No one can avoid pain, but it’s how we choose to respond that makes all the difference. Terri Edwards is no stranger to tragedy. In 2007 she lost her first husband after a 13-month battle with cancer and two years later got the devastating news that her 17-year old son, Jonathan, had leukemia. He spent the greater part of the next 6 months in the hospital dealing with numerous complications and in October of 2009 passed away.
“Let me tell you how rich we are…” Being thankful isn’t just something we are when everything seems to be going our way–when we finally get that promotion at work, our marriage is going great or we see our kids experience a breakthrough.