Magnanimously homeschooling, worshiping, creating.......

Join us on a journey of faith, healing, learning to live with part of our hearts missing, and recovery, as our family rebuilds our lives, after our son's long battle with cancer....and his eventual rise on eagle's wings into Heaven...victory is his...he is serving the King!!!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

waiting for church

Here I sit, ready to go to church and now B is tired and needs a snooze. He's been doing very well again since starting chemo in the hospital last week. We have had to concede to doing this bone marrow transplant, but we feel he is more ready now. We are determined to beat the odds and prognosis. We are just being a family as we count down the time between now and the transplant. It's so weird. I can't describe the feeling of what we are preparing for. Believing that things will go well but knowing what 'could' happen. Who would want this for their child? I guess God didn't 'want' this for His child, but he gladly did it for our sakes. By His stripes ye are healed!!! There are so many things going through my mind. In the end, I can't do this but He can. Pray with us...CANCER..YOU ARE DEAD IN B'S BODY..DEAD..YOU CANNOT HAVE MY SON....MELT AWAY...FOREVER...NO POISON SHALL TOUCH HIM (thanks to your prayers too) Pray for the donor to be ready and able quickly.

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.