February 28, 2007

Emma is Home!

We are thanking God for the prayers of the saints and for His wonderful mercy and loving kindness toward us! God went before us and the doctors and nurses were amazingly accommodating. They let me go back with Emma and stay with her until she was asleep, and called me the moment she woke up after the surgery. Then they let me hold her …

February 28, 2007

Surgery Today!

Please pray for our little Emma this morning! We are heading to the hospital in a few minutes for surgery on her hand. We are letting her sleep until the last minute since she can’t have any food this morning.

Emma is not the least bit concerned. (Kind of reminds me of our discussion below on contentment and trusting babes.) She …

February 27, 2007

Treasuring Contentment

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in
whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both
how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where
and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry,
both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through
Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:11-13

Contentment is a great treasure. It comes from a quiet …

February 26, 2007

Seasons of Life

Seasons in life are so fleeting. It is remarkable how much can change in an incredibly short period of time. That’s one of the reasons it’s so important to relish each moment, to utilize each opportunity to glorify Him, and to be content through each season in which He brings us.

I’ve been asked to start a blog on several occasions, but resisted this request …