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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!!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

he's my son

I am working on a video of B's fight with cancer, I am very excited. In the meantime since I am very slow in the video fun dept., am homeschooling and going through all this with B, (even with my highschoolers help time can be hard to find) I am going to post this beautiful song written by MARK SCHULTZ and a tear jerker u-tube video about a boy and his fight with cancer. Get the tissues out.




I'm down on my knees again tonight
I'm hoping this prayer will turn out right
See there is a boy that needs Your help
I've done all that I can do myself
His mother is tired
I'm sure You can understand
Each night as he sleeps She goes in to hold his hand
And she tries not to cry
As the tears fill her eyes

CHORUS: Can You hear me? Am I getting through tonight? Can You see him? Can You make him feel all right? If You can hear me Let me take his place somehow See, he's not just anyone He's my son

Sometimes late at night I watch him sleep
I dream of the boy he'd like to be
I try to be strong and see him through
But God who he needs right now is You
Let him grow old
Live life without this fear
What would I be Living without him here
He's so tired and he's scared Let him know that You're there

CHORUS
Can You hear me? Can You see him? Please don't leave him He's my son

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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.