Welcome to Dabneyland

Updated: May 21

I know.


Kind of an odd name for a website, but what do you do when your first and last name are wonky and hard to remember? You learn fun tactics to spruce things up. So, no.


My name is not Daphne.


Or Darcy.


Or even Bab Knee. (All of which I've been called.)


And my last name, Hedegard (Head-uh-guard), is equally quirky, so I've settled on Dabneyland.


See.


It just sounds fun.


After facing multiple sicknesses (cancers, strokes, pulmonary embolisms, open heart surgery, etc.), I need fun.


I bet you do, too.


That was my main desire in creating this website. Well, yes, I want much of what I write to be fun to read, all the while, infusing the visitors with hope. My guess is that if you've found me, you (or a loved one) is facing unsettling news. If that's the case, then I'm so very sorry for y our struggle. But don't lose hope just yet. Because this petite blonde knows a thing or two about teaching wounded souls how to amp up your hope for revitalized health.


See. You've found the right place.


If you need to see it to believe it, scroll down to following photo that was taken when I was 25, holding my newborn who went through chemotherapy with me while I was pregnant.


And I'm here to tell you that...

God uses anyone (practitioners).


Anything (medicine).


Or nothing at all (miracles)

to bring healing.



He's God. He can do whatever He wants, whenever He wants...even in the face of a well trained physician telling you otherwise.


(Side note. This wasn't a dig on doctors. I have a handful of them that I adore! It's just the honest truth that God doesn't care what school you've gone to--let's face it. Any ounce of intelligence a person exhibits was created by Him for the benefit of others. I think we forget this sometimes.)


So hang in there.


There's hope. I promise. Subscribe and see.


{For those who want more of a formal bio, read on}


Dabney Hedegard is a writer, speaker, and (former) professional patient who has been sick a good portion of her life.


21-years, to be exact.


After surviving four near-death experiences, and 10 life-threatening illnesses, she realizes life is a gift. Tyndale House published her memoir When God Intervenes: An Extraordinary Story of Faith, Hope, and the Power of Prayer in 2013. She has also written for the GoodNews Florida newspaper, devotionals for Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach Women’s Network, and co-lead a writer's group through COMPEL, a Proverbs 31 Ministry organization. Dabney has been featured on In the Market with Janet Parshall, Chris Fabry Live!, and many other radio shows. She speaks at ladies’ conferences, universities, and crisis pregnancy events.


Dabney and her husband Jason have four miraculous children, which she homeschools. Her family lives in sunny Palm Beach Gardens, FL.


Well, that's me.


I hope you'll join the community here at Dabneyland so we can help your faith grow bigger than your fear.

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