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Be Still

By Chris Malone | Feb 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Be Still
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Ethan Update — Tuesday

By Chris Malone | Feb 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

  The bronchial endoscopy they did tonight showed that there was hardly any pus remaining in Ethan’s right lung. This is huge considering Sunday we were told that Ethan could have tuberculosis or a very significant lung problem that could mean a lengthy treatment process, at best.  Tonight the Doctor ruled out TB and said […]

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What God Hath Promised

By Chris Malone | Feb 3, 2015 | Comments Off on What God Hath Promised

A friend sent me the lyrics this hymn.  The lyrics really fit our moment.  Thanks Julie! Music is a soothing balm to my dry and weary soul. Update coming later today.  Ethan will have another procedure today at 2:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m. CST)

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Ethan Update – Sunday, February 1

By Chris Malone | Feb 1, 2015 | 17 Comments

Where things stand today Yesterday, all signs pointed toward a fast recovery.  No fever for well over 24 hours.  He was very active and acting like his old self.  He was even to the point of cabin fever and pure boredom.  All indicators that he was feeling better. However, last night his fever returned to […]

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Spread the passion

By Chris Malone | Jan 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Spread the passion

I’ve been thinking a lot about purpose and passion this new year.

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Happy New Year from the Malones in Ukraine — Pressing On

By Chris Malone | Jan 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Happy New Year from the Malones in Ukraine — Pressing On

We made it to 2015!  Doesn’t it feel good to have a new start?  Last year was a challenge.  Life in Ukraine was especially challenging due to the violence of war and conflict.  Our lives personally were challenging due to things that happened to us.

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By Chris Malone | Nov 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Together

Sometimes when you are right where you are supposed to be in God’s plan, things happen.  Sometimes those things are very dark and it seems impossible to catch your breath.  Sometimes you feel like your head is underwater and your lungs are ready to explode because they want to breathe – even just a little. […]

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Weekend in Kyiv

By Chris Malone | Nov 5, 2014 | Comments Off on Weekend in Kyiv

Mary and I got to spend the weekend in Kyiv from Friday evening through Sunday at lunchtime.   Without kids.  Just the TWO of us. 

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Prayer Need

By Chris Malone | Oct 30, 2014 | Comments Off on Prayer Need

In just a little bit I will be heading to the police station again to try and get a corrected police report from the theft several weeks ago.  There seems to be no way to get the copy of my Permanent Residency documents without the corrected report.  Please pray that God will just cause them […]

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Pagan Worship

By Chris Malone | Oct 28, 2014 | Comments Off on Pagan Worship

Not long ago this article came up as a “related post” on a site I was on.  The title (“Is Your Church Worship More Pagan Than Christian”) struck me curious so I read it.  I wondered who had written the piece and scrolled back to the top only to see that it was written by […]

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