~~~standing together as Ansley battles non-hodgkins lymphoma~~~

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"...for this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you..."

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Saturday Morning

It is Saturday morning. We had the best night that we have had for 10 days since all of Ansley's problems started. She received her first dose of chemo last night, along with a number of other medicines for fluid on her lungs. She is still resting comfortably at 9AM this morning - somewhat from the morphine drip, but that is okay with us! She woke up briefly and we asked if she'd like breakfast - "yes, pancakes and bacon," was her reply! It was the first time that I think I have heard her real voice in days - a voice not strained by pain and frustration! By the way, bacon and watermelon are her two favorite staple foods!

She is so precious, as are our other beautiful ones - we call them our arrows based on Ps 127. Children are a gift from the Lord, like arrows in the hand of a warrior. Pray that in the midst of this hurt and struggle God would help us to continue to sharpen and hone our little arrows.

Thanks to everyone for praying.