2 Cor 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort.
I will hug him and tell him how sorry I am that he is having those experiences and I give him a place to be real honest with me. Like my conversations with Jack, I have had some opportunities to be real honest with God these last few weeks too. Having a safe place to say what I am thinking and how I feel about what has happened with Maggie has been key to my continuing to seek God authentically through this experience.
My next feelings with Jack are usually to want to rescue him from what he is experiencing. I have thoughts of withdrawing him from school or other scenarios where life is hard, but then my lenses of eternity set in and I realize that rescuing Jack is not necessarily what is best for him. There is a greater goal and purpose for his life and sometimes I have to let him walk out his trials in order to develop the character he needs to achieve his purpose.
James 1:2-4 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
PRAYERS- My little warrior has had 4 great days. She has continued to improve without set backs. On Monday they are going to transfer us to the rehab floor for 4 planned weeks of intense recovery. It would be awesome if she could break records and wrap that experience up in 3 weeks so we could have a few days before the big kids go back to school.
Here is a picture of her playing with a good friend of mine. Thank you again for all of your prayers.