We are down to seven at home this week. Why? Dad and John left after church on Sunday and drove Uriah to Wisconsin. A homeschool father there felt the Lordâ€™s leading to offer the use of his shop, tools, and mechanical expertise to help us. One project Dad has felt needed to be done was a complete overhaul on each axle to get them in new condition. It would cost a fair amount to pay someone else to do it, so this was such a blessing! They are also tackling many other repair projects on Uriah. We are extremely grateful to this sweet family who are â€œhousingâ€ Dad and John, taking care of them, and spending much time helping on Uriah.
(The sendoff Sunday!)
Because of Nathanâ€™s cold, he asked Mom to spend the nights at their house to help Melanie with middle-of-the-night Abigail feedings. Mom was home in the daytime â€“ but not coming home quite as early as she is usually up and around â€“ and spending nights with Melanie and Abigail. As of Wednesday, Mom is now back home.
(A picture from when Abigail was in the hospital.)
In the meantime, the house work continues. Heat and humidity have settled into Kansas (and many other places!), but the boys are such great workers. We had a storm last night which cooled off everything, and we’re enjoying a break from the heat. Weâ€™re making steady progress. The tiling preparation has been done, and the first tile laid.
(Joseph cutting tile.)
(Jesse and Joseph taking the forms off the driveway.)
May Jesus fill each of you with joy in Him!
Only for Jesus,
Joseph holding Abigail :-).
Anna holding Abigail.
Abigail and I :-). Abigail is so precious–truly, an incredible gift from our Lord. Thank You, Jesus!