Thursday, July 26, 2012

Broken hearted


There is a little girl I know whose heart is failing. At five weeks' old, she had a transplant, and now, at the age of seven, that heart is giving up. In the last week of school, she seemed fine, and I remember clearly watching her run and play at our school sports day. Two days later, she was on her way to Children's Hospital in Vancouver. She's received a pacemaker, but it will only work for so long. Evanne needs a new heart, and she needs it now. Over the past few weeks, she has been on my mind a lot. In addition to supporting the various community fundraising efforts for Evanne's family, I have found myself praying {often} for a miracle. Do you pray? If you do, won't you please say a prayer for Evanne? And if you don't, could you send some positive thoughts out into the universe for a sweet little girl and her family? The more love and good wishes the better, right? I have to believe that "where there is great love, there are always miracles." And goodness knows, a miracle is pretty much the only thing that's going to give this heartbreaking story its happy ending.


I can't imagine what her mom is going through right now. There aren't enough words to express just how grateful I am for the good health of my darling boys.

3 comments:

  1. Definitely sending positive thoughts, I just cannot imagine what her family is going through. It sounds like they have a whole community supporting them which must be a huge comfort to them.

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  2. Oh no! I am sending plenty of thoughts and prayers her way.

    Poor little girl, poor family.

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  3. Life is so not fair, sending lots of positive thoughts her way. No parents should go through what her parents is going through right now.

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