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A Mothers Hope: PART EIGHT - Hope is on its way

A Mothers Hope: PART EIGHT - Hope is on its way

PART EIGHT They say when you are walking through hell, not to stop.... Just keep walking! I was walking, but I was growing tired. . Matthew 11:28  Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. . Janelle was now six months old and we lived day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute. We had jumped so many hurdles, climbed a multitude of mountains and managed to overcome everything thrown at us. But with every new morning you didn't know what the day would bring, would it be a valley or a summit?...

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A Mothers Hope: Part SEVEN - Searching for Hope

A Mothers Hope: Part SEVEN -  Searching for Hope

So just how far does a person go to find a solution? Is the ends of the world ever too far?  . Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. . As a mother trying to save her baby's life, I was willing to go to the ends of the earth for a cure....and I did. After doing some research ourselves, we started to call overseas doctors. One doctor in London wasn't much help stating that there...

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A Mothers Hope: Part SIX - Clinging to Hope.

A Mothers Hope: Part SIX - Clinging to Hope.

Part SIX There is a saying that says that sometimes you have to hit rock bottom, then the only way out is up! I thought we were at the bottom... but we weren't there yet. . John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. . By the time Janelle was approaching five months old, things were deteriorating rapidly. We had strike 1 with the oral steroids, strike 2 with the intravenous steroids and yet...

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A Mothers Hope: Part 5 - Standing firm on HOPE

A Mothers Hope: Part 5 - Standing firm on HOPE

PART FIVE . Confidence is hard to grasp and hang onto, when those you put your confidence in, are all searching in the dark. . Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your path. . By four months old Janelle's condition was deteriorating and the oral steroids had failed. The next step was to inject steroids intravenously. This meant being admitted to hospital, having the steroids administered through a drip, being very closely monitored for 24 hours, then getting sent...

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A Mothers Hope: Part FOUR - Hope on the fifth floor.

A Mothers Hope: Part FOUR - Hope on the fifth floor.

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and even as the Hemangiomas grew, to me Janelle was absolutely gorgeous.... But others weren't so kind. . Song of Solomans 4:7 - You are altogether beautiful, my darling, there is no flaw in you. . Over the next months Janelle's features did change drastically. Her eye started protruding, along with the surrounding skin. Her cheek also got fuller on the right side, therefore drooping that side of her mouth. The external birthmark on her nose became raised and bright red and her breathing got heavier. Our church congregation would see her...

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