Bless you all for your prayers and words of encouragement. It’s been a hard week, but God is leading me and my brother through this dark valley. With him having this stroke the Dr’s have found his cancer. It’s not sure if it was found in time, but I think God had his mighty hand in this.
We are leaving it up to Him to make that decision. Again I thank you all so very much.
Thank you all for your support. My brother had a stroke and I’m dealing with his wishes and needs. The Dr’s also found a mass in his lung, and quite sure it is cancer.
Again I thank you all and will be back as soon as possible.
Accelerated time, unrecoverable
Recent thought quickly turned to memories Continue Reading
I’m spending a week getting to really know people. Continue Reading
I hear the cries of the lonely child
Echoing through my mind like thunder
I hear the cries of the one abused Continue Reading
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has to overcome while trying to succeed.
[ Booker T Washington ]
“I’m pregnant,” my daughter whispered.
“That’s wonderful news,” I congratulated.
It was the best news we as grandparents could have received. Our first grandchild, we were elated. Months past with increasing excitement, then came the news she was in labor. Rushing to the hospital seemed to take an eternity, but soon we were pacing the floor of the waiting room. My daughter’s young husband slipped out to tell us she was nearly there, and suddenly we saw the nurses franticly escorting a small bundle on a gurney down the hallway of the hospital.
Sobbing and gut wrenching screams echoed from the delivery room. Entering, we saw my son in law kneeling beside the bed holding my daughter’s hand and praying. Shivers ran down my spine as my daughter lay wailing and muttering unrecognizable words. A nurse came to us and motioned for us to step outside where she explained my new granddaughter was in critical shape.
Her new life ended a few hours later because of a chromosome defect. Sixteen months later she became pregnant once again and all through her pregnancy everything looked normal. Everyone was elated when the news came she was pregnant with twins. Not one of us said anything, but everyone’s nerves were on edge for the nine months. Twin boys, delivered to their mother’s bosom that day as we all gathered near.
Without any warning signs one died of unknown causes that evening and the other lived on to hold the family together. Nine years later the pain of losing two grandchildren still lingers, but the one who lived will know no greater love than we all have for him.