"He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm,
and carry them close to his heart, and shall gently lead those that are with young." Isaiah 40:11

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Back in Our Old Room

We are settled back in at the Flames House - just in time too.  I think the temperature is -33 degrees without the windchill.  Calgary was the second coldest place in the world today! (after the south pole) So we are hanging out in the rumpus room right now, playing with toys, doing crafts etc...Dave is working in the next room.  

We are feeling a bit disoriented here because we are not in our usual room.  There are two family rooms and usually we are on the west side.  We keep wanting to turn down the wrong hall! But this time we are on the east side - the same room we first stayed in after Rachel's birth.  As I walked in, everything came back.  I remember walking in to that same room thinking, " so this is where my daughter is going to die."  I remember the painting of hay bales on a field, the place where the crib was - with the quilt hanging on it and a memory box with a teddy bear sitting in the crib.  And here we are six months later, still coming and going from the Flames House.  My feelings now are much like those I have when I go home to my parents place after a long time.  I had to look around for awhile to see if anything else had changed....Because I certainly have.

So much more I want to write.  But time is precious here.  The kids need more supervision here than they do at home.  Thank-you for your prayers and notes.   

We weighed her today too.  She is 6 pounds 15 ounces.  (2 more ounces than she was 3 weeks ago).   


Rachel Amariah said...

just testing....wierd how Sandi's comment disappeared. I got it though - thanks Sandi:)

Jaimee said...

Hi Kendra,
I'm not sure if you're ready to read this blog now, but someone from my MOMs group shared it in response to your story. We're praying for you.