Angels in our Life: Courageous Cody

photoMy friend’s 20-year-old son just went through surgery to remove his leg. He had contracted an aggressive form of cancer and after many months of treatments to save the leg, it was necessary to remove it this last week to save his life.

We all had hoped and prayed that Cody would be able to keep his leg. Two legs are nicer than one. But when it came down to the nitty gritty, life is better than two legs.

A few months ago, I was at a youth meeting where the speaker brought up Matthew 18:8-9, where Christ says if your hand or foot offends thee, cut it off, for “it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.” Continue reading

Angels in our Lives: Deevoted Daddy

I started the Angels series thinking it would be nice to write about inspiring people who truly deserve our hero-worship, instead of Hollywood celebrities who mostly get it.

Today’s angel is a devoted father who knew how to treasure and make the most of each moment with his family.  His name is DEE.  He’s my friend, Crystal’s, Dad.  She wrote me about him after The Magical Box post, and I knew he was definitely an angel I had to explore. Continue reading