There is Hope

Steve McKinionUncategorized4 Comments

Harrison’s previous monthly hospital visit was for sedation and chemo administration in his spine.  Why his spine?  Because God designed human bodies with certain safeguards.  One of this is the blood-brain barrier.  Blood can pass through this barrier, but anything larger than a blood cell cannot.  Additionally, many medicines–including chemotherapies–cannot either.  This is to protect our brain from unwelcome intruders. … Read More

A Sibling in the Fight

Steve McKinionUncategorized4 Comments

Sixteen years ago today my wife was in the hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland, where she had spent most of the previous three months. She was pregnant, but suffering from severe hypertension: pre-eclampsia. We were expecting our first child. Thousands of miles from family. Just after midnight she called from the maternity ward (yes, ward). She was in a giant room … Read More