Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Tuesday, May 19th

We had the most wonderful day-Abby caught her first fish! It was a beautiful day and the fish were biting. Lyla even caught a fish with a little Barbie pole! It is so hard to believe that such a seemingly normal child could have such a large mass in her brain. She is so smart and funny and active. But that keeps me feeling hopeful-if she has something that large and nasty in there and can still function so well then she has to have a good prognosis.

I want to let everyone know about the benefit for Abby on Friday, May 22nd. Southside School is having a talent show and pie and cake auction from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. at the middle school. They have an Event Page on Facebook. We will be in Memphis that night (probably in ICU) but our hearts will be with all those who have put this together for us.

I also want to say that I appreciate all the comments that have been left for us here. It lifts our spirits to know that so many people are praying for Abby. How can we feel down when God has sent so much good our way? I love all the verses that have been shared-I keep them in a journal and read them when I get discouraged.

"The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knoweth them that trust in Him" Nahum 1:7


  1. I am so glad that you are getting to spend some quality time building up your energies and relationships before the surgery. Remember these days when you feel discouraged. There are so many people who have been blessed by your courage and faith. I praise God for you daily! Remember, whatever is around the corner, God has already been there and is ready to strengthen you when you feel you can't go on. You are in our prayers daily.

  2. Our God is an awesome God and He hears our cries. It is so encouraging that their are so many believers who are focused on this precious little girl. We have seen how much Christians can do and how this has brought so many people to realize the power of prayer. Never, never, never give up. When we find ourselves feeling down, just look up and know He is there and He loves us.
    Please tell Abby that Mrs. Judy says hello and that all her many friends at preschool miss her and will see her soon.

  3. I am praying for you and your family as well. God works in mysterious ways in our lives. I went to school with Misty Conner and Mistie Gambill. I will keep everyone in thoughts and prayers. God hears our prayers and he knows what His Angels need,

  4. To the family of Miss Abby:
    You have an absolutely beautiful little girl. My husband and I were just talking about your little girl a night or two ago and I received this link this morning. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and your little girl. She does look so happy and healthy I think definitely a good prognosis should be in her future! I know you have a lot of family and friends praying for you all I just wanted to let you know that the whole community is praying with you also. We wish you the best from our family to yours, Eric, Christy, Faithe, Kinley & Gracie Wood

  5. Morgan and Abby, we miss you and can't wait until you come back to school. All of your friends miss you and ask about you everyday. We love you both,
    Ms.Christy and Ms.Linda

  6. Morgan and Jason, you are truly an inspiration to Kevin and I. We love your family dearly and we are blessed to call you our friends. We have made a lot of memories and we will make a lot more. Our kids need to make their own memories together. Abby is a wonderful child, her smile is contagious. Loved watching her fishing trip on video, tell her to stop kissing the fish. Next time I will bring a home cooked meal, but I think Lyla enjoyed anyway..lol Your family has blessed mine, I can see God working through Abby, you and Jason. We will always be here for you. God is with your family and you are in our prayers. We love you. Venita & Kevin