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Surviving Has Side Effects

That's the best I can think of .....surviving has side effects

If we sat down and evaluated the days, nights, weeks, months and now years, we most definitely have survived.  It makes me feel like running around like Gloria Gaynor singing "I Will Survive".  (On occasion - I have.)  And I surmise that looking in from the outside, we've done a fictitiously superb job ... of surviving. 

But that's where things get a little gray and sketchy.  We have survived, which dang sure impresses most people. If fact even I am impressed.  I look back on some days and wonder how in the world did we ever get through that.....yet here we are as proof.  We survived.

We, when in the company of our sweet girl, can appear somewhat intimidating.  Seriously, how many moms do you know who can monitor a seizure, vent a g-tube, administer Diastat, manipulate a feeding pump, call a neurologists, orchestrate two elementary age boys and not let dinner burn all at the same time?  Oh, and ad…
As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God's work might be revealed in him." john 9:1-3

And this is my remember God graced my life with an Angel who was sent here to reveal his work and that the tribulation of this path is not only Her glory but His glory. And we (meaning ALL of us) were miraculously chosen to receive this grace-