November 24, 2015
Our 11 year old daughter will be undergoing surgery in 3 weeks. This is her 12th surgery overall--this is a "re-do" of her surgery 4 years ago that was unsuccessful. The recovery period is 6 weeks, which is difficult for an elementary school child--very limited physical activity and limited diet. Despite this being surgery #12, it doesn't make it any easier. The weeks leading up to surgery are always stressful. The timing of the surgery is very important so that additional medical procedures will be able to completed, and also so that she misses as little school as possible. I ask for prayers for good health for my daughter in the next 3 weeks leading up to her surgery......prayers for a good recovery......prayers to guide the surgeon and hospital staff that will care for her. Thank you for your prayers, and God bless you....
November 24, 2015
Could you please pray for my two little boys? I have a 6 yr old and a 4 yr old and they are so very young. They are wonderful loving sweet boys who are being "pegged" as children with ADHD in the public school system . I am so CONFUSED> Yes, they are fidgety and wigglly but they are also young and immature and BOYS. Is our school system trying to fit square pegs into round holes? How can the teachers be better equipped to work with these high energy boys who need a little bit more work and attention? Are our teachers so overworked and over whelmed that the solution seems to always point towards medication? I am at a crossroads and trying to decide if a medication would be the answer for my oldest to "fit in" better . I don't want them to suffer or even fall behind academically which has not yet happened but is very possible because of the oldest one's inability to focus on instruction and work independently. The younger one has not yet had that suggestion made to us by the school, but I foresee it in the future of his educational career . Please pray for my little ones as they face school, teachers and friends on a daily basis and begin to navigate their path through life. I know that God has a plan for them and he will take care of them. But, please pray for me , that I would have the inner strength, wisdom and courage to make the best decisions for my little men.