Huntsman Cancer Center toward my destination. It meant walking reverently through a waiting room where bald-headed little people sat wrapped in blankets and gowns wavering as if at any minute they might fall. […]
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” Luke 6:38 by Donna Messerly-Brown There is something very empowering about surviving the unthinkable (over and over), then learning you […]
by Donna Messerly-Brown Fifteen years and 50 pounds ago I hiked that trail on Cedar Mountain pushing a baby stroller. I remember it so clearly, it was the day the trail was dedicated in 1996 — Smokey Bear’s 50th anniversary. I was chair of the Iron County Utah State Centennial committee and believed it was […]
11 You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, 12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.