Capture Hope | Rebekah Edwards
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Author: Rebekah Edwards

I just knew I had leukemia. Like a shouting child insistent on his way, my secret disease seemed to scream in my face, “Told you!” Shaking my head in frustration, I attempted to dislodge the thought. I was 19 years old. I couldn’t have cancer. But my...

She danced. And she sang. And then she couldn’t. Jessica was healthy. In and out of choirs and dance lessons, she developed an appreciation for the arts at an early age. Her heart was full when she knew the connection her body had to music. For...

Twenty-five years ago, Lynn Olive received some of the most terrifying news any person can receive, the diagnosis of a brain tumor.  There were MRI scans revealing a tumor. There was a doctor confessing that, from the scans, she didn’t have much time. And, there...

I killed myself on September 1st, 2013. For ten minutes, my faithfully beating heart [so full of promise, so full of life] gave in to my desperate attempt to wipe away the world and all its sorrows. Update: We are releasing a shirt inspired by Vanessa's story...

Some names have been changed in the course of this story. These ‘entries’ are compiled from an interview with Jason and Martina Ahlbrandt. They have approved this retelling of their story. Dear Journal, I’ve been thinking about fostering and adoption a lot lately. Mom said something the...

It was the day of my brothers wedding. I respectfully joined the rest of the wedding party by facing away from the congregation, lifting my hands and eyes, and singing to a God I wasn’t even sure I believed in. This was the moment before God...

My life started out as a miracle. Although my mother was barren, she and my father miraculously conceived me in the midst of revival at our church in New York. From the start, my parents knew that God had spoken that I would know the fear...

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato Some say that violence is hereditary. Some know that statement to be true. They also know that cycles can be broken. Valerie...