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Rainbow Valley Resource Network

Flourishing in the atmosphere of love

An Interview with Cindy Pritchard and Liz Murray by Julie Finnin Day RVRN Executive Director 2022 Family Enrichment Program at the A/U Ranches’ 100 Elk Outdoor Center. The late fall air was cool in the shade, as families slowly arrived for the program. Cindy Pritchard arrived with her sister, Liz Murray, who lives in Buena […]

Choosing the path ‘most needed’

A Conversation with Rick Lipsey From his apartment building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Rick Lipsey can see beyond traffic to the wooded canopy of Central Park—a haven of greenspace in the heart of America’s busiest city. That’s where he and his daughter, Claudia, walk Lucy, their Cavalier King Charles spaniel. Many paths […]

Love leads the way

A Conversation with Dee Huntington “He…shall gently lead those that are with young.” (Isa. 40:11) Talking with RVRN parent Dee Huntington and learning about her experience raising three children with special needs, one can’t help seeing the gentle hand of divine Love guiding them as they navigate this terrain. “All three children were diagnosed with […]

Letting God be the perfect Parent

Seeing what is really going on Conversation with Kit Kurtz and her daughter, Roya Sabri On a late-summer morning, as birds sang in the lush, surrounding trees in Kona, Hawaii, Kit Kurtz and daughter Roya Sabri shared insights about life with their beloved son and brother, Dara, as they face down the label of developmental […]

Seeing Perfection Instead of Disability

“Fred’s ability really took off” For Judith Cordray, witnessing ability begins in the eyes of the beholder. “The more I clearly understand it’s what I’m seeing, not what’s there [before my eyes]” that’s important — the more progress she sees in her son Frederick, the youngest of three. “You have a responsibility to make sure […]

Healing answers are there

“Alissya is my angel” Alissya is an adult who is sweet, patient, and has a beautiful smile. She doesn’t speak, yet she communicates in subtle ways with a nod of her head and facial expressions. Alissya communicates kindness and patience with caregivers who provide complete 24/7 care. With few abilities, she uses a wheelchair. Alissya’s […]

Overcoming negative prognoses

Hayden finds his true voice By Shannon Freedman My family has worked with a Christian Science practitioner for help with healing through prayer since prior to the birth of our son, Hayden, when I was told he was being miscarried. There have been many spiritual insights over the years that have helped Hayden overcome multitudinous […]

Healing is happening

“It’s comforting to know there are others like us” Michael and his wife, Fran, were raised in the Jewish faith and chose the medical route for their healthcare needs. They had no idea what Christian Science was. “We turned over a lot of rocks in our life. We ‘kissed a lot of frogs’­– we went […]

God’s children in action

Horse-riding injury healed quickly By Karen Barrett For over 10 years my daughter, Jennifer, took therapeutic horse-riding lessons on a weekly basis. These brought her much joy and freedom. Several years ago, when she was about 13 years old, she was riding in an arena. A visiting spectator dragged a picnic table, which was on […]

RVRN is a life saver!

Meet Sandy Hallet and her daughter, Emily “I had never heard of Rainbow Valley Resource Network [RVRN] before,” says Sandy, “until a friend of mine from church attended one of your presentations in the Sacramento area a few years ago. Following the gathering, she immediately called to share with me what she learned about RVRN, […]

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