Sunday, December 9, 2007

Bragging Time

I just have to take a minute and brag on a couple of my dear cancer kids. Maddie Colley and her mom were featured as part of the Children's Cancer Association spot on AM Northwest talking about the fundraising event this weekend at Bridgeport Village. Click on this link to watch the video. Isn't Maddie the sweetest little girl? She spent MONTHS at a time in the hospital. We'd come and go but the Colley family would still be there in their beautiful pink room. They created a home away from home. What impressed me most about their family was their smiles. I can't think of a time that they weren't smiling! They truly know how to celebrate God's blessings.

The other dear kiddo I want to brag on is a cancer angel, Chelsea Rae. The band Kutless formed a connection with her after she was diagnosed and even performed some acoustic songs for her in her hospital room. Chelsea's faith has been an inspiration to so many people. And through this tribute that Kutless posted on their website, Chelsea will continue to impact people for Christ.

I may not understand the purpose of cancer but I celebrate that God works through ALL things.

4 comments:

Anonymous December 9, 2007 at 11:48 AM  

... and a child shall lead them...
-Becci :)

Beth December 9, 2007 at 5:39 PM  

That was wonderful! Wish I could have been around to shop! Always looking for an excuse to spend money to support a good cause and get fun stuff :) Beth

LCM December 10, 2007 at 5:02 AM  

Isn't it funny how like family we've become? I was so proud! We had a regular inpatient visit when they were first diagnosed and I remember them sitting in the corner of the playroom, with 'that' look on their face. I am so glad things are going so well for them.

Sister of Me December 20, 2007 at 3:58 PM  
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