The day after Thanksgiving has been the day in the Thompson household where we traditionally have marched out into the forest. Me, with my lumberjack flannel button up shirt and saw. Shaina with her keen eye for the perfect tree...not too tall...not too plump...not too filled with wild animals.
This year it just isn't going to happen. So that means we needed some new traditions.
So, after the Browns flubbed away another one...our friends Jess and Bryan Javorek came to visit Chaia. And they brought this:
So we decorated it. And then Shaina and Chaia and I watched this:
And then our own little elf was pretty wiped.
This is a big week for Chaia.
There are talks of surgical procedures...to replace PIC lines (because the one she has is gradually becoming compromised)...to insert a G tube for feeding.
We will know more in the next few days about these steps but for now we just rest knowing Jesus is LORD.
Chaia still wins when we kneel. I hope you'll continue to join us.