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December 24, 2017

It's Christmas Eve and I am reminiscing over Christmas past.  The pictures I'm sharing is one of Celeste and Jacob at candlelight service December 2013 and the other one is of Jacob and Celeste with their grandmother December 2014. 

Thinking about our tra...

June 18, 2017

As Father's Day approaches, I have been thinking a lot about our Good, Good Father.  I'm sure most of you have heard this song by Chris Tomlin.  It's one of my favorites and it holds a special place in my heart.  

I remember when this song first came out....

March 12, 2017

I will never forget the day that Jacob had to start his radiation treatment.  We walked into this huge office where there were different areas sectioned off with seating.  Chairs lined the glass wall by the door you walked in and to the right and left you had the secti...

October 29, 2016

I am so overwhelmed tonight as I write about our last event. Everyone is probably wondering what took me so long to post something! It's been a pretty tough month or year I should say.  We are still working through all the changes and pain that we have felt ever since...

September 16, 2016

What does "Bringing Awareness" or "Being Aware" actually mean and what do we do with it?  I knew I wanted to write something this month about Childhood Cancer Awareness since it is September.  I was putting it off as long as I could and taking my time as to what I want...

August 9, 2016

What do you do when you are stuck in the hospital for weeks at a time?  What about at the clinic when your appointment takes all day?  Any ideas?  What if we are talking about a child or a teenager?  Yes, that makes a difference.  For us adults it might be a little eas...

July 8, 2016

How do you celebrate in the midst of pain?  I have often wondered that myself.  It's not something you give much thought to.  It's something that just happens.  The question usually arises when you find yourself right in the middle of it.  The pain that is.  Pain that...

June 26, 2016

We had the privilege of assembling our care packages in our very own personalized drawstring bags!  We are super excited to be able to present these wonderful bags full of goodies to the children.  Our hope is that it brings a smile to their face.  

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June 11, 2016

How much can $5.00 buy you now a days?  A meal at McDonald's, an ice-cream cone from Chick-fil-A for the whole family, a subway sandwich, a Tall Frappuccino from Starbucks, or a pizza from Little Caesars. Well there is always tax but you get the picture. We have a chal...

May 18, 2016

You may  be wondering "What has Jacob's Ladder Foundation been up to lately?"  So I thought I would give you a quick update and let you in on some great ideas we have for the foundation.  As you all know, this foundation was birthed from the heart of a 14 year old unde...

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