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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

pre-transplant nesting?

I cannot believe how much I am getting done! The Lord has given me an amazing strength and energy and ability to accomplish so much right now. Braveheart is sleeping, kids have done chores and read and I am getting one thing after another done on my list.

The kids school plans are being laid, books being ordered, supplies bought and checklists created. I feel like I am a new mother nesting in her home prior to the arrival of the baby. In a way I am, because we will be welcoming the arrival of a new bone marrow for our precious boy! I hate that we have to do this but there it is. I know that He will be supernaturally healed through this and we will see a true testament to God's healing.

Now, the house on the other hand, no matter what I do, I turn around and there it looks like a tornado has run through...ugh. I am trying to hold on to some semblance of that, but hey, the laundry is caught up. How many of you can say that? :)

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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.