Mark on the Move

Another Interview with Myself

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In an earlier blog post, I suggested that you ask yourself questions to see how you may think differently today than you did when you first had a stroke or some other health crisis.  Many things have changed for me since my strokes in 2007 and I’m sure many things have changed for you as […]

Thanks for the Storm

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I know some of you are probably wondering why I would even suggest that we can be thankful for the storms in our lives, because after all, storms usually bring chaos. When I first suffered strokes back in 2007, I can’t say that I felt immediately grateful.  In fact, I wasn’t sure what life would […]

At the Heart of Giving

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Anyone who has the gift of serving should serve. Anyone who has the gift of teaching should teach. Whoever has the gift of encouraging others should encourage. Whoever has the gift of giving to others should give freely. Anyone who has the gift of being a leader should try hard when he leads. Whoever has the […]

On the Way to Mother’s Day

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To be honest, I will never approach Mother’s Day again without remembering what happened to me that day in May of 2007 as my son and I searched for Mother’s Day cards in the Hallmark store.  It seemed like just another day until my head started pounding and my knees grew weak.  I went outside, […]

Only God

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Sometimes it takes a crisis before we truly recognize the things that are important, that is the ones that God knows are important for us.  Before I had two strokes, I was confident in the direction of my life.  I knew what it was like to graduate from college, get married and raise a family, […]