Click To Claim Your Fabulous Prizes

As most of you know, Chris at Notes from the Trenches was so moved by your outpouring of love for Heather that she decided to round up some donations and give away prizes to the people who contributed to the love offering.

And as a result of Chris’ efforts, we have us some winners, ladies and gentlemen. Be sure to click over to see if you’re one of the lucky ones – and to thank all the people who gave of their talents so selflessly.

Which reminds me.

A couple of days ago I talked to Heather for the first time since she’s been at Mayo. She mentioned over and over again how very appreciative and humbled her family is because of everything y’all have done (almost EIGHTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS, y’all – that’s Ephesians 3:20 in action).

Because you have been so unbelievably generous, Heather’s parents and Emma Grace will be able to be with them this week. Because you have been so unbelievably generous, her husband will be able to stay with her for the duration of her time at Mayo. Because you have been so unbelievably generous, they will be able to live without financial worry while they’re in Minnesota for the next four or five weeks – they can focus on what really matters, which is, of course, Heather’s health.

That’s huge, y’all.

So thank you to everybody again – to Jada for setting the For Heather thing in motion, to Beth for organizing the giveway for people who helped to get the word out about what we were trying to do, to Chris for putting together this latest raffle, and to every single one of you who have prayed or donated or encouraged. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: y’all really are the best internets ever, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart.

Finally, Heather’s surgery is this Thursday – the National Day of Prayer, no less. Kelli’s going to be organizing a prayer chain at her blog, and once I have more details – in the next day or so – I’ll pass along the info.

Hope y’all have a wonderful week!

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  1. almost 18,000…wow!

  2. Thanks for all YOU did, BooMama!

  3. I just still can’t get over all of this. What a tremendous God we serve! Although I am not surprised, I am continually amazed at Him.

  4. With tears in my eyes, I say, “Thanks be to God!” Thank you LORD…thank YOU for providing for our Sister, Heather!

    Praying for Heather on the National Day of Prayer…praying for our country…praying for so many…especially Heather.
    Thanks sweet Sister Boomama for getting this “thang” together…I think you Rock on the ROCK!
    In His Joy,

  5. Amen, sweet friend. Amen.

  6. It is one thing to read about God’s provision in all circumstances.

    It is quite another to!

    Still gives me goosebumps.

    Thanks to everyone for their part.
    Love, Michelle

  7. How perfect that her surgery is scheduled for that day.

    Thanks to YOU for everything YOU have done too!

  8. I actually had lunch today with Heather and her DH. They are humbled and awed by the showing of support by the blog world. Heather’s socks were blessed right off, they must have been since she was wearing sandals! ;)

  9. Wow. It’s just amazing and beautiful. I meant to mention this before- I was at Google in Chicago last week as part of a “mommy blogger panel” and I mentioned to the large audience how powerful the blogging community is. I told them this very story about Heather and how much was raised in just days. You could feel the goosebumps in the room. They were stunned.


  10. It’s truly amazing what blogging has led to. Anything that can reduce some of her stress, even a tiny bit, is definitely worth it. We are blessed by her.

  11. Amazing!

  12. I’m amazed too! I’ll check back with Kelli about the prayer chain!

  13. Thursday is all about Heather and about God’s love and care for her and her family.

    Thanks for being there for her!

  14. It warms my heart to know that her parents and Emma Grace can be with her.


  15. God is simply amazing, isn’t He? He has used you as such a wonderful tool … thank you for being obedient to him, because we have all been BLESSED!!!

    Okay — now onto the mundane … I’ve tagged you for a Purse Meme — nothing exciting — but, go here to find out about it:

    Have a great week!

  16. I am so glad her husband, parents and Emma can be there.

    I ‘ll check in with Kelli about the prayer chain.

    Angel (Angel Mama)

  17. Thank you for all you did as well. God is so good.

  18. Praise God.