Monthly Archives: May 2010

More tests for Andrew

Before I elaborate about the new testing we’re having done for Andrew, I thought I’d share a story about the day we received the call from Cardinal Glennon about Andrew’s elevated tyrosine levels. Jonathan and Mama had left the room … Continue reading

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Andrew – All Clear!

Praising the Lord – Got a call from Cardinal Glennon a bit ago – Andrew’s tyrosine levels have dropped and he’s been given the All Clear. No need to recheck again; it was probably just that his liver was a … Continue reading

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Stephen’s Creed

Here are the lyrics: I believe there’s only one God, and He’s a trinityThe Father, Son, and Spirit, Almighty God is HeI believe He’s the Creator, by Him were all things madeHe knows all and He’s holy; forever He’s the … Continue reading

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Neat Blog/Giveaway

Yesterday kicked off the big Sew Mama Sew spring giveaway. As I’ve rested, I’ve enjoyed looking through some of the giveaways. Tonight, I found a neat giveaway on a blog I think I’ll like a lot. The blog is Mountain … Continue reading

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On Not Fretting

This post from Sally Clarkson was a tremendous encouragement to me. Some keys to not fretting/trusting God that she explains simply and beautifully – rest, entrust, be patient and cultivate faithfulness. Be blessed!

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Encouraging Words

Jesus, I am resting, resting,In the joy of what Thou art;I am finding out the greatnessOf Thy loving heart.Thou hast bid me gaze upon Thee,And Thy beauty fills my soul,For by Thy transforming power,Thou hast made me whole. Jesus, I … Continue reading

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Update on Andrew

Wednesday afternoon we got a phone call from a nurse in the genetics division at Cardinal Glennon Hospital. Andrew’s state-mandated newborn screening came back showing elevated tyrosine levels (normal is ~250 and his were ~750). He needed to go in … Continue reading

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Early Weeks This and That

(Edited to show the correct “publish” date. Started this on 5/6, but didn’t finish until 5/11) Have I told you lately that I have the most wonderful husband on the planet? God sure knew what He was doing when He … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Thoughts of Gratitude

Years ago, I realized that Mothers Day was much more fun if I focused on being grateful for the gift of motherhood instead of focusing on what recognition/admiration/gifts I might receive. To me, Mothers Day has become “Thank God I’m … Continue reading

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Love That Will Not Let Me Go

Laurie posted this hymn on her blog recently, and I just have to pass it on. I’ve loved the lyrics for many years, but have rarely heard it sung. This is a simple and beautiful rendition from Chris Rice. Be … Continue reading

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