There has been so much on my heart lately that I have wanted to share, but it has remained jumbled in my head, and even though I still feel like I have an incredible amount to learn about God and His Power, He is telling my fingers to type today.
Where to begin? God is AMAZING! Stan and I have never been closer to each other. On that note, I will say that right before finding out about Anniston’s heart condition, I remember thinking to myself “Can it get any better than this?” Let me tell you, I have been blown away. Stan has always been such a strength for me, and I have always known about his passionate love for the Lord, but I stand in awe every day at the man of God Stan is and is becoming. He is the best husband I could have ever dreamed to have, and he is already a wonderful dad :).
God has been teaching us so much about His character and His will through promises we are collecting and soaking up from His Word. Most of all, our faith has been strengthened knowing that He was the Healer in all of the stories we read about Him in His Word and that He STILL IS that Healer today.
There is more I would like to say, but I think I will leave you with this prayer that we are praying for Anniston. All of these verses have been such an encouragement to us, and maybe by reading it, you can get a glimpse of what has been so heavy on our hearts the last month.
We know that so many of you are praying for us and Anniston, and I cannot tell you enough how grateful we are for those prayers. We will be passing out this prayer guide to anyone and everyone who would like to pray alongside us for what God has laid on our hearts to lift up because we desire for all of us to be praying for and claiming the same thing. For we know that “where two or three are gathered in His name, there He is among us.” (Matthew 18:21) Feel free to pass it on to others out there who are praying for us as well. (I'm sorry if it's hard to read. If you click on the prayer, you can see a larger image.)
***On 3/29, This prayer was revised...just a few words were changed, but the meaning to us is greatly different***
P.S.: Because we believe these things, please understand if we choose not to talk about anything having to do with the doctor’s previous report right now. We have been strongly convicted that we need to ONLY speak life and healing over Anniston, and if God wants us to approach Him with complete faith that He will heal her, then we do not need to speak anything otherwise. Thank you for respecting this conviction :). Our next appointment is March 31st at 8am in Jackson, and we will let you know that day how it goes! You can also check my mom's sweet blog for updates if you'd like. Love you all!!