Sunday, January 4, 2015

We Needed A Miracle!



This is the first time I used Papertrey Ink - A Few Pointers Die


Hello and thank you all for so many kind comments on my last post. I only had a bit of craft room time this last few weeks. 

The new year was to be spent quietly at home with my husband. God had other plans!

 Around 4 pm in the afternoon I received a frantic call from my sister. She called my to say her husband didn’t feel well, she was going to drive them to their hospital and he said were not going to make it. She turned into the hospital 5 mins from their  house. He walked in and then collapsed no pulse or heart beat for 10 mins.  I was on the phone with her as he still had no pulse. He was attended to within seconds and they were at a heart hospital( She did not know) He had a massive heart attack with complete blockage.  They shocked him  many times to try to bring him back. We drove to be with them as fast as we could, about one hour. They took care of the clot and put in a stint  . Now the wait. He was on a breathing tube and heavily medicated for 3 days.  At first doctors were not happy with the way he responded to coming of the medication and told us not to expect much more that what we saw for a whole day, Just movement and slight eyes open. We were told most don’t survive this kind of heart attack. 
He was fit and slim and exercised daily, the last person you would think, didn’t smoke and not a big drinker. 57ys

We all prayed , along with many family , friends, churches across the country. 

You won’t believe me when I tell you today he was walking , talking, eaten and joking ! We got our miracle. So many beautiful things happened along the way. Just no time to share them right now. 
Thank you and God Bless You !

45 comments:

  1. Your card is gorgeous. I love the die you used. So glad that a miracle happened for your family. Such wonderful news.

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  2. How wonderful! Your beautiful card AND a wonderful miracle!

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  3. Oh, so glad to hear your brother-in-law is doing so well - God is Good!

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  4. This is just fabulous Marybeth! Hazel x

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  5. what a fabulous card, Marybeth... what a trying time your family has had, but God is good isn't he? so glad your BIL is making a miraculous recovery!

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  6. Beautiful card and a wonderful miracle story...God is good! :0)

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  7. Absolutely a miracle! The power of prayer! I am so HAPPY for the outcome, Marybeth, it made me cry tears of joy! BTW a Gorgeous card too!

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  8. What an amazing miracle! God is good! So happy for you all! Love your card too!

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  9. I just cannot stop reading your story. A true miracle! So happy for you guys! And, your card is wonderful, too. A great reminder to enjoy what we have every moment.

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  10. I am so happy for your sister and your family! Miracles are amazing, I am glad he chose to bestow one on your family!
    Antonella

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  11. I have to comment on your brother in law first., Thank God! Nothing thrills as much a hearing answered prayer. May your family continue feeling the presence of God. Marybeth, my heart and prayers are with you. You touch so many with sincere comments. May you be comforted by us returning that sincere love to you and yours. Your cards are always innovative and perfection in so many ways. I love that creativity keeps flowing no matter the circumstance!

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  12. Happy New Year! Great card. I love the colors, that Christmas paper is so fun. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  13. As I said earlier today...THNAKS BE TO GOD!!! Shawn and I were so happy to hear this good news and will continue to pray for his full recovery. I LOVE the way you've used the MIM technique with the enjoy die!! I've only used mine once and you've inspired me to break it out again!!

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  14. Oh My, Marybeth. Your brother in law certainly will "enjoy a beautiful day" Thank God, he is fine and survived a massive heart attach. Your family's prayers were truly answered and you all were touched by His hand. Wishing you many more of God's Blessings in the New Year!

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  15. This is gorgeous Marybeth! I am so glad that Phil is improving so much, one day at a time!

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  16. Praise the Lord! May your brother-in-law live a long, healthy life! God has more for him to do here. Gorgeous card, beautiful colors, and a sentiment to remember.

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  17. Mary Beth,
    Your family is Blessed. So glad to hear all is well now. Love the card. The subtle colors are soothing.

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  18. Oh my sweet Marybeth! How frightening for your family! So glad to hear that God heard the prayers of His people. What a blessing to have your bil back by God's grace! I will pray that he makes a full and complete recovery. Beautiful card too. You always design such wonders! Blessings in this New Year to you all. Bev

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  19. Such a wonderful blessing for your sister, and his entire family... thanks for sharing Marybeth, it really is an uplifting message, and gorgeous card! I do believe in miracles!!
    =] Michele

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  20. Marybeth - i'd checked in sometime last week and didnt see anything new and now I see you've been a busy little bee! love this card - how you used that pointer die - wonderful!!! And what a wonderful thing for your family - definitely a bit of a miracle - God is good :-) wishing continued health for your b-i-l and the whole family. Happy New Year

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  21. Such a wonderful miracle, Marybeth ... the power of prayer in action! Praying for a full recovery for your BIL. Beautiful card ... how perfect is that sentiment following your good news! Anita :)

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  22. So very thankful for God's miracles! I do believe! Thank you for sharing!
    Gorgeous card!

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  23. Marybeth, everyday we are aware of how God works in our lives...this is a true example of the power of Prayer and God hearing your prayers. Peace and more prayers for a full recovery for your BIL and your whole family! Gorgeous card! I am trying to get my mojo and only succeeding in getting a headache! lol!!

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  24. Your card is gorgeous! And, I'm so happy to hear about the amazing miracle! The power of prayer is such a blessing! I will keep your BIL in prayer for a speedy recovery!

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  25. Well I do believe that miracles happen :) so glad to hear about it from you :) your card is just amazing, incredible use of patterned paper.

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  26. Oh Marybeth!!! What a wonderful miracle!!! I am SO very happy to hear that your BIL is doing so well! What a close call! Your card is a miracle too! That is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the colors!

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  27. So thankful that you family had a miracle outcome. Hope your bil continues to improve. Also, your card is great.

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  28. When you need a miracle, there's only One Who can grant it! God is so Good to have given you such a wonderful blessing. I pray He will grant a complete recovery.

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  29. Wow that is amazing!! So happy to hear he is doing well, a beautiful miracle!!!! God bless you all!!

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  30. It cannot be said enough, GOD is Good!!!!

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  31. Scary moments you all had!! Thank God that he's doing so well after all that he's been through!!
    Lovely card you made and I would also want to wish you Gods Blessings for this year, may it be as you hope and pray for!
    Bye,

    Marjolein

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  32. Whoa! I came over here already smiling because you had so kindly joined in my NBUS Challenge, but that seemed so insignificant after I read your post! Now my heart is singing with the miracle that happened to your precious sister and her husband. God blessed him and gave him more time which is a blessing to the whole family. Another reminder of LITS that's for sure! It makes your beautiful card even more meaningful under the circumstances because you know it's how I end all my posts: Enjoy your day! I don't know if you did that for me on purpose because of the NBUS Challenge, but either way it's wonderful! Your patterns and your overall design are unique and cozy and lovely, just like you!! Huge hugs, Mb, huge hugs!! Darnell

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  33. Beautiful card Marybeth....your quilt card is just stunning. Your story is a true miracle...and to quote another one of your comments, God is Good, so good.

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  34. Your card is gorgeous, Marybeth! The colors are beautiful and I love the quilt look--great choice of die! Hope things are continuing to get better and better! Hugs, Sharron

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  35. First of all, I'm so pleased that your BIL is on the mend - I wish him a full and speedy recovery.
    Second - absolutely love the card - so pretty!

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  36. Sorry I hadn't checked in for a while! I'm so glad your BIL has recovered! What a wonderful miracle! And your card states that face beautifully!

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  37. Love the quilted look on the card, Marybeth! {{hugs}} to your whole family and continued recovery for your BIL.

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  38. Oh my goodness, Marybeth! What a scare! I'm so glad your BIL is recovering. Your card is lovely! I really like the quilted look.

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  39. What a story Marybeth. God's does grant us miracles and this was one of them. So happy for your and your sister. :) Fun card... love the paper-pieced middle part of the enjoy die.

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  40. Wow! God is soooo good!! Thanks for sharing your story!! Oh, and your card. I like the arrows in the middle--very clever way to use those.

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  41. Love how you used the pointer dies... Love!! What a difficult time and such a miracle!! Blessed family and well deserved!!

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  42. Oh Marybeth I am rejoicing with you and your whole family! Jesus truly is the lifter of our heads!! Praise God!

    Patti

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  43. Your card is amazing...and your news is wonderful...had to be such a scary time for you and your family...

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  44. I saw ​your card linked at the NBUS challenge and just had to come see it in more detail. Awesome card! I am now your newest follower and would be honored if you visited my blog and became a follower too. http://karenskreativekards.blogspot.com/

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