Archive for October 8th, 2008

For those of you who have read Bead One, Pray Too, I hope you noticed that the book is dedicated to my late friend Sandy Olson. Sandy died a year ago last March when I was still working on the book and it was her passion for prayer and faith and just plain old living that inspired me to finish. I have been thinking about her a lot lately, and then today I saw this story in the New York Times about Sjogren’s Disease, which Sandy suffered from and which ultimately contributed to her death. I wanted to make everyone who reads this blog aware of the story and aware of the disease for Sandy’s sake. If you have any of these symptoms or know anyone who does, maybe this will help you get a diagnosis. So, in memory of my beautiful, dear, kind, gorgeous friend Sandy who I miss all the time, please take the time to read the story.


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