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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Seeking a Spiritual Uplift

The news of Nathan's most recent shunt failure was completely devastating to us.  Especially since the previous 2 weeks had been absolutely wonderful.  And with the uncertainty of the shunt situation breathing down our necks, it could probably go without saying that our spirits were really, really low.

Not knowing what else to do, we scheduled a time to visit with the leader of our local church congregation, hoping to get some type of guidance, or a boost to our faith, or at least to "rally our spirits" a little.

Unfortunately, we left the meeting feeling no better off than when we had gotten there.  Maybe we didn't explain Nathan's situation well enough, or maybe we didn't explain our despair well enough.  Maybe our expectations of the meeting were too high.  I don't know.  I won't go into details, but I felt like he just didn't get it....or....something.


1 comment:

  1. I'm so sorry. That is so devistating when you're expecting some guidance and nothing happens. I've learned that the EQP has more guidance for us adults, especially when your trying to deal with things like this. You probably already know this, but I didn't learn this until we moved here to AK. Just a thought. I think he should be reading this blog (my favorite future book) he may wish he would have handled things differently. You guys must have been pretty low...I would be to, obviously your stronger by it. You guys are such inspirations to me and Jake. HANG IN THERE. You guys have more prayers than you know :)