May 8, 2022 GoFundMe: I Finally Got COVID, Planning My USA Trip, Started New Cancer Treatment

Hello *Friends & Family, I’m sorry I’m so slow getting an update out to you. To be honest, this has been the most difficult season for me, dealing with the side effects of the medications on my body & emotions. While healing from surgery, I got really sick in December. It turned into the worst sinusContinue reading “May 8, 2022 GoFundMe: I Finally Got COVID, Planning My USA Trip, Started New Cancer Treatment”

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August 16, 2020 GoFundMe: Some Good News and Bad News

Dear Friends & Family, It’s been a while. And it’s seems we are still in C-Land or in my case C-C-Land! There have been some difficult bumps in my journey – some bad news but some good news – & I’ve realized it’s hard to communicate when going through this. Please know I’m doing well,Continue reading “August 16, 2020 GoFundMe: Some Good News and Bad News”

April 6, 2020 GoFundMe: Video Update – The Cancer Story: Diagnosis to Treatment

Hi guys, I have a new video below! I really wanted to update you on my journey from diagnosis to treatment, how I had many doctors’ consultations, researched, and prayed so much, and what went on in January to March. Also, I have a new prayer request: I’m experiencing increased and radiating back pain (andContinue reading “April 6, 2020 GoFundMe: Video Update – The Cancer Story: Diagnosis to Treatment”

March 31, 2020 GoFundMe: Video Update – COVID-19: 21 Day Lockdown in South Africa

Dear Family & Friends, Thank you so much for your prayers, messages, & support during the last couple months – I am humbled, moved, & encouraged, & I know your prayers were/are having an impact! Please know I’m doing well. I’m in South Africa – in Lockdown. I’m receiving treatment. I declare, along with heaven,Continue reading “March 31, 2020 GoFundMe: Video Update – COVID-19: 21 Day Lockdown in South Africa”

February 22, 2020 GoFundMe: First Video Update – Cancer Diagnosis from January 2020

Here’s a video I shared in January 2020 about the start of my journey with breast cancer. Thanks so much for listening, praying, and blessing me. I am so grateful. A new update is coming soon!

February 22, 2020 GoFundMe: Beginning Treatment (by Marte)

Hi Friends, Do you want to hear something amazing? I was really touched to hear some news from my mother about the progress of my sister Shannon in her healing journey from cancer. Many of you know Shannon was diagnosed with breast cancer, and we so appreciate all of you who have given so freelyContinue reading “February 22, 2020 GoFundMe: Beginning Treatment (by Marte)”

February 5, 2020 GoFundMe: Fundraiser Introduction by organizer’s sister Marte Allen on behalf of Shannon Mintz

Hello, My name is Marte, and I am the sister of Shannon. My dear sister has been an amazing person in my life as a friend, counselor, and sister. She is truly a woman after God’s own heart and seeking to serve Him. Ever since she graduated from college she has been abroad, teaching, sharing,Continue reading “February 5, 2020 GoFundMe: Fundraiser Introduction by organizer’s sister Marte Allen on behalf of Shannon Mintz”

Eyes Above – Let’s Go God-Gazing

Photo Credit: Found on Facebook This post began as a little “entering the new year 2016 ministry update” for my e-mail list, but it formed into something else, my thoughts – musings with God – as God just breathed a little WITH-NESS/sturdiness/His Voice into me. I sent it out, but it is a little “musey”Continue reading “Eyes Above – Let’s Go God-Gazing”

How Do I Respond To Flight MH17? …To Tragedy?

I’ve read the news and seen at some of the photographs of the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine. People’s lives lost – like that – all of a sudden. I cannot imagine what people are feeling.  The Devastation. I just dropped off a friend at the airport last night. Second airport run in a week.Continue reading “How Do I Respond To Flight MH17? …To Tragedy?”

What Happened on My Trip to Zimbabwe?

(Above Gogo Olive Knitting Workshop *Photography by Felicity Davies) I’m back from Zimbabwe. But for about two weeks since I was down and out with a miserable cold, which made thinking past the end of my nose quite difficult. I’ve had plenty written, but I’ve felt this pressure that I’ve placed on myself. I reallyContinue reading “What Happened on My Trip to Zimbabwe?”