Friday, September 4, 2009

Blue Dances

This is another of my first attempts at Cloud painting. I could not find the original cloud (sniff), though I am sure it is somewhere in my enormous collection of amazing cloud formations.

Daddy Update: Last Sunday morning Dad walked my youngest sister down the aisle, and there wasn't a dry eye in the house. He walked around quite a bit that day--and seemed the better for it.

The neck doctor had some discouraging news. According to the cat scan, there is a cyst which is lodged where the break in Dad's neck is. The Doc thinks Dad was probably born with it--but it seems to be impeding the bones from healing. But there was some good news, too--We saw the wound specialist on Wednesday. She was amazed at how quickly the top of Dad's head is knitting. Indeed--when I change his wound each day, I am amazed to see visible progress--It is a miracle to watch how quickly the flesh is covering over the bone, when the doctors said it never would.

Please pray for safety for all the family members and volunteers who will be at my parents' home this weekend. We have a LOT to do, including some serious work on the roof. It is my hope and prayer that we will accomplish more than we ever thought possible. Dad and Mom need to be in their own home. I would appreciate your good thoughts and prayers this Labor Day Weekend.


Sunny said...

Your cloud painting is wonderful, but then when are they not? :)
So happy that your Dad is doing as well as he is.
Prayers and best wishes to you and yours, this holiday weekend.
Sunny :)

Looking to the Stars said...

Love the picture, glad to hear about your dad :)
You have our thoughts and prayers for this week end, kiddo.

Yarrow said...

Love this picture and so glad that your Dad's wound is healing. I hope the cyst doesn't cause too many problems. Will be thinking of you all


Woman in a Window said...

Gorgeous clouds!

I am so pleased to imagine your dad walking your sister down the aisle. Wow. Wordless...almost. I'm never quite wordless. What a gift to you all.
my best, of course

Smart Mouth Broad said...

You are all in my prayers. How wonderful that your dad was able to walk your sister down the aisle.

Nina P. said...

I Hope you had a Wonderful Labor Day weekend and all the labor went smooth and well. It's never easy to get a house ready to be a safe and comfortable home again. Your parents will be so happy to be back in their own home. Healing takes time and is best done with family and friends around. You have a fantastic family and lots of love a support. Blessing to you and yours. Love and Light, Nina P.

Angie said...

Hi Beth: So glad your parents are back in their own home. That's a great blessing for them. Hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. We had monsoon rains here and flooding. With no rivers, streams or creeks, the water just makes its own road in the desert. A few streets will need repair here in Quartzsite.
Love ya,

Anonymous said...

You know how I love your cloud paintings and this is no acception. She is beautiful; you.

Nina P. said...

Just stopping by to see how the work weekend went and how your parents are doing? I hope all went well and they are back enjoying their home. Many healing thoughts and prayers are going up for you and your family. Love and Light, Nina P.

peggy gatto said...

This is truly a beauty! I just love the sky!