The count down has begun and we couldn’t be more excited! Our church family came to us early on during our hospital stay and asked us what they could do for Beau to give him something to look forward to when he gets better. They asked what is something Beau would love that would encourage him? Ryan and I had no idea, so when were explaining it to Beau, we had all kinds of idea lined up to suggest. But, before we were even done asking him what he wanted to do, he interrupted us and said I already know what I want.
“I want to go to Disneyland.”
(At this point just hearing him whisper the words, were a joy to our ears. After being on the venerator for so many days, he hadn’t gotten his voice back yet and he spoke very rarley.)
You can’t even imagine how quickly this gift became so important to us. While laying in the hospital room, needing a distraction because an upcoming procedure was on our mind, we would talk about Disneyland. When needing the encouragement to stand up and try walking, we talked about Disneyland. When we were bored out of our minds, we would daydream about what treats we would eat and what would be our first ride to go on.
The amount of love and support we have felt through our community and church family have meant more to us than words can ever express. Now our dreams are so close to coming true we can barely contain our excitement.
“All our dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~Walt Disney
I’m personally excited about all the fun pictures I’m going to take. I love this one so much, I just might have to recreate it ;).
Unfortunately as I type, Beau-man is home from school with an upset stomach. Please pray he gets over it quickly and it doesn’t spread to the rest of the family.
P.S. oh…oh… I almost forgot to tell you… 10 members of my extended family have made their own travel plans to meet up with us!!! Isn’t that so exciting!!!