AJ has just taken on the responsibility of cutting the grass so the girls caught Joel following in his footsteps and it made us all laugh.
My Mom and Dad are still in the hospital, my mom had two emergency surgeries because the mesh that was put in place to support her hernia perforated (put a hole in) her bladder. She had pure blood in her urine so she had to go back into surgery to get that repaired. She is doing well and my Dad is in good spirits too.
It was hard for me last night because AJ and Emily had their piano recital and the two people that care and love to go the most could not be there and when I walked into the church at the start of the recital their piano teacher gave me a big hug and it was so hard to fight back the tears. If I have learned something it is this:
My parents have always put God First and He is taking care of them now. He has shown me His faithfulness to those who love Him and diligently seek Him. My tears are not of sorrow, my tears come from the realization that God has been there for my parents and if it were not for Him guiding every one's footsteps my parents would not be alive.
My sister MADE my mother go to the ER, the nursing home sent my Dad to the hospital because they suspected he was ill, the surgeon who was canceled to see my mother based on a negative CT Scan decided to check her out physically anyway.....
All these events God controlled, my Dad was 2 units low in blood, my mom had an incarcerated bowel...both could have died at their age and current physical condition.
Thank you to everyone who has prayed and sent me encouraging comments, I love you all and Thank You Jesus for being there, for giving us your mercy and taking care of us and for answering prayer.
BTW, for the Fab & Fit, I am down 5.4 pounds for the first week.....yeah!!!!!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Thoughts by Lisa at 6/17/2009