Well we survived our first graduation party. He graduated a month ago and we just had his party on Saturday. It was a ton of work to get ready. There was family and friends who came to celebrate. For me, I was so happy to see each and every person who showed up. So many… Continue reading Graduation Party Success to Outpatient Surgery Turning Inpatient
I do not hide that I am a Christian. I do not hide that I am a sinner. I do not hide that I have things that I need to work on in my life. My thoughts are not always what they should be. My actions are not always what they should be. My choices… Continue reading I Would Like To Order Advice and Wise Counsel, With A Side of Support But Hold The Judgment and Negativity Please!
This family needs donations and support (share their story) and love and prayers. Here is the latest update from Kim: Update 6/16/2017 on Brison. It has been a very emotional and stressful week. Brison was denied for treatment in Mexico, they said their treatment would not help him since he has leptomeningeal disease. For those… Continue reading June 16th RickerStrong Update
I have been working on my prayer life. My Wednesday morning woman's bible study group did the book FerVent by Priscilla Shirer this past season. It really hit home with the fact I had not been praying the way I should be. I do pray. My typical prayer was pretty basic and it was usually… Continue reading This Is My Prayer
Each moment is a gift from God. Each child is a gift from God. We are entrusted with such a huge responsibility to care for, love, raise and each of them as He calls us to do. This family has a GoFundMe Page that I encourage you to check it out if you have time.… Continue reading Ricker Family Update June 4th
Today is Memorial Day. It was a good day to honor those who have given their lives so that I could enjoy today. As a family we celebrated by going for a walk at a local park. We had never been there before but it was a nice park and it was a great way.… Continue reading Memorial Day 2017
I don't think I have ever been so happy for a week to be over. It has been a great week and I have loved it all. At the same time I am beyond happy I am going into an extended weekend. It has been a week of emotional roller coasting around here. So much… Continue reading I Am Blessed But Didn’t Always Know It
Bad things happening in this world is nothing new. I wish it was not a thing that happens but it does. I was looking at a lot of things today about the state of this world. The attack at the Ariana Grande concert, road rage that turned into a shooting, school shooting and evacuation and… Continue reading How Does This Even Happen?
There has been another update on Brison Ricker. 5/16/17 update on Brison Over the weekend his pain continued even though we had stopped the oral meds. So yesterday per Dr. Burzynski's suggestion we brought him in for an emergency MRI of his brain and spine. The MRI of his brain showed stable there has been… Continue reading Team Ricker Update May 16
All of our (extra) church activities wrapped up this past week. We had our final gathering for our women's Bible study. We had our final class on Jeremiah. We had our final class on Matthew, Mark and Luke. Our Wednesday evening dinners finished up. I know we all need a break to relax, have fun… Continue reading FerVent Wrap Up