Monday, August 13, 2007

Ali Update

I've been in trouble lately for neglecting to post the ever popular pictures of Princess Ali. To be honest, life is becoming routine for us; everyone is adjusting to a new place, therapy, doctor's visits, and working out of the house. These things keep us busy, and, honestly, things don't feel as newsworthy as they did when all of this first began.

The downside of settling into a routine is feeling sort of like we're in a rut.
We face many new challenges that seem both insurmountable and unimaginable. It's weird that we're getting used to this. Even overwhelming; we're getting used to being overwhelmed. We have more time to think about how much we miss our home, our kids, and our church family in Jupiter, FL. It's hard to think about a future that will have less of these things in it and more unknowns.

The upside is that the Lord has always, always, always sent friends into our lives no matter where we were. Everyplace we've been, the Lord uses us and sends friends into our lives. So there is no reason to think the future will be any different from the past. We're thankful that so many of our friends back home are interested and supportive about what lies ahead, as unknown as it is.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ali looks great...thanks for the update. We sure miss you also at CCJ and look forward to seeing you during your visit in 2 weeks.

Love, Bob and Dorinda

Bryon Mondok said...

can't wait to see you guys, too...

paigemom said...

Thanks Bryon and Susan. We pray for you and Ali et al daily, many times. You don't know us, we don't know you, but God has used this enormous ordeal to round up an army of pray-ers to continue to sing the chorus of your names to Heaven's Throne.
Paige and Mark in Portland Oregon

Julia Gulia said...

Very cute pictures of Susan & Ali. =)
Miss/love you guys!

Vicki Small said...

Routine to you guys, now, but I wait eagerly for every bit of news about Ali's progress. How is she doing with her vision?

Bryon Mondok said...

Vicki:
Ali gets her vision checked at the end of the month...

Julie said...

Me, too! I am so excited to see the pictures of her,and can't wait for your updates. Praise the Lord for His healing mercies!

luann said...

Ali is getting prettier and prettier!
I don't think you'll have any trouble making friends. Having a super cute baby always seems to be a good ice breaker. :)

Sartor Family said...

Ali looks great! thanks for the picturre update