“Unbelief Just Makes the Journey More Difficult” S01 | E51

The days leading up to Christmas in 2015 were filled with frustration because of cancer, fatigue, and preparations to move from IL to WI. As she surveyed the scripture, Katie Hubbard knew two things: unbelief would make the journey ahead harder and there were poor people around her already suffering misery during the holidays. As… Continue reading “Unbelief Just Makes the Journey More Difficult” S01 | E51

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“I Know Good Things Come Of Hard Things, But …” S01 | E50

In this podcast episode, Katie Hubbard gives you a window into all the small stresses that compounded her challenge of living with advanced stage cancer. Anyone rubbing shoulders with her during this time would know that she was taking most of her frustrations to the Lord, instead of airing them out for others to hear.… Continue reading “I Know Good Things Come Of Hard Things, But …” S01 | E50

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“I Feel Like Cinderella Going To The Ball” S01 | E49

How could a woman living with a terminal cancer diagnosis possibly feel like she was under a benevolent magic spell? For Katie Hubbard, it boiled down to this: she could see example after example of how God had been generous to her. This podcast provides a wonderful window into the power of a proper perspective.… Continue reading “I Feel Like Cinderella Going To The Ball” S01 | E49

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“What Do You Do On This Side of the Jordan?” S01 | E48

Katie Hubbard was nearing the end of her long journey through life with cancer. She didn’t know how close, of course, but she could sense it. Curiously, her Bible reading had taken her from Genesis through the Torah, to the book of Deuteronomy, where Moses contemplates the ways of God on “this side of the… Continue reading “What Do You Do On This Side of the Jordan?” S01 | E48

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“The Life of Futility Is Fearing When There Is No One To Fear” S01 | E47

Katie Hubbard walked the road of life with God knowing that veering off to the right or to the left would lead her into futility and fear, especially with cancer. Nothing helped her keep her gaze more fixedly on God that reading the Scriptures diligently. When she beheld God in the word, she was better… Continue reading “The Life of Futility Is Fearing When There Is No One To Fear” S01 | E47

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Stay Open Before God With Your Bible Open Before God S01 | E46

Katie Hubbard’s journal entries from mid-November 2015 cover the range of emotions from gratitude to repentance to impatience for a cure for cancer. Two things stand out: First, all her emotional output is directed God-ward. It’s gratefulness to God, repentance toward God, and impatience with God … before God. Second, all her emotional wrestling is… Continue reading Stay Open Before God With Your Bible Open Before God S01 | E46

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“Did Their Terrible Plight Help Them See The Necessity of Leaving?” S01 | E45

It seems almost ironic that Katie Hubbard “happened” to be reading the book of Exodus as cancer forced her to pack her home for a move from Illinois to Wisconsin. She models a very active approach to listening for God’s voice as she reads her Bible. At one point she noticed how much more difficult… Continue reading “Did Their Terrible Plight Help Them See The Necessity of Leaving?” S01 | E45

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“We Are Moving Because I Am Dying” | S01E44

This episode takes you into one of Katie Hubbard’s most searching journal entries where she weighs all the good happening around her against the reality that she is dying from cancer. Friends and family were surrounding us to help us prepare our home for the market in Illinois, so that we could move closer to… Continue reading “We Are Moving Because I Am Dying” | S01E44

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God Does Not Need Advice About How To Sell A House S01 | E43

This episode marks the first entry in Katie Hubbard’s last journal, chronicling her faith and hope as she lived with cancer. With characteristic wit, she relays how she advised God that “it only takes one buyer” to sell a house. God responded to her that by saying, “Don’t tell me how to sell your house.”… Continue reading God Does Not Need Advice About How To Sell A House S01 | E43

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“If You Partake In Sufferings You Will Partake in Consolations” S01|E42

Katie Hubbard was struggling with the mind-numbing effects of narcotics to keep her cancer pain at bay, yet she knew the consoling help of God. From Scriptures like Psalm 34, she knew that God saw and heard her. She knew that believers who share in the sufferings of Christ also share in the consolations of… Continue reading “If You Partake In Sufferings You Will Partake in Consolations” S01|E42

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