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!!!

Monday, January 3, 2011

joyful hearts and crocheting


I just wanted to let you all know what we've been up to. I have so many things to update here. In between all the researching, praying, healing etc...I have been mindlessly crocheting as it is quite relaxing and soothing. I made this for my mom with some stash someone gave me. God is guiding and leading and answering prayer beyond my ability to fathom. Keep praying for that and thanking God for healing. There are many emotions with this whole thing, ups and downs, fears and jubilations. We are so thankful. Mostly He gives us joy and glimmers of hope!! God is good.
Mark 11:23, 24

3 comments:

Beth in IL said...

Love the scarf! You do such nice work.

Beth said...

I have been thinking of you often. I feel your heart in your updates and appreciate so much your honesty and total abandonment to the Lord! Much Love, ~Beth

Tonya said...

Thanks ladies..God is good!

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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.