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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thankful Thursday: Thankful for YOU!



Just a quick note to let you know I'm still alive!  No, I didn't drop off the end of the earth, but I have been sick....still am. So grateful it wasn't last week!


Last Thursday I was sitting in the St. Cloud hospital's Family waiting room with my sister-in-law while her husband went through prostate surgery. He's doing fine now and recovering at home.  His sister and my daughter were also there with us and we actually had a really nice time visiting.  Later in the day we brought my sister-in-law back with us to spend the night and then the next day our whole family went back up (a 45-minute drive) and spent the day with him at the hospital, expecting to take him home late Friday.  He wasn't able to be released until Saturday, so we went ahead up north to their home, where another sister-in-law and her hubby came down from Canada to join the gathering.  My father-in-law was also in on it.  They have this big, beautiful home, (sometime I'll take pictures and show you) where we all slept and spent the weekend together.  Another brother and two of his married kids came and went, as well.  It kind of took the place of Christmas, which got canceled because of a snowstorm.  We had such a nice weekend, and were able to be a help to them, I think, but Kelsey had begun to get sick on Wednesday, and I on Saturday.


After we got home, I got a lot worse, and I've been sick all week. I would appreciate your prayers--though I don't think it's anything serious--I'm trying to decide whether to go in to the doctor today or not.  Thanks for praying!


Speaking of prayer:  The final "Do You Pray?" posts (there are 2, I think) will appear next Monday and Wednesday, Lord willing!  I'm sorry to those who came by yesterday looking for that--I hope you take the opportunity to check out some of my older posts, or look at one of the subjects I've written on, like Marriage or Child-training.


Today, on Thankful Thursday, (to participate and read other thankful hearts, visit Laurie at Women Taking a Stand--Thanks, Laurie, for hosting this month!)  I'm so grateful for all of you out there!  I know that I have friends and people who care and will pray whenever I need it. Though I may not have met you face-to-face, or maybe I see you often and know you very well, I appreciate the love and Christian support that I receive from each and every one of you!  Thanks for being there!


P.S. I don't know how I'll feel tomorrow, so if I don't get the recipes up on Food Friday that I promised, (or comment back like I usually do!) please forgive me, and I'll try to get the recipes up next week--Thanks for understanding!  I'm reading your comments, and loving every one of them, believe me, just not responding like usual right now.  So, please keep those cards and letters coming! Bless you guys!
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13 Comments:

Blogger Redeemed1 said...

Hello Wendy! I will be praying for you. I hope you feel better soon.
I thought it was interesting that your title was Thankful for You because my TT post included being thankful for you and your blog.
Jessica
http://www.bygracealone.net/2011/02/thankful-thursday-titus-2-women.html

February 17, 2011 at 8:44 AM  
Blogger Mommie Kate said...

I'm visiting from Thankful Thursday. I pray you have a speedy recovery and feel better real soon. I'm so glad to have met you- I was just thinking the other day about all the women I have met and learned so much from- all through blogging. Thanks for taking a mentoring stand for others.

February 17, 2011 at 9:00 AM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Hi Mrs Gunn,

I am so sorry to hear your sick, I hope you'll feel better soon!

James 5:15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick..

Get well soon!
-Tiffany

February 17, 2011 at 9:57 AM  
Blogger Joshlin said...

I stoped by for the first time throug the Thankful Thursday hop. I said a prayer for you and your helth. I hope you feel better. I can't wait to see more of your posts later on!

February 17, 2011 at 10:25 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Thank you everybody! I woke up from a 2-hour nap to find 4 beautiful comments from 4 kind friends--really blessed me.
Wendy

February 17, 2011 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Jessica,
You're so sweet! I will be over to read that!
I've been blessed to get to know you too:)
Wendy

February 17, 2011 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Kate,
You know, it means a lot to hear someone say thank you for mentoring--it really does! Sometimes I think people don't really want to hear. Sometimes I just try to obey God's Word to teach younger women, but I feel very insecure and unqualified, and it's just plain hard! So, I can't tell you how much I appreciate hearing you say thank you!
And thank YOU for following, too.
Wendy

February 17, 2011 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Tiff,
So good to see your pretty face on my screen :)
Thanks for the sweet prayer and verse.
You guys doing ok? Say Hi to everyone,
Love,
Mrs. Gunn

February 17, 2011 at 11:27 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Joshlin,
Thanks for the sweet comment and the prayers! I'm getting tons of rest, and I'm sure I will feel better with all these prayers!
I hope to see you here very often--so glad to meet you!
Wendy

February 17, 2011 at 11:28 AM  
Blogger Harter said...

Hope you feel better soon!

February 17, 2011 at 1:07 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Thanks, Harter!
I know you're all praying--I can FEEL IT! So grateful for all of you.
Blessed,
Wendy

February 17, 2011 at 4:11 PM  
Blogger Amy W. said...

Hi Mrs. Gunn!
I hope you are feeling better today!

Blessings!
~Amy

February 18, 2011 at 1:06 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Thank you, Amy! I am! I'm not 100% yet, but I could feel that God was answering your prayers because I felt so much better yesterday after I asked you all to pray! Praise God. So grateful.
Mrs. Gunn

February 18, 2011 at 3:07 PM  

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Wendy
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