"Your greatest contribution to the Kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise." ~Andy Stanley

February 16, 2012

As I've mentioned a bunch, we are caring for my brother-in-law who is a stroke patient. (living 6 mo. here and 6 mo. at my hubby's other brother's home for now)

And it is HARD... Not gonna lie.
But there is one thing that is out and out SCARY and that is the possibility of him having a seizure. (even though he takes anti-seizure meds)
The last time he stayed with us, he had one in the bathroom at our church and my hubby physically caught him. He turned blue. Hubby had to drag him from the bathroom and yell for someone in the lobby to call 911. (his phone was in the car) It was really crazy and frightening. When it was over he was absolutely fine. My hubby wasn't though. In the process of all that his back went out. He missed a lot of work. Then it sort of healed, but not really, went out again and he missed a lot more work without pay when his vacation days ran out. (a dark time, but God provided) So, that incident and the possibility of him having another, lingers in the back of our minds. -Hubby does back exercises nightly to strengthen his core and wears a back brace when we take his brother to church, just in case...

All that to say, TODAY was that day. He had a seizure.
And GOD was so graciously faithful to us.
His grace was more than abundant.
It couldn't have been a better situation.
And this time there were no injuries, no ambulance and no hospital!
God is soooooooooo good.

Here's a big shout out to Joy, Andrew and Nathan who were so AWESOMELY amazing during the emergency and handled it all with grace and confidence. You guys bless my socks off everyday!


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