Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Just a quick post...

I know it's been forever since I've posted anything....AGAIN....but it's been a rough couple of weeks for my family. My dad went in for minor surgery last week and at his follow up appointment on this past Monday, he got the news that he has prostate cancer. I had to just go to what I know and put all my faith in Christ that the outcome will be alright. I actually find it quite relieving and peaceful that I don't have to shoulder this burden alone and that Christ will carry our family through.

There is a ton of hope for my dad already too. At a second appointment yesterday, he received a write up that further explained his condition. His cancer is slow growing which means he doesn't need to undergo any surgeries, chemo, or radiation treatments, which at his age would be more of a hindrance than a help. He just needs to have his blood checked every 3 months to monitor his condition. They also told us that men with this condition have a 99% survival rate and live on for many, many years. Praise God!

So I've not been feeling up to posting much lately, but I hope to get some new artwork up here again soon. Please keep my family, especially my dad in prayer and God Bless!

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Sparkle's Christmas Card Challenge week 9

For this week's challenge, we were to make a Christmas card without using any glitter, sparkle or bling. I got the inspiration for this card from one the my friend Christine designed a few months ago. Thanks to you both for the inspiration and the challenge!

supplies used : My Mind's Eye paper, Cuttlebug embossing plate, CTMH stamp, ribbon