Bundled in layers of woolen garments with melting snow dripping from my hat, I slip into the cathedral, seeking a quiet place for prayer. I am overwhelmed, anxious and depleted.

2014 ended with beautiful news: our oldest daughter, Michaelanne, is expecting her first child in June, and our youngest daughter, Becca, will marry in October. But it also ended with difficult news. As I approach the five-year mark of being cancer free, the lymphatic system [...]