Sunday, July 5, 2009

Sunday, July 5, 2009 - Update

Our fourth of July festivities were cut short after hearing the devastating news that Ryan's aunt Peggy passed away. She has been fighting cancer for some time. My heart goes out to her husband, children and all who knew and loved her. It's been a tough week for our families. Earlier this week, Ryan's uncle fell from a combine and broke his back. After being airlifted to Wichita, he underwent surgery to fuse some of his vertebrae. This is the same uncle who suffered a stroke last year and is still facing challenges because of that. How much should one man have to endure? Because of his accident, harvest has been a bit more challenging for the family. Ryan's dad is still out at the farm, which left Ryan's mom without him at home when she heard the news about her sister. What a tough week for everyone. Then, I hear the news today that my uncle is in the hospital with the swine flu. Please keep our families in your prayers.

2 comments:

Just Breathe said...

I am so sorry to hear about Ryan's Aunt and how sad that his mom was home alone at the time of the news.
His poor uncle too, that is a sad story. I will lift your family up in my prayers. I didn't realize the swine flu was still going around. (Wanted to let you know that your blog looks very nice)

Amy said...

Praying for you and your family. I hope everyone gets better and things begin to look up soon. God Bless!