Monday, November 7, 2016

Happy November!!

I can't believe it's already November 7th.  I mean, what happened to September and October?? 

The weather here in Missouri has been strangely warm for fall.  This past week it has cooled down a little, but it is still unseasonably warm.  Last week I mowed my yard in shorts and a t-shirt.  Who does that in November in Missouri??

We made it back from California (IT WAS A LONG DRIVE OUT THERE AND A SHORT FLIGHT HOME).  Stopped at the Grand Canyon which, I have to say, is one of the most absolutely breathtaking things I have ever seen.  If you've not been there, you need to put it on your "bucket list."  It is spectacular.  Thank you all for the prayers, everything went very smoothly while we were out there.  Got Alex all settled into her apartment.  Please pray for our son-in-law's safe return from his overseas deployment.

My mom had a very rough second chemo treatment two weeks ago today.  Lots of nausea, lots of tiredness, lots of just plain old not feeling good.  This morning she went back for her third round of chemo and her white count was too low so they wouldn't give her the treatment today.  She goes back on Wednesday for more blood work.  Hopefully the blood count will have improved.  If not, then they will start giving her injections to jump start her body making white blood cells.  The plan is to only have to put the chemo off for one week, which would put her back for a treatment one week from today.  I ask for your prayers for her, that the blood count will return to normal and they can resume the chemotherapy.  And for her NOT to get any kind of illness. 

We continue to pray daily for God to move in my mother's body and kill that cancer.  We curse it at the root and command it to die in Jesus name.  We believe Jesus is the Healer.

Please pray for our country.  Tomorrow is the election and, if you're like me, you're ready for it to be over.  I encourage EVERYONE TO VOTE.  But my hope isn't in Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, although I will be voting for one of them.  My hope is in Jesus Christ.  "If my people, who are called by My name, will HUMBLE THEMSELVES and PRAY and TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS, THEN will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land."  Wake up America.


  1. I am praying for your mom. Wishing the best for all of you. I am praying for our country and no matter who wins..we need to unite. You are right who is our real Leader. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

  2. You know I am praying for your mom, Robbin. I hope her blood count rises so that she can continue treatment. That happened to hubby a couple of times, too, so it is not all that unusual with chemo treatments.

    I do believe that God can heal and that is what I am praying for. xo Diana

  3. Good morning sister in MO. I'm blessed by your visit despite the busyness. Yes. Lots of "Why's" as the Lord brought that up in my heart this morning. I know every person is going through a trial and no matter whether it is an easy or difficult burden, it's not easy to pray and even worship sometimes. Praying for your mom and your family. We may never know "Why" but the Lord always says, "Believe in Me. Trust in Me." That song "Great Are You Lord" always brings me to tears. I feel the anointing in that song. And as I cry, I know the tears He collects...Tears of every believer who trusts in Him. Someday He'll show us the answers. I pray you will all remain joyful despite the trials you face, especially your mom. May His love comfort you all, strengthen you all and believe that He will turn all these into good...I know...because you love Him. Stay strong in the Lord's mighty power! May this be a meaningful Christmas and a new beginning come 2017!