Saturday, September 5, 2009

DAY 77

Not alot of excitement to report today. We had a pretty lazy day. He slept in and ate a decent breakfast. Then my sister and brother in law brought the kiddos, so we sat out on the balcony for awhile. He slept most of the time...he slept most of the day, actually. I got him on the bike this afternoon...because it's a holiday weekend he wasn't put on the therapy schedule, but they said I was welcome to do anything I wanted. He was on the bike for 20 minutes and he pedalled 12 minutes. When the kids left, it was hard...again...I don't know if it will ever get any easier...even with promises of seeing them in a week it doesn't seem to help anyone. But Rick had a great response to them as always and that's worth it, and it's great to have all of us together again if only for a little while.

Hard to believe we've been at this for 11 weeks, but good things come to those who wait. I continue to put my confidence in the Lord and wait for Him. Please continue to pray for Rick's healing.

God Bless You All!



  1. Love you both very much. God Bless You

  2. Crystal,
    I can't find the scripture right now but it says "cast not away your confidence for there is great recompense of reward". I know this has to be a real booger sometime especially with the children however this too shall pass!!
    Keep the Word of God in your mouth and the Spirit in your heart, you are going to make it and when you and Rick have made it we all will declare the wonderful works of the Lord. I use the analogy that we are just like that jack rabbit in front of the coyote, we gotta make it!! We don't have a choice, we have to maintain our FAITH in God, we have to keep our eye on the prize, we have to believe without any doubt that Rick will be healed in the name of Jesus. So cowboy up kid, no body ever told us it would be easy, Jesus did tell us to follow him and I personally think you have done extraordinarily well through this whole wreck. Father in heaven, give Crystal supernatural strength, perserverence, and patience in the name of Jesus. We thank you for all you have done for Crystal and Rick, and we thank you in advance for all you have in store for them. Continue to heal his body and restore him to perfect health in the name of Jesus. Amen and Amen God Bless you all, have a great Sunday and week!! later, Rick

  3. Hello Crystal,
    I am so glad to hear of Rick's progress. I know it will not be too long before you are back home. I hope everything goes well at Pate ranch. You take care of yourself and remember each day is a new beginning and Rick will soon be back to his old self----are you ready for that??????????????????????????????
    Love-Angie Miller