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  • Faith and Hope

    I once heard this beautiful explanation about the difference between faith and hope. They seem to be the same thing, but when you really sit down and think about it.....

    Hope is.....knowing that there will music tomorrow;
    Faith is...being able to dance to that music today!

    Thank you HCMA for giving hope to a new member of this "club"...through your stories, advice and compassion...and,even though it may seem strange to say...the love that I feel everytime I log on.
    Please keep me in your prayers as I have a new battery of tests beginning Wednesday, 2/5/03.

    Jim Crosby
    I wish you enough.......

  • #2
    Dear Jim,

    You will be on my prayer list. Good luck this week and keep your chin up.


    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.


    • #3
      That was so nice of you to say!
      There is a great deal of friendship and understanding here and I am very glad this little community has grown to include so many wonderful people.
      Good luck on the 5th...we will be thinking of you.
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)


      • #4
        Faith and Hope

        Dear Jim,

        I will keep you in my prayers as you go through testing. Keep us
        posted on your test results.

        I agree with you about the kindness and support that is shared on
        this site. Lisa has made it possible for all of us to share and support
        each other.

        God bless you,



        • #5

          Jim I will be praying with you tomorrow and the following days as you go through your testing. Keep us posted.
          Leon Miller
          God Squad co-moderator
          Nothing is as gentle as strength and nothing is as strong as gentleness