This is a personal message, and explanation of sorts as to why there have been no recent blog posts.
Little did we know that it would be our last one together. No, he is not dead… yet. But I have been warned to expect it.
So, with this first post for many weeks, I would like to thank the many people who made our trip special. You all know who you are. Each of you contributed to giving my special husband the desire of his heart.
Now his race is coming to an end, and like most people in my position, I do not know how I will continue. Yet continue I must, because my race is not over yet.
Is how I feel now, they way he felt last year, as he lived with the daily threat of me dying? I know he worried about that massive aneurysm bursting. Is this why I was spared? … To see him through this time of being slowly smothered by the lung disease that has slowly progressed, then suddenly worsened?
For all these years, fibrosing alveolitis was the name attached to a slowly deteriorating condition. Then in a few weeks he has gone to struggling for each breath on high volume oxygen.
Romans 12:12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
This we are endeavouring to do, knowing that our great God has the ‘big picture’ and we only see a small piece of the tapestry.
In His love,