Sunday, March 1, 2009

A New Day

This has been a week of many changes.

This verse rings true for us.

Say to them, may the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile upon you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you His favor and give you His peace.
Numbers 6:23-26

My sweet son has been in the hospital for 3 weeks. Once he is stable enough to be discharged, he will be going to a long term medical facility. His heart was broken (mine was too).
Those words are very difficult for a parent to hear. You want your children to live life to the fullest and be able to accomplish their dreams.
I know that God is holding my son in His hand. When we saw him yesterday, he had a calmness, a peace about it. We also have that peace.

Thank you for your prayers. They have made a difference as they always do.

I feel so fortunate to have the people that I do in my life. My hubby has been a God send in many ways. He is always there for me, through the good and not so good. He loves my boys as if they are his own flesh and blood. He knows when I need an extra prayer or a hug. God sent the right man at the right time. I am very blessed.

I hope to catch up with some blog reading this week as well as work.
I hold you all close to my heart. There are some wonderful people in blogland and I feel very fortunate to have you in my life.



Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Dear soul,
You are in my heart and prayers. Yes, your beloved boy is in the hands of the Almighty. Peace be with you always. Anita

Judy said...

Oh Barb I'm so sorry about your son. I know you would rather have him at home with you. I'm sure he will receive the best of care and he knows how much you love him.

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Bon jour mon chere amie Barb,

As always my prayers are with all of you that God's will be done in your lives and that he blesses you with His peace!

Bisous, Sherry

Elizabethd said...

Oh Barb, you will just have to imagine my arms giving you a big hug. I can imagine how bereft you feel.

Lorrie said...

Oh Barb,

My heart hurts for you and for your son. I'm praying that God's peace and comfort will continue to surround all of you.


Unknown said...

God bless your dear son. That must be a heartwrenching situation to be in for both of you. I'll keep him in my prayers. ((Hugs)) to you and your son.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I hope and pray all will be well for you and your son Barb. This might be all for the best.
{{{{ hugs}}}} Pat

Kim's Treasures said...

Hugs to you and your family! Praying for you!

Rebecca Ramsey said...

I'll continue thinking and praying about you and your son, Barb.
I'm sending you a big hug!

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

Barb, I am so sorry to hear your son will have to go to the facility. I will be praying for both of you, as this must be so difficult. As others have mentioned I wish I could give you a big hug. Our children being sick is one of the hardest things on this earth. Please take care and know that He hears our prayers.

Anonymous said...

Dear Barb, Life is so hard isn't it? I'm so sorry for all of your hurt and for that of your family. Life seems to be full of the most difficult and heart wrenching decisions. You will be in my thoughts and I will continue to pray for all of you.

Barbara said...

Oh! Barb

I am so sorry. It is hard for you all but wonderful that your faith continues to shine through.

Prayers and blessing go our to you.

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Oh Barb, I will be praying for all of you.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Precious Barb,

Just thinking of you and hoping you are getting enough rest; peace of God be with you. How is your son? Keep us posted when you can.Anita

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