Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Great is the Name of the Lord

"For the LORD is the great God,
the great King above all gods."

PSALM 95:3

Well, Dad is back in the hospital again. He had to be taken by ambulance Monday afternoon because he was non-responsive and couldn't move when Mom tried to wake him up. His left eye wouldn't open either. He's already had a CT scan which showed that there is a whole lot more swelling and shifting of the brain than there was when he was there two weeks ago. The doctors are wanting to do a biopsy soon, so we can hopefully figure out what this is we're dealing with. Mom just told me that they're hoping to get it done either tomorrow or the next day. We're really praying for the biopsy to go extremely well and for the Lord's will to be accomplished through it. We're also praying for the swelling and ALL of his symptoms to go away very soon.

Anyway, I thought I would give you all a quick update on what's been going on. Thank you so much for all of your prayers and encouragement. It really means a lot to our family! :) We know we serve a great God, and He holds us in the palm of His hand. His timing is perfect and we trust in Him completely for all things. ...We know His purpose will stand!

"No one is like you, O LORD;
you are great,
and your name is mighty in power."

Jeremiah 10:6


Picture above: Dad sitting on the couch arm "ponderin'"! ;)


Lindsay said...

I'm praying about the biopsy, Taylor! I'm also praying for you and your sisters. I know how tough it is having to stay home alone all day long. Oh, and I'm praying for your mom too! I guess I should just say... I'm praying for "y'all." :) Love you!!

~ Hugs,
Lindsay <3

P.S. - I love the picture. Silhouettes are so neat! :)

P.S.S. - I just got a letter in the mail for you this morning. I'm afraid it's pretty short, but at least it's a letter. ;)

Samantha said...

Were praying for ya'll!!

Eden said...

Sorry to hear your Dad is back in hospital, Taylor! This must be so hard for you all go through. I'm praying for your family during this difficult time. Please update us as you're able to. Blessings!

Rachelle14 said...

Keeping you and your family in my prayers!

Jessica said...

Praying for your dad and trusting that he will soon be well. All God's promises are true!

God bless you and your family.
Love in Christ,
Jessica & Rachel

Taylor said...

We're all praying Taylor! =) You're right, God does have a purpose for all of this. Just keep trusting in Him. =D It never fails! =D

Buttercup said...

Taylor, God IS in control over all! It sounds like y'all are trusting Him, and that is awesome! I don't know how some people can go through things like this without God in their lives, and not knowing where they are going. Your Dad, and your entire family are in my prayers. God bless you, sister! Love in Christ, Buttercup

Allison said...

I am so sorry! I just went and read your last 5 or so posts, this was my fisrt chance since getting back from WA.
I have kept your dad in my prayers, but I will now do so even more diligently! This must be really hard for you guys!
I didnt blog about it, but 2 months ago we had a scare with my mom and I ended up calling 911. it was only a REALLy bad migrane, but the symptoms were more like a stroke or something, so it was pretty scary! So I have just a tiny glimpse of how you must feel.
I know my family is and will be praying for your family as well~
May the LORD bless you and your family!
Love from your friend in SD,

Johanna said...

Could you PLEASE go over to Pennies from Heaven, and follow her. You see, at this link~

She is hosting a giveaway for a $20 gift certificate. And she is going to give it to the person that can round up the most followers! So, please go over and follower her, saying that 'Johanna and An Old-Fashioned Girl' sent you?

Thank you So much!


Taylor said...

Lindsay, Samantha, Eden, Rachelle, Jessica & Rachel, Taylor, Buttercup, and Alli:

Thank you SO MUCH for all of your sweet encouragement, and also for the prayers. It means so much!!! =)


Johanna: I'll be sure to check that out. ;)


Many blessings to you all,