Fall Inspired Outfits

Happy Labor Day! I hope you’re enjoying your day. Since it’s the first day of September, I thought I’d share some Fall Inspired Outfits.

Fall Inspired Outfits

I’ve added these to my What To Wear Now & Into Fall Pinterest Board.

Fall Inspired Outfits

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I think I’m ready for boots and scarves! What about you?

Beauty For the Heart~~“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Have a blessed day!

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Praying For Bennett

Last Sunday, I asked for prayers for Bennett. My heart has been so heavy for Bennett and her family. Bennett has a very rare brain tumor.

I knew I could share her story with you all and you would help me “storm heaven” for Bennett! I specifically asked for prayers on Tuesday. In case you missed it, you can read why here.

Praying For Bennett

Can I just say, GOD IS FAITHFUL!! If you’ve ever doubted if God hears our prayers, I don’t think you will after reading Katie Anne’s last journal entry about Bennett. 

Praying For Bennett

Here is what Katie Anne wrote about Tuesday:

“Tuesday arrived and I felt all of your prayers! I had been dreading this day and it was actually one of the best days I’ve had since our arrival. Bennett was supposed to be put under anesthesia Tuesday morning for a hearing test. I was also dreading that because as I’ve said before, she does not recover well from anesthesia. They arrived to take her to the OR at 7 AM. As a result, she fell into a deep sleep in the holding room and miraculously, the doctor was able to administer the test while she was held asleep! Upon our return to her room, a ninja nurse was assigned to change the dressing and it was not nearly as bad as the other two times. Unbelievably this all happened before noon so we were able to be discharged early in the afternoon.

Please keep praying because I was blown away about how well my Tuesday turned out. It went from being the most dreaded day to a positive one. This couldn’t have come at a better time for me and I was truly thankful. I will close out with some immediate requests that I feel will benefit Bennett.

1. She can continue to eat and drink as her taste is so drastically affected by chemo. During treatments she especially struggles to get adequate nutrition that is critical for her overall healing and stamina.

2. The chemotherapy causes minimal side effects. Because of the number of drugs she is given, the list of possibilities is long and frightening.

3. Her hospital stay for this chemo series is as short as possible. It is so good for Bennett’s mental and physical well-being to be out of the hospital. We are still striving to maintain some degree of normalcy in this freakishly abnormal world we find ourselves in.

Finally, we continue to be overwhelmed at the generosity expressed by so many in support of our sweet girl and family. We are aware of each and every prayer, note and deed and only wish it was possible to immediately reply. Please don’t think that anything has gone unnoticed or unappreciated.”

We now have an address where we can be reached:

Bennett Lester
350 Erkenbrecher Ave Room #40,
Cincinnati, OH 45229

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Friends, I can’t thank you enough for praying for Bennett!! Let’s give all the glory to God!

Many of you know I lost my Mom to gastric cancer in 2009. One of the things she taught me was to “look for blessings.” Mom always called the hundreds of cards she received in the mail each week, “blessings.”

I included Bennett’s address because I thought some of you might want to send a “blessing” to Bennett and her family. You can tell them you’re a friend of mine if you want.

After I read Katie Anne’s journal entry this song immediately came to my mind. I Know My Redeemer Lives!!! My husband and I love the part at the end where she says, He lives, I spoke with Him this morning!

 

Have a blessed day!

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