Number four's the charm

Monday, April 16, 2007

What kind of delinquent auntie am I, that I go on for weeks about my SIL and then forget to post when the baby's born!?!?

A thousand apologies my lord.

Micah Grace arrived on the day I said she was going to pop (I think. Yeah, I'm a bad auntie). Everything was good, Rhonda's water broke at home but she made it to the hospital in the nick of time. There was a small issue with the baby's blood sugar, but it was resolved by morning, so they hustled home quickfast. Her three big brothers are quite thrilled. (OK, one's a little jealous)

I had an alarming phonecall today.

This is my friend Karen, her hubby John and their kiddies. Isaiah is the tall one with glasses, Noah is on the right, Reuben is in the middle and John is holding wee Hannah. I've been friends with Karen for a number of years; we used to teach together at the Stoney Creek Alliance school of Music. She studied voice at Redeemer. She's 29 years old.

And she has breast cancer.

She told me a few weeks ago that she was going in to have a lump checked out, but I don't think that she, nor I , or her doctor for that matter, thought anything would come of it. But it did. So please pray for this family as they deal with this. She'll be having surgery in 2 weeks and then the usual therapies to follow up.

Please pray hard.