West Nile Disease

Farewell to a hero

Farewell to a hero

Nine days before Christmas, the Preacher and I sat in a hushed sanctuary paying respects to one of our heroes. We had met Isabel Barnsley nine years earlier, shortly after both she and the Preacher contracted West Nile Neurological Disease. She was 79, and not expected to live at first. Until the bite, she was […]

Faith developed in the best times supports you in the worst

“Consider it pure joy when you experience trials of many kinds,” the Bible instructs Christians in James chapter one. Say what? During an interview with the Preacher and me on the Christian television program 100 Huntley Street, our host, Jim Cantelon, asked a telling question. We were discussing West Nile Diary, my book about my husband’s battle with West […]