At 5:30 this evening we'll be heading to Cabell Huntington Hospital to deliver baskets to all of the children on the pediatric floor.

It's almost surreal to me that last year at this time we were in last few days of Nick's earthly life.

I still believed last year at this time that God could heal Nick. Even with all of his physical struggles, I never stopped believing that God could perform a miracle.

When God chose to take Nick from us, I'm going to be honest. I did not understand.

Many times even now I do not understand.

I know that if Nick were here, we would still deliver baskets tonight. He would be right there with us..........grinning ear to ear and being so sympathetic to every child who is dealing with IVs and shots and tests and all sorts of different medical treatments.

I have to believe that Nick will still be with us tonight.

It's the only way I can enter the hospital and wear a smile.

I'm looking forward to sharing the hope and love of Jesus with families in the hospital, but I'm also kind-of dreading it.

My mind and heart swirl with so many different emotions.

If you think of us tonight, please whisper a little prayer.

But more than for us, please keep praying for the family of Snowy Hall, who died yesterday.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Definitely will pray for you. I know how hard that must be for you. God will bless you and keep you!

Blogger Alex Headrick said...

Tammy, I just want you to know my heart is with you. I wish you happiness and strength to get through the holidays joyfully. I lost my father to a brain tumor and it's taken three years for holidays to return to some semblance of what feels normal. Just remember that the enemy came to steal, kill, and destroy, so hold onto your joy even in the midst of mourning.

Blogger Bonita said...

I'm guessing that by now you've come and gone from the hospital and I trust that the Lord met you there in a powerful way and your dread was turned to hope and love and even laughter.

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