May 24, 2019
  • 11:37 pm Fall 2018 Pictures
  • 1:37 pm Halloween Photo Drop
  • 4:35 pm Heartiversary Celebration
  • 4:32 pm Fontan Clinical Studies
  • 4:18 pm Tomorrow is Holden’s Heartiversary

Today I read through an old blog post of a fellow missionary friend who almost lost her family a few years ago today. Her post had the verse, 2 Corinthians 1:9. For me, verses 8-11 apply. It pairs with my previous post. Holden’s heart stopped beating just a week ago, but because of the grace […]

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For everyone who has wondered how Holden is doing, here’s our wild man lunch today. He could not be contained in the Tula church either.

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I’ve been meaning to post about this song for a couple weeks now. The band, Mercy Me has a way to do one song an album that totally “gets me.” I still can’t watch their song, “Flawless” with dry eyes. Right now “Even if” means a lot because our family has been going through so […]

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Hey everyone, I know Holden’s Birthday was last weekend, but we’re still continuing the PICU fundraiser until the end of the month. On Saturday we once again got to see the fruits of the giving there. Not only did we use the mobile once again, but the child life specialist gave Holden a balloon and […]

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I took this selfie today to show a friend how happy Holden’s been today.

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A little warrior in action! This was Holden a few hours after coming home from the PICU. He was giving it his all — with shaky legs and a wobbly balance. His determination was inspiring to watch. Holden spent the entire evening trying to walk as well as he used to. (Compare this to the […]

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Keep those prayers coming. This morning Holden woke up in a great mood and stayed in a great mood all day. He had a ton for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In between eating and naps, all he wanted to do was practice walking and climbing. Today I knew he was feeling better when I looked […]

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    Holden is doing so much better today! He’s not 100%, but he’s eating and moving more. We love, appreciate, and feel your prayers. Thank you all for the kind words. Also, a big thank you to those who stopped by and/or texted to check in. One friend even called the bakery for us […]

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These aren’t the cake smash pictures I wanted, or the outfit, but I am so thankful Holden is alive. He’s made it through such a tough year, and we weren’t ready to say good-bye. There are many difficult things from this weekend–so many. One of the hardest parts is seeing Holden scream in pain, and […]

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We are home. I’ll update later.

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