Friday, April 30, 2010

All is well here in PICU Rm 1 with the Serbian Sensation! Praise the Lord for His mighty healing hand.

I've spent the day by Chrissie's side, napping and reading stories to our princess who is doing well and remains fever-free. :-)

This message is sent to you via the blessing of Lorraine's cell phone. :-)


Chandra said...

Praise God!

The Mac's House said...

So thankful to hear that the day has been a good one. I am praying for no infections and lungs to heal.

May you BOTH have a very comfortable evening!

Peace and Love,

Mel said...

Praise the Lord!!! Keep it up Chrissie!!

Kathleen said...

Thanks for the update. Every time I come near my computer, I have to check for an update. We've all become so attached to your daughter. We are still praying out here in Iowa!

Anonymous said...

Lorraine, your posts have been such a blessing and a much-needed reminder that God's hand determines the course of our lives, and His is a hand of healing. It has given me renewed hope in dealing with my own son's condition. Thank you, and many prayers continue for you and your Serbian Sensation.

my3 kids said...

Wonderful wonderful news!!!

Dwain Gullion said...

I had to check in before I get my 3 kiddos to bed. We will pray for your princess again tonight. So thankful we serve a mighty God who loves us so! One day I hope to write and tell you how your family's miracles are helping my 9 year old daughter(from China) to believe in God and take baby steps to trusting Him! Praying for you all in NC!

Jodi said...

Sending up prayers for sweet Chrissie!

I love that little girl :)

adopted Hunter, RR

reamesdm said...

Praising God! I know it will be a long road, I'll continue to pray for her complete healing.


Jen said...

That is great to hear! As I was reading my kids their bedtime stories, I had Chrissie in my thoughts and heart as if I was reading to her, too. So thankful and hopeful for the positive news. How are you two holding up? You have to be beyond exhausted! Praying for you as well!

Matushka Anna said...

Glory to God for a "boring" day!!

Family Rebuilding the Wall said...

I'm still praying all throughout the days and will keep on my "post" until you tell me to stop. :) I love falling asleep at night knowing that your baby girl is resting and healing. God is so very good!

kate said...

Yea!!! Best news all day! I know those times with you are such a blessing to you. Can you imagine if she was somewhere in Serbia with no one to lover her? Alone in this. I am sure she'd be in Heaven already b/c she gave up. Thank you for rescuing her. I know you have given her a life and love she wouldn't have had otherwise. I know it has come at great cost to your family, but I am so happy Chrissie is part of your family- so there is absolutely no other option! I hope you both have a great night and that her lungs and heart heal and get stronger and stronger each day!!

Arnold family said...

I can't wait until she is fully healed and home with your family. I have been praying constantly for Chrissie and God is hearing all of our prayers.

Holly Arnold:)

Alice said...

So glad things are going well! I am praying things remain quiet and you will get some rest.

I just wanted to mention one other way that Chrissie is a blessing. I have been closely following your blog, and it helps me to remember the another little girl who is struggling for her life. My friend's infant grand-daughter recently received a liver transplant, and is still struggling. She now has mono, and in spite of all the doctors' efforts, it is getting worse. To treat it, they have to reduce her anti-rejection drugs, so that endangers her transplant. Anyway, praying for your sweet girl is helping me remember to lift up another precious little one. Thank you for allowing me to share in your journey.

Looking Up said...

Thank God. You are in my prayers.

Anonymous said...

I'm so grateful to God for another good day. Chrissie is such a fighter and our God is so good! I like what Ellen said about the fruit of the Spirit/self-control. I bet she's right.

Tell Chrissie to be a persistent boss to those lungs!

- Julie

Sarah said...

Just amazing! God is so good!!

The Fab 5 said...

Wonderful news!! Praying for a quiet night!!

Suzanne B said...

Lorraine, I came across your blog from another blog and have been completely glued to the progress of your daughter. I've been praying and thinking about all of you. I can't even imagine what you are all going through. You have amazing faith and it's inspiring! I wish you all the best and will continue to pray and follow your blog.

Sincerely, Suzanne an adoptive mom of 2 from Kansas :)

Oh well, hey! said...

Praise the Lord! May God continue to bless you and your princess - she is beautiful! I LOVED her fixed up hair yesterday. She has touched my heart and will remain there. Tell her to keep bossing - she is doing a great job!

Shelley said...

Dear Chrissie,
This is Lili Swindler. I am 4 years old and I am praying for you with my parents and my big sister.
I just want to tell you, Little Chrissie, that I love you. I hope you sleep well tonight. We've been praying for you Little Chrissie...I love you!!!
Love, Lili

Dear Chrissie,
This is Aly Swindler. I am praying for you a lot and I hope your fever doesn't come back. I am praying for you a lot and I hope you have a peaceful night!
Love, Aly

Sarah said...

Praise God for an uneventful day! He is mighty!!!!! She is an amazing witness to me and so many others! Thank you Jesus! Praying for you tonight, Chrissie.. that you continue to "boss" those lungs of yours! Praying you rest peacefully tonight and continue to heal! Lorraine, thank you for sharing this amazing time with us. I am forever changed from your example of faith. And Chrissie, you are one amazing girl! My prayers are with you tonight.
Love, Sarah

Brenna K said...

Praises! We are all still praying for protection and healing. And from one Mommy to another--that you'll have some good rest!

Jo's Corner said...

Praise and Thanksgiving to Jesus Christ Our Lord...for holding Our Sweet Chrissie in the palm of His Hand! Please give her a kiss on her cheek for me. I continue to Pray and think of ALL of your family as Chrissie continues to heal.
Hugs from MN. JO
P.S. I called and talked to you, Lorraine (on Brents show), but got cut off. Sorry!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful, wonderful.
I almost cried with relief to read this tonight.

Amy said...

Praising God for His faithfulness! Love you guys!! Will keep praying. :0)

Ellen said...

Job 33:26 (New International Version)

26 He prays to God and finds favor with him,
he sees God's face and shouts for joy;
he is restored by God to his righteous state.

Psalm 16:8-10 (New International Version)

8 I have set the LORD always before me.
Because he is at my right hand,
I will not be shaken.

9 Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices;
my body also will rest secure,

10 because you will not abandon me to the grave, [a]
nor will you let your Holy One [b] see decay.

Psalm 41:3
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.

Rest well dear Chrissie, Matt and Lorraine.

My personal favorite - I lie down and sleep in peace for you alone O Lord make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8

mrs. s said...

So nice to hear there is calm for a change. Much much deserved. Still praying for things to mend and heal. Thought with you all day! God Bless you Lorraine and that sweet sweet princess.

paul-and-lori said...

Yes!!! Praising the Lord for His healing hand. Continuing to pray for Chrissie's recovery and that you and your family would be strengthened as you walk through this with her!

Phyllis said...

I am SO happy she's doing well today. Keeping her in my prayers that she continues to fight and get better.

Kevin and Krista said...

Praising God Chrissie has had a relaxing day to heal and rest. I am still completely amazed at all that she has been through.

Hoping your family is able to relax a bit too!

:) Krista

Barb said...

Praise God for a quiet day!!!

Kara said...

Here in Russia, we are praying for Chrissie and each member of your family as you sleep. Father, grant them healing rest, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Fight the battle for Chrissie's lungs with your awesome power. Grant her true rest with no panic. Thank you that while each one clings to you, the strength comes from your right hand holding them up.

sabrina said...

Soo glad that things are looking better for Chrissie! Praise the Lord :)

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