First, some news about my pastor, Nancy. I believe I had last told you that she was not going to have a mastectomy. That was the news she told us all when she sent a phone call out to the church. Ten minutes later, the oncologist called her and told her that not only was that still a possibility, but the doctor wanted her to have a port put in to start a sixteen-week course of chemo. My pastor was too devastated to call back. Continue reading
We have had more fun with our Bridges kids! I have pictures and stories to share… Continue reading
This morning, Mark took me and my bicycle and art portfolio over to where Merih and Kader live. He left me with Kader for the day and took Merih with him. Merih wanted to buy a car, so Mark took him down to the Green Bay area to look for one. Continue reading
I have wonderful news from my pastor, Nancy Bontempo, today. She finally had a successful biopsy that told the doctors what they needed to know before treating her. The upshot is that she will not have to have a mastectomy! Praise the Lord! Continue reading
One more update on my friends in Louisiana… Betty sends her thanks for all the prayers that went up for them after I posted about her and Mike. She says that while others are saying the weathermen were wrong, she prefers to believe that God answered our prayers and hers.
Speaking of storms, we went through a doozy today.
A number of you have responded that you are praying for my friends, the Gills in Louisiana. I didn’t know where they lived and I’ve been concerned for them all day. I just got this from Betty… Continue reading
This is a quick prayer request. I have friends in Louisiana, Mike and Betty Gill. Please pray for them and all the residents of Louisiana who are getting pounded with two feet of rain and eighty mile per hour winds as a result of Tropical Storm Barry.
I’m going to keep this short tonight. This evening, Mark and I moved everything back into the bathroom temporarily so we can see how it’s all going to fit. Continue reading
Last week, when we went to pick Merih up from the place he is staying, we noticed he was talking with a beautiful young woman outside his room. At the Bridges event last night, he introduced her to us. Her name is Kader (pronounced Keh-DAHR) Sirtikara. Continue reading
I mentioned before that Mark and I are Bridges parents to Merih Bayirli. When we dropped him off at his place last week after the play, he asked if we’d be at the Bridges event this week. He seemed to want us there, so Mark and I went. Continue reading