Author Archive: Dena Battle


A Thrill of Hope

December 24, 2014 - 18 Comments

And now these three remain: Faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians [...]



June 23, 2014 - 6 Comments

When I was in college, a high school friend of mine was killed in a military training exercise. The [...]



March 31, 2014 - 5 Comments

Not too long ago, Kate and I were talking about cancer. She wanted to know why some people get [...]


Shoes and Clinical Trials – Don’t Save Them for Fancy Occasions

October 31, 2013 - 7 Comments

I have a confession to make. I have a slight obsession with shoes. I wasn’t always a shoe [...]

A Beloved Son

October 28, 2013 - 6 Comments

This is the eulogy Chris’ father read at the service in Savannah, Ga. First, Christopher’s [...]

A Well-Lived Life

October 8, 2013 - 1 Comment

Here is an eloquent tribute to Chris, written by David Olive. It was originally published on the [...]

The Anthology of Chris

October 8, 2013 - 3 Comments

This is the eulogy I read at Chris’ memorial in Alexandria, Va. on August 23, 2013. A year ago, [...]

A Season of Transition

October 2, 2013 - 5 Comments

By now, most of you know that Chris died on August 8th. We held a beautiful ceremony in Savannah – [...]

The Scientology Encounter

October 2, 2013 - 2 Comments

Hello to everyone. I just wanted to touch base. I understand that the word is out among some of you [...]

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