What’s in a Number?

by Stacey Thureen | @StaceyThureen

Statistics help communicate a message, make an impact, and tell a story. A story of who is and has been affected, and to tell us how significant something needs to be in our lives. But what’s really in a number? For example, 23.5 million is the number that represents the lives of people – children, siblings, spouses, and family members – who are affected by a chronic, and often hereditary, autoimmune condition. Continue reading

An Answer

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by Stacey Thureen | @StaceyThureen

In October of 2007, just a couple of months after my husband and I made a move halfway across the country, a good friend said to me, “Stacey, let people get to know you through your work. Let God give you the projects.”

Five and a half years later, I posted this blog post. I got on my knees in prayer after reading some of the comments from people sharing about their recent health diagnosis. Continue reading