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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Smiles All Around



Life at our household continues to settle, finding a routine again. We have found "sweet lady" a home, she moves in next week. We looked at her studio apartment today, they are in the process of painting, she has asked them to paint it pink...so pink it will be.

She has spent the last two days there, I drop her off in the morning and she comes home with us at night. It has been a good way to transition, friends have already been made. We were greeted with hugs this morning from one lady we met yesterday...I think we are going to have some new family.

"Sweet lady" is happy, there is a brightness to her voice, she smiles more. Recently she has been telling us "I came down here to help you guys" When she told us that again last night, my husband smiled and said you've already helped us more than you know.... and she has

It has been a life changing event, but in a good way. Still in the process of trying to figure it all out, finding our rhythm. When I think over the last couple of weeks I am still amazed at God's grace and provision. I sometimes think to myself,  how did we do this? Wasn't us, it was all God!

One more reason to smile, oncologist appointment today, all is well...NED (no evidence of disease)

"Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance"    Psalm 16:5-6

3 comments:

Trisha said...

Praise God!! I rejoice with you over your good report. How wonderful this is!!! :) Sending you hugs across the miles in celebration!

And, this transition sounds like it has gone better than expected. Tell "sweet lady" that I think pink is a most wonderful color.

God bless you, sweet friend!

LDH said...

Happy to hear that things are transitioning well and that you got a good doctor report!!!

no spring chicken said...

Psalm 16:5-6 is the verse that I claimed as my life verse years ago! Our God is so good. Who am I to question his generosity?

Blessings, Debbie