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Old 12-03-2003, 11:11 PM
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You are a very strong person. Just remember that the tree that doesn't bend occasionally will break just the same. Take a break every once in awhile. No one is superwoman (though you're definately in the running) and no one can expect you to be. [Insert huggy smilie here]
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Old 12-04-2003, 09:03 AM
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Thanks everyone for the support. No I am not superwoman - it's something I just felt called to do. It may not happen though. We keep hitting these MAJOR roadblocks, I knock it down only to find a BIGGER one. Why must the world revolve around money? Here are two people in their 80's, God fearing people who have given all their lives to other people and now they NEED something and they can't get it. It looks like we will have to place her in a home :-( I keep trying not to loose my faith or hope on this but this rollercoaster is the PITS!
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Old 12-04-2003, 02:37 PM
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you are a strong and couragious person to take on all of what you are now. Keep your faith in God and I have now doubt he will show you the path and keep you and yours safe. May Your family be in many prayers. (you're all in mine!)
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Old 12-05-2003, 08:37 PM
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Hi Amy...hoping to offer a piece of encouragment...

You're doing the right thing by trying to arrange the best living arrangement for her. I'm so very encouraged by your perseverance. Remember that the Lord that she & her husband love & fear also loves them infinitely more & will give His best to them. I know it doesn't seem like His best would be a care home.... We don't know His ways; they're beyond our searching out. I'm praying for Him to give you continued endurance & faith as you encounter these roadbocks; & at the same time, for Him to give you rest & peace that He will work His good & perfect will for them & you.

Love in JC--K
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But that image is so worn & blotted out by faults, & darkened by the smoke of sin, that it cannot do that for which it was made unless you renew & refashion it.
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Old 12-13-2003, 11:15 AM
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I don't really know what to say, just wanted you to know I'm joining with you in prayer for your situation. Let God provide. By that I mean, trust God to provide (which you probably already are), and ALSO, when God gives you an answer that seems to make things easier for you, allow yourself to accept God's gift.

I agree wholeheartedly with the advice in this thread, about taking care of yourself and making little pockets of time for rejuvenation. That will be absolutely crucial for you. You must take care of yourself or you'll have nothing left to give the others.

I don't want to preach, just wanted you to know I'm with you in prayer. God bless and guide you.

Let us know how everything goes, even if it feels like just a vent or a blog. We want to hear.
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