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God's Plan For Us

This is our journey - God's incredible plan for our lives. When we followed the moving of the Holy Spirit, He opened the windows of Heaven and poured out upon us blessings we never dreamed of! Indescribable joy!

" For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

Monday, January 23, 2012

Xin Nian Kuai Le - Happy Chinese New Year!!

It is late, so I'll give just a brief update. Xiaoyun had a good day today. She and I were both blessed to get a massage from a sweet girl who wanted to be a blessing - and it was a blessing that we both enjoyed! Xiaoyun enjoyed having those little hands and feet pampered, and my shoulders felt better than they have since we started our hospital stay. Thank you Andrea!!! The art therapists came in and helped her make a crown to wear once her 'crown' (halo) is removed on Wednesday. In true Xiaoyun style, it is 'blingy', to say the least. She had several visitors today, and got a scrapbook that we will start filling up with pictures and cards once she gets through the next surgery. It will be good motivation to get up out of bed and sit in a chair. They did discover she has a UTI, and she received medication a few minutes ago that will hopefully take care of it. I'm thankful it was caught before we were any closer to surgery - we'd sure hate to have to delay it for any reason. Virgil, Elli and Enya came up this evening so we could rotate out, and we all celebrated Chinese New Year by eating the Chinese food brought to us yesterday. We will have a belated New Year celebration once Xiaoyun is home from the hospital.


  1. Happy Chinese New Year to Xiaoyun! We'll be doubling-up our prayers for your brave girl on Wednesday! I love that she needs a scrap book for all those cards - yes, so many have fallen in love w/ Xiaoyun and her family :)
    Continued prayers -
    Karin, Jerry and Junfen

  2. was wondering if you would like anything send from Australia?????

  3. Hey Cindy - we'll keep you guys in our prayers - in particular tomorrow. As a BTDT - tomorrow during the surgery - in particular during the downtime - remember to 1) EAT you are useless to her if you "go down", and 2) this is the hard one SLEEP - see #1 above for the why!

    And you can e-mail me here: aussie @ fuse. net - nix the spaces, I hate it when e-mail addresses are 'harvested' from blogs by spammers!

    And finally - since we're into Chinese New Year now - Gung Hey Fat Choy!!

    hugs - prayers - aus and co.