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Lessons from Matthew & Isaac – Our CHARGE Syndrome Journey

You have done marvelous things…

“O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.”  Isaiah 25:1

Matthew's first stop was his room to grab his letters, then to his spot in from of his television

It is with great joy in our hearts and great joy of laughter and smiles from Matthew that he is now lying in front of his own television watching his beloved Signing Times videos from the comfort of his new healing place called our home.

Although we know that the next few days and even weeks will be critical in keeping Matthew healthy, we rejoice that we have cleared one of the most challenging things we have faced on this road called life with Matthew. We now need to get with the business of sticking with the recommendations made that we have to limit our social lives in the next 30 days to keep the threat of sickness and infection from coming near as Matthew heals from this major surgery.

Even though we were excited to leave and “hit the road” we were sad to leave some great friends we made behind. Please pray for Paislyn tonight and her parents as they look forward to going home tomorrow…if she can keep food and medicine down overnight. To read more about this incredible young family check out the link on the right Little Miss Miracle. We will be lifting up the Metzgers this night and the days ahead.

We will spend the rest of this week getting much needed rest. We cannot thank all of you in words for the much felt hugs of prayer. You are all an incredible group of prayer warriors!

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  1. Vicki

    We are so glad you are all back home. We will continue to pray for Matthew’s healing and God’s blessings on you all.

  2. Carol Johnston

    Kevin & Theresa…just to see his BIG smile! It’s so good! I’m thankful that you are home again…

    This made my day ~

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