“Must. Spend. Time. With. Jesus!” | S01E17

What would you do with more time and mental space on your hands? Katie Hubbard lets you know where her heart was inclined when time was on her hands. She kept juggling many of the demands of life (Easter preparations, speaking at church, prom dress shopping), but when cancer forced her to slow down, she… Continue reading “Must. Spend. Time. With. Jesus!” | S01E17

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“A Living Hope” | S01E16

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3) On Easter Sunday 2015, Katie Hubbard knew that she was dying. She also knew she… Continue reading “A Living Hope” | S01E16

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“Not One. Single. Regret” | S01E15

In this episode, Katie Hubbard talks about living life as a mom in ministry with no regrets. When you say ‘yes’ to Jesus, you often walk an unconventional road. However, as Katie makes clear in a journal entry and email, the way is filled with blessing. You will appreciate Katie’s characteristic humor in this podcast,… Continue reading “Not One. Single. Regret” | S01E15

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“I Must Cling To What Is True Rather Than To What I Feel” S01 | E14

In this episode, Katie Hubbard simply ponders examples from Scripture where people express faith or disbelief in the face of fear and pain. “Where is your faith?” It was a question Jesus asked many people in his day, and Katie heard the divine challenge in her own.  Her subsequent journal entry ends with an epigram,… Continue reading “I Must Cling To What Is True Rather Than To What I Feel” S01 | E14

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“I Can Have Cancer And A Good Life” S01 | E11

Katie Hubbard had struggled through the final week of February 2015, but she surged into a new season of faith and hope in the face of cancer when March rolled around. She identifies the source of the change in her first journal entry for the month. The first was practical, or circumstantial. We rearranged our… Continue reading “I Can Have Cancer And A Good Life” S01 | E11

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A Prayer Time With Katie

In this special episode, I want to give you a chance to hear Katie Hubbard in prayer … not just her voice coming through as I read her journal entries … but her actual voice. I recorded a handful of prayer times we shared together in 2014 and 2015. There were not remarkable occasions, but I… Continue reading A Prayer Time With Katie

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“I Feel Like The Train Has Gone Off The Rails” | S01E09

When Katie wrote the two entries featured on today’s podcast, cancer treatment and pain medication had combined to leave her so low you can actually see it in her handwriting. If you only had her journal entries, you would assume that she was simply sitting in her bedroom trying to get over her fatigue and… Continue reading “I Feel Like The Train Has Gone Off The Rails” | S01E09

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“Every day is a gift and I have a choice” | S01E08

The presence of cancer and the threat of paralysis cannot overwhelm a soul that trusts in God. This week’s podcast features Katie at her best in the worst of times. She opens her heart in a journal entry (below), email, and Caring Bridge post with striking vulnerability, spirituality, and wit. She was passing through a… Continue reading “Every day is a gift and I have a choice” | S01E08

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“Dealing with a Stage IV Diagnosis” S01 | E07

How do you keep living forward day after day with a Stage IV cancer diagnosis? If you’re Katie, you just open your Bible up and read the next passage. Then, you open your journal up and write out the verse(s) that meant the most to you, underlining the words that matter most. That’s what you… Continue reading “Dealing with a Stage IV Diagnosis” S01 | E07

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“I Feel Hopeful” S01 | E06

Katie was living with Stage IV cancer and didn’t often wake up feeling happy or hopeful. Her journal entry from January 31 was uncharacteristically upbeat for this season of life. She sets a good example for all of us going through hard times. It’s OK to feel happy and even better to express it to… Continue reading “I Feel Hopeful” S01 | E06

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