Recently our blogging community has come together in an overwhelming show of love and support for some of our own who are injured and hurting. I'm much overdue in this post, but better late than never, right? I know that these wonderful people are still in great need of prayers.
NieNie is an amazing Mommy Blogger who I did not have the privilege to read prior to the accident which claimed the life of her husband's flight instructor and left Nie and her darling husband Christian in the hospital. I have been simply amazed at the support and care the blog world is pouring out for them. Nie's sister, CJane has been a rallying point, keeping us updated as she and her husband care for 3 or Nie's 4 beautiful children (the fourth is with her sister Lucy) and help raise money and get prayers for her sister and brother-in-law. I am further amazed by the simple love shared across religions and cultures without regard to any disagreements between anyone, because those differences simply don't matter. Nie and Christian need prayers, not arguing. And that is exactly what they have been getting.
I found Scott & Carol Decker through a post by CJane. My heart broke as I read about their situation and the things which Carol is enduring and fighting. Even as her family struggles, CJane used her influence to point us in Scott & Carol's direction, bringing even more people together to offer prayers and support. I was brought to tears by Scott's recent post about the total money raised, and how he believed that Carol's medical expenses would be covered. What a beautiful community we have.
It is breathtaking to me how so many people from so many diverse backgrounds and life experiences can come together in a time of need with prayers, love, support and generosity. Reading these blogs and seeing the outpouring of human care and devotion has truly touched my heart. If only everyone all over the world could join together in such a display of human beauty, what a wonderful place this world would be.