Friday, September 18, 2009

Family Friday: Daily Blog Review

Can you imagine having a child with extreme medical and special needs? As moms, many of us are familiar with the inner workings of a pediatric hospital and an endless string of specialists. Those of us who aren't, well, we should be counting our blessings. There is nothing quite like handing your baby (at any age) over for medical procedures, special therapies, and what-not. Even if it is for the greater good of the child, it's hard.

Now, imagine that your husband is in the military, overseas, fighting for our country. You are the sole source of strength for this medically fragile child. And it's hard, but it's your life. You live it. With grace. You blog about it and touch hearts and lives. And then... Your husband is seriously injured.

Is this a nightmare? No, this is the life of this woman and she lives it. With grace. And love. She is Connor's mom. And Jeremy's wife.

Jessica blogs about her family (her life!) at Connor's Song. In every post, you get a glimpse of a woman who is facing the everyday challenges of living with a heavy load. And yet, you would never guess the weight she is carrying. Jessica's words are full of joy and humor and love for her men. And that grace that always shines through...

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