I wrote some of this from Iceland, where we unexpectedly spent a couple days after I passed out on a plane. More on that later. I started writing this in the USA. I am now finishing it in Antwerp, Belgium.
First, here is the link to a higher quality video of the memorial service for Peter. The slideshow is also visible on this video, unlike the video on facebook. https://vimeo.com/217748027. Yes, you may share it. We don’t want our son’s death
A conversation from Monday, May 8: “Peter, are you ready to see God face to face?” “Yes.” “Are you ready to meet Jesus?” “Yes.” Peter Irenaeus Nelson was unafraid to the end, which came at 6:15pm on Tuesday, May 9.
Things are difficult. How could it be any different? Suffering and death are things to be endured, not embraced. Instead of expounding on the specifics of what exactly we are facing at the moment, I will just share some verses
Did you know that in China you’re more likely to find centipede on a stick than a corn dog? (Think about what exactly is in a corn dog before deciding which one you would rather eat!) Peter saw this fact
Did you know you can give your immune system to another person? We found out today that both of us parents and one of our kids is a half match with Peter’s bone marrow. Then we remembered that the origin
Some readers will already know that our 11 year old son Peter has cancer. I set up a CarePages site as a way to provide some more details on his health and treatments and in order to move it to
Day 4 Cappadocia This was the view every morning for those who were up early enough. Hot air ballooning is one of the must-do’s of Cappadocia. When I told my friend in Istanbul months ago that we would be going
A few years ago I took my two oldest kids on a camping trip on the Stanislaus River in the Sierra Nevada mountains. As always when we go camping, exploring was a priority. It didn’t take any encouragement from me;