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Friday, March 1, 2013

a year of firsts....


This year will be a long year of firsts for our family. Firsts of everything without our dear Brave boy. I have found this to be particularly difficult for me when I remember how far we had come last year. Each day a memory pops up that reminds me of what we were doing last year, how hopeful we were and how alive he was, even though we had one issue pop up after another. Today, Feb 28th, last year, 2012, we came HOME after two weeks of inpatient therapy to treat a Cytomegalovirus with IV meds. We had to watch him closely for fluid overload etc. Here are the only pics I have of him from Feb. We took a walk with our friends Kristina, Christopher and  Aly down the long halls our hospital, watching the night construction.  It was a good, happy stay, it's when we met our dear friend Luke as well. Cancer was far from our mind at this time. It hurts that he is gone now. 
 Thanks for your sustaining prayers.




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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.