As I stood there in the audience, feelings of both sadness and joy ran through me as I sang the words to the very song that immediately brings me back to... the diagnosis the struggle the pain the fear the baby feet kicks the wrestling to finally trust God fully in the season of suffering [...]
Try as I might, life keeps barreling forward. From small stresses to big fears, each day's moments bring things I frankly do not want to face. I just want to bury my head in a pillow, my children and husband sweetly draped around me, and smile and live on my days until it is time [...]
This Mother's Day my heart was open to a world I've never known before. A world where Mother's Day isn't necessarily joy filled, happy, and fun. A world where a day of celebration can instead be a day of heartache. A day of sorrow. A day that prods the weeping heart to remember all that [...]
I am going to be honest, thinking about tomorrow really freaks me out. Before Gideon I naively thought that tomorrow would always be wonderful, full of everything good and easy all the time. Now I am constantly tempted to look at the future always in fear. Grimly thinking that tomorrow will be full of more loss, more [...]
There are a few things that get us through these days. One of them is knowing that God came through for us before and we are confident He won't stop now. Through the diagnosis, the choices, the pain, the joy, the hello, and the goodbye...through it all God gave us exactly what we needed and when we [...]
I prayed for a legion of God's Angels to be with us that day. I prayed that God would bring peace and comfort to Gideon in a way that only HE can. I prayed that I could find joy, deep joy in meeting my son. I prayed for this all to happen in God's timing [...]
If you are in the area, we would be honored for you to come join us in Celebrating the life of our Sweet Sweet Son Gideon Matthew Furlough. Details below.