The Stories

  • Breathe Again

    "She has held her breath for so long, she has forgotten how to breathe." This is a line from one of the poems I wrote when my daughter Emma was diagnosed with Anorexia and stayed in an inpatient facility for two months.

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  • Passing Grace Along

    I received a 'GRACE' key from my wife's bible study church group when I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (throat cancer) in November 2013. Since then I underwent both chemo and radiation treatments and lost 50 lbs. I prayed for God's Grace constantly and accepted whatever the outcome. This was the perfect key for me as God showered me with his Grace and I was told on June 3rd, 2014 that I was cancer free. I relied on my faith in God and the love of both my home family and church family for strength. Gog is great! Passing...

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  • Things Can And Will Get Better

    I gave my key away today. It was the most humbling and deep thing I think I have done. I wasn't expecting my emotions to be so strong when giving it away, but I have to admit, it got to me. I held my emotions together while giving it to this young girl but afterward I started getting a huge rush of complex emotions that just consumed me as I got into my car. Now, my story: I was sitting at home this early afternoon when I decided I wanted to go get some lunch. I was not sure on...

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  • Believe In The Possibility

    I stopped in store back in May and saw the keys and immediately thought of my Daughter who was heading off to college in August. I looked long and hard at the keys since the instructions where clear that I needed to buy it and pass it along to her after I was done. The word BELIEVE just jumped out. I recently had started a new position at my company and was actually killing time in the store between appointments. I figured I needed to believe in myself to be successful. Well the mid year numbers are out and I...

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  • Inspirational Friendship

    INSPIRING-as my dear friend just finished going through a double mastectomy.

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