Well said, mama. I pray for you all every day. All I would add is that the definition of a good day will never be the same, that when the trivial things cease to matter, a good day becomes any day that you and those you love are simply breathing.
#1 tricia (Homepage) on 2015-03-19 15:51
Yes! I love this! Hopefully others who have been on this road longer than we have will keep adding their wisdom. :-)
#1.1 Ali C. on 2015-03-19 15:59
Amen and amen. Thank you for sharing your heart.
#2 Abbie (Homepage) on 2015-03-19 16:33
You always make me cry... or laugh, smile, reflect, feel grateful... your words are so powerful and impeccably written. I always look forward to all your beautiful photos, updates and information. You are an inspiring mother and person, I hope there is someone out there that makes your day everyday just like you and your beautiful family make mine! I’m always praying for little Ethan and your family. Thanks for letting us into your world- you’re so brave.
#3 Heather Newell on 2015-03-19 16:58
Ali, What a beautiful, thoughtful and eloquent writer you are. I am a friend of the McNab's from NS and have a son, Joseph (now 10), who was born with Transposition of the Great Arteries. He had 8 hours of open heart surgery at 10 days old, and while I fully recognize our stories with our boys are very different, I resonate with much of what you share. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
#4 Christine Walsh on 2015-03-19 18:30
You are a family of inspiration and I just love that little smiling face. God Bless you all
#5 Judy on 2015-03-20 08:11
Wow Ali- I had no idea... Thank you for sharing this. You have touched me very deeply.( I worked with you on the Mercy Ship in Togo in 2010.)
#6 Mary on 2015-03-20 18:51
Thank you for speaking directly in to my heart. Thank you for your lent bravery and your continued encouragement.
#7 Raychel Renk on 2015-04-08 23:52
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