Sunday, January 16, 2011

Regarding the New Picture on the Left Side

If you scroll down beneath the "About Me" on the left side, you'll see a picture box that says "Praying for Joanne". I decided to put that "button" on my blog so that those of you who check my site out would consider joining in prayer for this woman.

Last week, "Joanne" - a mom of two girls, an author of three books, and based on her blog posts - a wonderful, transparent, extremely enjoyable woman - suffered a massive stroke. She's the same age as me and the idea of this happening is just unimaginable. As soon as I found her blog (three different sources who have no connection to each other led me there via Facebook or their blogs), I felt drawn in compassion to this woman, her heartbroken husband, and her terrified children. Her husband "Toben" is doing a phenomenal job keeping everyone updated on her condition. It's quite the rollercoaster as she has suffered a lot of brain damage and everything possible is being done to stop the swelling that has been at critical levels in her brain. Joanne's recovery will undoubtedly be a long road with no guarantees, but I know that it's circumstances like this that make this huge world of ours so much smaller, when we find ourselves connected in prayer over someone we've never even met.


Tiffany said...

I believe Luke 1:37...NOTHING is impossible with GOD! Praying with you for Joanne's speedy recovery.

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

So ready to see a miracle....I know he can

Katherine ( Katie) Corrigan said...

Praying, and sending hugs!