Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Health’

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then tremendous provision calls for tremendous thanksgiving. Our youngest grandchild was born just over a year ago with heart problems. He had major heart surgery about 9 months later. Though small, he is now growing and happy with good skin color. It is amazing that he is alive and progressing. His father decided that in the light of God’s gracious provision of his child’s safety and health and the many people who showed concern, helped out, and prayed that a birthday party might not be enough. Instead, he decided to invite anyone who had been even distantly involved to come for a half day celebration of his son’s life and God’s goodness. 50 people responded that they would come. In the time my wife were able to be there, from 1-5:30 PM, the people came and went at a steady but reasonable pace for meet and greet. Good conversations, good food, and many stories of God’s goodness abounded.

After a year of multiple hospital stays, procedures, tests, and surgery, it is good to see the little man at home, content, and growing. God is good even when things are hard, but we celebrate His goodness when He is gracious to care for us with such largesse. His all sufficient grace is good and praiseworthy and full of joy.

In retrospect, I wish that I had taken pictures of the many people who came, but my few good pictures are of my own family gathered to encourage and give thanks. Also, notice that the little guy is almost always serious. He will go to anyone, probably because he is used to being held by nurses, but he takes a serious look at whoever picks him up.

20190809_165350

First Arrival Greeting

20190809_170542

Mama Talk

20190810_120415

Very Involved Sister

20190809_182036

A Few Moments Together

20190810_120434

Close Siblings (He smiles more often with his sister than any other time.)

20190810_150916

A Story and An Inquiry

20190810_151254

Intense Little Video (Uncle Time)

20190810_150948

With Uncle and Aunt

20190810_135321

With Those Swingin’ Uncles

Gift from a Pilot

20190810_151102

Odd picture: It must be blurred because I was shaky. Her face must be in focus because her movement matched my shakiness. That gives it a cool sense of motion.

20190810_171809

Healthy and Happy

20190810_172213

Mamaw Loves Those Grandchildren

Read Full Post »