My Son

My Son

My Son Written by Alison Beier Evan was born with kidney failure; from approximately 30 days old, his life relied on dialysis. For two and a half years, we drove to the hospital every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday for 4-hour dialysis treatments – it was our...
Saving Evan

Saving Evan

Written by Alison Beier For the greater part of a year, Alison Beier rushed her son to the hospital every three to six weeks to be treated for septic shock – an often-fatal condition triggered by relentless infection.  Evan, 4, waited for a new kidney.  His first...

When the Atheist Prays

When the Atheist Prays Author: Anonymous December 3, 2012 Growing up Buddhist, but turning to atheism in high school, prayer was never a big part of my life. I’ve probably wished up on more stars for things that I wanted to happen than tum to prayer. As a kid, I came...

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