Monday, May 16, 2011

TaDa !

Last weekend was the annual "holy day" for Scrapbookers...with gatherings in homes, large venues, name it..more events than almost imaginable!   I was at just such an event.  This is our collective version of annual wear-camo-pass-the-ammunition "hunt."   However, it became a much more somber celebration when I received news that one of our Punky Sprouts design-team members suffered a tragedy of the worst kind:  an event that threatened the life of her precious little boy.  A seemingly innocent moment of fun on a playground took an  about-face in an instant and his life hung in the balance. This brave mom performed CPR on her own child prior to being flown by Life Flight to OHSU Hospital.  When I heard this, my heart flipped nearly out of my chest...knees weak and I literally felt like I was going to throw up.....Dear God do NOT let this boy die!   Don't do that to her - it is too much to bear.... 

When I returned home I called the hospital....where to my awe, the operator stated that this little guy was discharged home!  Dear, dear God - there are not words to express the awesome miracle YOU performed.  This verse has been running in my head for the past few days:  "Do not fear, for I am with you.  Do not be dismayed for I am your God!  I will strengthen you and help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand."  I honestly don't remember the reference of this verse, but over and over again these words have given me comfort and strength in the worst of circumstances.

With that intro.... not the best mojo inspired scrapbooking I have done, but here is my cute little Teenie Beanie Sprout! 

1 comment:

Erica Hettwer said...

Oh, Shelly!!! Thank you so much!! We so appreciated you prayers and love during this horrible time. Prepare yourself for a huge hug the next time we meet! Love, Erica :)