Monday, November 27, 2006

My Goal, is to be anxious about nothing!

I'm tired! I know that I just posted about what I'm thankful for and I know that I have so much to be thankful for, but there days that I just want to curl up in bed all day and forget that I have so much on my plate, but that is just not possible or practical. Have any of you just been tired to the bone? Perhaps like myself you find that you know you need to go to bed earlier, but you've got yourself into a bad habit of going to bed so very late each night. Quite often when Luke is not doing so well I would rather stay up than get all nice and cozy just to have to jump out of bed to an alarm. Oh well, they say that confession is good for the soul, therefore I guess I'm just letting you all know once again how human and broken I really am.

Luke has been doing pretty good lately, except for the fact that he continues to deal with his congestion problems. It seems like just when he has a great day and I think that we are over what we've been going through he will hit another wall with more of something else. He has been doing amazingly well lately with making some new sounds, he wants to let us know that he is in the room and wants attention, which is an awesome thing. I've been praying that God would open his mouth once again to speaking. When we were in CA one lady prayed that God would loose his tongue and help him overcome his muteness, since that day I've been praying the same prayer.

The scripture that I've been thinking about a lot lately was my Grandma's favorite verse in the Bible, in fact she quoted it just before passing away, it is Philippians 4:6 & 7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. I have been having a hard time truly giving my fears of what the Orthopedic Dr. is going to say at Luke's appt. on December 8th, to say that I'm dreading this appt. is a huge understatement. Please be praying that this appointment will go great and this Dr. will be optimistic about Luke's legs and not want to do any surgery.

Here is some other news, Amy's graduation celebration on Saturday was awesome, we were so blessed to have people come and share with us this great milestone in her life. Gordy and I are leaving for Chicago, IL this Saturday. He has a class he needs to take for his work, so I'm using some of our free air miles to join him, since the Hotel and car rental are being paid by his work, it is basically a free trip for me. Please be praying that all goes smooth here at the home front, I have some wonderful people in our lives that have generously offered to help with the children. I've decided to let Luke and Lily spend the night at Tia Yoli's and Tio Juan's home, this is the first time that he has spent the night with someone other than a family member since his accident. I'm sure that it will go smoothly, I'm just praying that they will get some sleep those two nights. The rest of the time Luke will be at home, while the other children will be spread out to other wonderful family and friends. I am so blessed to be able to go, I'm just praying that everyone will stay healthy and everything will go a smooth as possible.

Be blessed today!
Luke's Mommy Sue


The Gannaway Family said...

Hi Sue,
We'll be praying for everything to go smoothly on the homefront, and for you and Gordy to have a wonderful time. Great verse!
The Gannaway Family

Bindress said...

Hi Sue.
You're plate is always so very full with emotions and physical things. I pray that while you are in Chicago you can catch up on some needed rest.
Prayers going up for you and yours.

annie said...

I am always amazed at how your words match my heart when reading your posts. I have been so tired lately too. I am reminded of Isaiah 40:31..."But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint."
It almost makes me feel guilty to say I am tired. I am waiting on the Lord. Only we can know what the word wait truly means, huh?
Thank you Sue for your prayers for Izzy and also for standing in belief as I am doing for Luke. I believe these children will someday run and play (and enjoy Christmas presents...).
In Him,

Julie in NC said...

I wish I could give you a good hug and let you take a nice long nap! I am sorry that you are so tired and I so understand your feelings! I am excited that you will get to go away with Gordy for a few days....that will be nice! Remember all the crazy new regulations that they have going on at the airports! They did get some of my items on the way to FL but on the way back I was in the clear!! I will keep you in my prayers. Give little Luke a kiss and let him know that we are still praying for him. We love you! Amy, I am so proud of you. Kayla just showed me your new photos.......they are so good!
Have a peaceful night!
Blessings and Love, Shane, Julie and Children

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