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I have a Bible verse propped up on my desk as a great reminder throughout the day. It reads, “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for Me?” (Jeremiah 32:27). Of course the answer to that is a resounding NO! I would like to share a few encouraging stories that illustrate how nothing is impossible for God.
Never, ever, ever give up.
With time running short, the nation’s health care rolls still aren’t filling up fast enough.
The standards for athletic programs in Ahwatukee seem to be getting higher by the season.
Recently I saw a story about 10 tons of marijuana being seized at the Arizona border, and I couldn’t help but think, “Why?” Why are our brave police officers and border patrol agents wasting their time on seizing marijuana when there are millions of dollars of dangerous hard drugs and thousands of illegal immigrants slipping through the border?
When thinking of health care one must remember that Obamacare uses Cost Benefit Analysis when deciding how to treat you. This means that different options for treatment are considered, but cost and age are plugged into their equation to determine, not what is best for you, but what Obamacare is going to do. They select the cheapest option for your care. They have a limit on the treatment cost. It is something like $22,000 for six months.
Have you ever walked through a season in your life you thought might break you? I’m not talking about the everyday stuff. We’re each going to wrestle with our share of broken air conditioners in July, cranky bosses, and family feuds. I’m talking about soul crushing, heart wrenching times when getting through the days takes a herculean effort. When you can’t lift yourself out of the pit despite all of your coping resources – faith, friends, family, chocolate ice cream. And wine, in the name of truth telling.
Ahwatukee residents Nate, Lisa, James, and Jacob Warren participated on Nov. 2 in the PURPLESTRIDE, Silicon Valley 5K/Walk. Their team represented Ahwatukee resident Tina Thiele, who recently passed away of pancreatic cancer. Team Tina placed second in this event and raised $14,486.00. The Warren family would like to thank all of their sponsors who contributed on behalf of Team Tina.
Born Margaret Augusta Fueglein in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 26, 1932; Margaret (Pat) met Thomas Mayer through Tom’s cousin, Dorothy Bradley, fell in love, and were married on May 2, 1953.
With a mile left, and a substantial lead, Dani Jones was starting to feel a little off when the Desert Vista junior got the inspiration she needed.
HERE: Teen program at Ironwood Nov. 9
Budget battles never seem to end in Washington, DC. And, like a real battle, there are casualties. Among them are people with diseases and disabilities hoping for new medical breakthroughs.
Unless you are an unfortunate soul who is allergic to peanuts, nobody doesn’t like peanut butter, to paraphrase Sarah Lee’s famous tag line.
The Light The Night Walk, efforts to support cancer survivors, will occur on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Tempe Arts Park, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway.
The Desert Vista freshman football team decided they wanted some real action against cancer.
The staff at BellaVista Dental in Ahwatukee Foothills are always looking for ways to get involved in the community, but when a longtime patient was diagnosed with cancer she inspired the employees to help out in a whole new way.
The "Dig Pink" volleyball game between Desert Vista Thunder and Mountain Pointe Pride at Desert Vista on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Arlene Boucher and Linda Harward ran a raffle game to raise money for breast cancer donations at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix on October 24, 2013.
Desert Vista hosted a "Dig Pink" volleyball game against Mountain Pointe High School for breast cancer awareness in Desert Vista High School in Phoenix on October 24, 2013.
Desert Vista supporters wear pink for the breast cancer awareness game in Desert Vista High School in Phoenix on October 24, 2013.
If only cancer research was so efficient, well-rounded and exacting then families throughout the world wouldn’t be devastated as they are way too often these days.
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) announced that area resident Gloria Full has been awarded its Ellen Glesby Cohen Leadership Award. LFR is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and health care professionals with critical information on the disease.
The event seemingly gets bigger every year. And rightfully so, but the Dig Pink event, and the cause behind it, can never do enough.
The risk of carrying a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer is ten times greater among women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent than among the general population. With growing concern over what preventive measures Jewish women should take, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in Chandler Arizona is organizing a community awareness workshop on how Jewish law views this modern day medical dilemma.
There are three killer insults on the body: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. We need some level of inflammation to stay healthy so tissue and wounds heal from infections and injuries, however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and a silent killer that accelerates aging, prevents fat loss and increases risk of disease.