“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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Surveying The Book Of Job In Sadness | S01E41

On October 14, 2015 Katie woke up tired and sad on her long road with cancer. What did she do with her feelings in that state? She canvassed the book of Job in the Bible, and wrote out verse after verse in her journal. Those who believe that religion offers only a crutch to people… Continue reading Surveying The Book Of Job In Sadness | S01E41

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“Cast All Your Anxieties On Him Because He Cares For You” S01 | E40

Katie Hubbard began her journal entries in October 2015 facing her greatest anxieties with cancer. Her greatest anxieties happened not to be the normal ones: a fear of death or the probability of pain. She was most anxious about how her family would fare in her absence. From the devotional book, Jesus Calling, she heeded… Continue reading “Cast All Your Anxieties On Him Because He Cares For You” S01 | E40

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“These Circumstances Are Father-Filtered” S01 | E39

Katie Hubbard was feeling the stress of cancer and parenting, yet she believed that every circumstance coming at her had been filtered through the hands of a loving Heavenly Father. Some people assume that is a cop out when you can’t explain the bitterness of life. Others say things like this when they are desperately… Continue reading “These Circumstances Are Father-Filtered” S01 | E39

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“I Haven’t Even Felt Good Enough To Tell People That I Felt Bad” S01 | E38

Home from Mexico, Katie Hubbard was beginning a new alternative therapy for cancer that left her feeling pretty bad. She had gone through all the traditional regimens of chemo and radiation, and she was searching for any alternative that might extend her life for the sake of her kids. Though none of us knew it… Continue reading “I Haven’t Even Felt Good Enough To Tell People That I Felt Bad” S01 | E38

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“Never Change God’s Facts Into Wishes or Prayers” S01 | E37

Katie Hubbard faced some powerful internal doubts about moving from Illinois to Wisconsin while her health was failing, but she decided to rely on God’s facts instead of her fears. She found assurance of God’s power and providence from Habakkuk 3:19 and Isaiah 48:17. She regarded these promises as facts to be relied upon, not… Continue reading “Never Change God’s Facts Into Wishes or Prayers” S01 | E37

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“Please Help Me Stay Pliable and Tender, Not Hard and Bitter” S01 | E36

In late August 2015, Katie Hubbard was struggling to hold on to hope in the face of mounting discouragements with cancer. Life was moving full-speed ahead with her oldest child beginning college and all the demands of preparing to move from Illinois to Wisconsin. You can hear in her journals how deeply she longed for… Continue reading “Please Help Me Stay Pliable and Tender, Not Hard and Bitter” S01 | E36

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