Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. And I am grateful to all of our service men and women. I am grateful to have the freedoms that they fought so hard to give to each and every one of us. I appreciate the sacrifices they have made, and also those of their families. My heart and my prayers are with those who are now in harms way. May God keep you safe until you return home once again. You are not forgotten. I thank you!

Now I have to talk about something really serious. While I was on Twitter this weekend, I came across a link where someone was talking about some devastating news. I hopped over to take a look. And it was just heartbreaking.

A fellow blogger and mommy, just got some earth shattering news that her two year old son has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. I can't even imagine. I don't know what to say. I don't know this woman or her family, but I certainly have compassion for them, and I don't know what I as one person can do to help her out. But I am going to try. She and her husband are living paycheck to paycheck and they also share one car. While they are making ends meet on a daily basis, it seems that they need some assistance to help them out while their son gets his lifesaving chemotherapy treatments. I have donated some money to them, as she has a paypal button posted on her blog on the right sidebar. Please, I urge you to consider donating something to this family. Even if it is only $5 dollars. I know that we all throw greater amounts of money down the drain each week on frivelous items. I couldn't imagine being in her shoes, and I pray that I never am. But if you could just give a little, I'm sure it would make a huge difference.

If you are unable to give anything to this family, please stop by and give her some love and encouragement. If you are the praying type, she and her family can use all the extra prayers they can get right now. You can find her at Manic Mother.

Now I'm going to go and hug and kiss my babies.