Friday, February 18, 2011

Rejoice. I say again Rejoice!

i woke up early this morning. i could not sleep. i emailed my doctor and within minutes he called me. he said immediately, "I am calling with good news, Libby!" that was all i needed to hear. but then i asked to be sure, "So i am cancer free?" and he said, "yes, congratulations Libby!"


i hung up and just sat in my bed. i did not react. almost like when we heard i had cancer. i know i have emotion but for some reason i felt nothing. so i text justin asking him to call me asap and that it was good news. he asked, "how do you feel?" and i thought for a second and said, "good. i mean i knew it. i knew it inside that it was gone but this is the confirmation i needed. i feel relieved." he said me too. but i know myself and the emotion will come. its not usually immediate. its like i need a second. well its been over an hour and its sinking in. ava woke up and we got her dressed and justin made breakfast and we really did not talk. we ate on the porch and then my heart began to open up. not with tears but i am beginning to process that i do not have cancer anymore. I DO NOT HAVE CANCER ANYMORE. after we ate we moved inside and go out our computers and our bibles. we read through philippians 1: 12-14. ava played. and my thoughts started racing. i will try and write some of them down. justin is much for articulate than me and a way better writer (see below). i have never wanted pity or to feel sorry for myself or say..."look at me i have cancer." i hope that has been clear through our story. its all i wanted. and God is good. i kept thinking about how thankful i am that He allowed me to get cancer and that through us He has been glorified. He promises He will love us. It is simple. He did not promise me a husband or ava or lots of money or nice stuff or that i would always be healthy and not experience pain. Instead He said He will love me and never leave me. and that has been enough. i may not think that and feel that all the time but i know its true. He allowed cancer at 26 years old, newly married, and with a six month old baby. okay the tears are here now. But in the midst of cancer He carried us through with family, friends, strangers, meals, babysitters, money, cleaning ladies, a house on the water, an easy baby, cards, emails, texts, and a whole ton of people praying. He never left us. not even for a second. I thought this morning that He loves us so much that He trusted us with cancer. That if we gave Him all the glory He would take care of the rest. and did He take care of us! I often think that our story is not that unique or special. people get cancer all the time. and people live and people die. and i found myself feeling guilty that our story of cancer was maybe not as tough as other people's. justin said that was dumb and not to think that. so i will try not too. but we changed. forever we are changed. and i would not trade that for the world. my heart is new. and i am still broken and sinful and clearly imperfect but cancer did something big to me. and to justin. and even though ava is so young i know our family's story will change her too. oh, i pray it does. i just read this post to justin and i sobbed. he said, "yes babe this is so emotional."it sure is. much more to come in the following days as justin encouraged me to write everyday for the next seven days. so we never forget. 

From Justin...


Today I ran out of a Wyld Life club to answer my phone…Libby said, “It’s good news.” I came straight home. “I’m cancer free”. I went out to our porch and it’s so warm. It feels like Spring. She is cancer free.

I looked at the water and thought about my Dad’s houseboat and the peace of it, and the last 6 months. Tears filled my eyes. God has done it. I really didn’t know what to say. I made us breakfast. I don’t know what to say but it all wells up inside me. My stomach is twisting. Nothing has changed – we live by God’s love and his purpose – and everything has changed – because prayers have been answered! She is well. But we will let nothing change. We are brand new people because of this, and that we welcome.

Even though so many mistakes have been made – we have not been perfect - I can say with integrity: It was all FOR HIM. And Libby wanted it to be. She did not want attention. We just wanted this to be NOT IN VAIN. We didn’t want to waste it. And God has not wasted it. I think about the 1,000’s of messages we have gotten about people being built up and encouraged, and much more bold to speak the Word without fear! All Glory to God -- He met our needs and then some. And then some. And then some.

This would have been worth it – even if it took 25 years to see the fruit. But O how it has COME DAILY ! That is GRACE that we didn’t deserve, but received.

I will speak the Word without fear – never stopping. I don’t ever want to stop, because of fear, or because of anything. It’s a life that we are seeking that’s based on ONE idea.

“It is our eager expectation and hope that we will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage, now as always Christ will be honored in our bodies, whether by life or by death.” Because of God’s healing hand now, I pray He would continued to be honored in more LIFE. Thank you Lord.

God Bless you for praying for us, and thank you. They have been answered in more ways than you can imagine in Libby’s body and in our hearts. 


ps...we will be meeting with our doctor next wednesday the 23rd to talk about what is next...

113 comments:

  1. all i can say is that i love you.

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  2. i am so happy for you! i had tears reading this! congratulations to you and your beautiful family.

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  3. yayayayayayay!!!! congratulations girlie!!! that is so amazing!!!! go celebrate with you hubby and little girl :)

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  4. I have been waiting for your post all morning. Praise God and congratulations, Libby. I cannot even say, in words, how thankful I am and how happy I am for you, Justin and Ava. God is truly good! I hope you will go out and enjoy the sunshine and this glorious day. :)

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  5. This is the best news ever!!! <3 I am soo soooo sooo overjoyed to hear this!!! <3 amazing Libby, amazing :)

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  6. Praise the Lord! Great news :)

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  7. AMAZING!!! i have such a strong desire to squeal and yell right now!! praise the lord and congratulations!! have a GREAT weekend!!!!!!!! we love you all!!!!!

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  8. I've been lurking for months, reading your blog and not commenting, but I've been rooting for you, praying for you... I popped in this morning to see if there was any news yet, and I just happen to be teleworking from a Panera... so here I sit, crying my eyes out at Panera! Trying to contain myself so the rest of the people here don't thinks something is wrong, because it is OH SO RIGHT!

    I'm so happy for you, Libby and Justin and Ava. Congratulations on crossing this hurdle, on holding on to that ever-important faith, on *not* wasting your cancer. Rejoice, indeed!

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  9. This literally just made my day!! You did it Libby and justin! Congratulations you are cancer free! The best 2 words I have ever heard together!!

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  10. I am so happy! I do think your story was different. You allowed God to use you and allowed God to shine throughout this! He used you and you didn't waste it! THAnk you! Enjoy this beautiful day that God has given you and your family! I wish I could hug you ~ even though I've never even see you!
    P.S. i love the idea of you writing every day the next week. God will continue to use your story for many more generations! That is amazing!

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  11. So, so happy for all of you!!!! Praise the Lord!

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  12. I had tears in my eyes reading this. God is good, all the time

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  13. I am so happy for you and your family.
    "Sing for joy, O heavens, for the Lord had done this. Isaiah 44:23

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  14. Chill bumps, tears welling up in my eyes, this is FANTASTIC NEWS, you got this, you did this, you were in this to win it and you WON IT!! God is good!! Prayers were answered and you are CANCER FREE and you fought it with dignity and grace and PRAISE THE LORD you are CANCER FREE WHOOO HOOO now you go get you a starbucks coffee and blow bubbles with that sweet girl of yours you totally deserve happy!!

    xoxo
    Sums

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  15. Hallelujah! I cried a bit reading this. You and Ryder have gone through such a journey, and thank you for sharing it. Celebrate!

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  16. First time commenting, couldn't resist. Praise God! This is such great news, I am just weeping over the beauty coming from ashes. He is so faithful and so good.

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  17. I'm so happy for you! I followed over to your blog after the Kelle Hampton post and have been praying for you. I can't wait for you to experience an amazing spring and summer with Ava doing things with her for the first time!

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  18. So HAPPY for you all!!!! Rejoicing with you!

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  19. A Mother's prayers answered! Hallelujah...praise God."Wisely enough, God does not let us skip ahead in the story of our lives, but rather leads us page by page to its understandable conclusion in Him. And so as each of us faces an uncertain future we can trust in God's promise as expressed in Jeremiah 29:11."

    Now pray for Dad & I as we claim that promise while we seek His plan in our lives...trusting, trusting. And hoping jor a job closer to all of you who we love so very much.

    Love and dancing around my bedroom...Mom

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  20. Praise the Lord! So happy for you and your family!

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  21. Lots and lots of tears streaming down my face. I just want to run to you and hold you my sweet friend. The song "I love you Lord and I lift my voice..." was playing as I read your post. Rejoicing and praising the Lord with you today. I love you lib and I am so proud of you.

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  22. Libby,

    I have been following your story since the beginning. And now we get to this part of the story...and I look and see like 936 followers. 936 people who your story has affected in some way (not to mention the ones who don't even read/follow this blog!) What a testimony of not wasting cancer!!! Thank you so much for being faithful and allowing us a peek inside your heart throughout this journey. Your life is an example of one that points to Jesus. Praise God!

    Joanne

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  23. This is amazing. I sit here at my computer at work, with tear filled eyes. So happy for your family. What an amazing story. Love, Allison

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  24. There is much rejoicing around the world on your behalf. Am thanking God with you for your good news!

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  25. Lib and Ryde,
    I am overjoyed!! I am tearful and weepy with excitement for you guys and for Ava. It is such a reflection of the Lord's love and grace for us. He is so good, even when we don't deserve it. Oh, what a great day!!!

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  26. Praise the Lord! I can't contain my excitement and relief! Prayers will continue to be lavished on you and your sweet family!!! .....
    YIPEE!!!

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  27. I am so happy for you Libby. I can only imagine how many people are reading this right now and are celebrating with you! Thank you for sharing everything with us along the way. You and your family are amazing. Love, Katie

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  28. Hi Libby - I have never commented on your blog before and you do not know me but I have been following your story for about a month. I am so happy for you. I shared your story on my blog this morning because I am so happy for you and your family.

    http://woolardmarielauren.blogspot.com/

    I hope you don't mind, I just think that your story is amazing and so are you and your family. SO HAPPY FOR YOU!

    I know how hard cancer can be and you are SUCH an inspiration.

    Have a wonderful weekend - I know you will!!!!

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  29. I found your story via enjoying small things and had to comment... soooo happy to hear your news!!! God is good!!!!
    xo,
    LuLu

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  30. I could just BURST with joy for ya'll!! PRAISE THE LORD!! You did it, Libby!

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  31. God is so good!!!

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  32. Wow, so happy for you and your family Libby! God is definitely good!

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  33. I am so insanely happy right now!! I have been following your blog since the beginning but never commented... I am so happy for you and your family. Libby, you have taught me so much and you are an example of true "grace". God Bless your precious family.

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  34. God is GOOD!!! Congratulations, Libby - you did it! And you have been such an amazing, inspiration all along the way. I pray that God continues to bless you and your precious family. Many thanks for sharing your story.

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  35. Congratulations and Praise God! I am a reader that never comments, but I just needed you to know that you definitely did not waste your cancer. You have given God glory through it all and I think that is so admirable.

    Blessings.

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  36. What an answer to prayer! we love u guys so much and have been waiting for this day for 6 long months! i told the boys and they both screamed YEAH!!

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  37. AMEN!! AMEN!! AMEN!! Praise be to God!!

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  38. AHHH YES! I am overjoyed for you all!!! PRAISE HIM! Love you guys!

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  39. God is SO Good! Rejoicing with you!

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  40. His glory never ceases. screaming with praise right now for you!!!!

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  41. I have followed from the beginning and am so happy to hear this news. I know you are so relieved and ecstatic! You have so much to give now with a new attitude on life. I'm so sorry you had to go through everything you did but now you get to enjoy the little things so much more. Congrats again!

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  42. My sister sent me to read about your journey. Our family has been touched by cancer as well, so your writings were so familiar. I snapped awake this morning to come here and read. I am rejoicing with you from California. May God continue to minister to your soft heart as you basque in His glory and grace.

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  43. Love it!!! God is sooo good!
    The Gregwers

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  44. I have been reading your blog and praying so hard for you guys...I do not know you, but I cried when I read your great news. God is SO GOOD. He has used you in so many ways through your openness and I know He will continue to do so. thank for you sharing your story and changing my heart in the process. Thank You Jesus for healing Libby!!

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  45. Libby & Justin,
    I can not explain how happy I am to hear the good news today. You have taught me so much--thank you. I can't imagine how you feel I can't get the smile off my face. I can see why it might take some time for all this to sink in--this is BIG NEWS..... Enjoy the warm weather on your face and that baby girl loving the outdoors.
    Stephanie

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  46. I don't know you but I have been following your blog and my heart filled with joy (and my eyes with tears) as I read this post! Praise God for this trial in your life and that you held tightly to the cross through all of it! His glory is revealed through this hurdle in your life and His grace is ever-present in your story! I pray you would continue to share this story and how God has renewed your faith, daily. Thank you for being obedient to Him and allowing Him to use you as a vessel through one of the hardest times a person can go through. Thank you for sharing your emotions and all of the hard details. Glory to God always (:

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  47. God is so good. You don't know me but I follow your blog and have been praying. Blessings to you on this wonderful day!

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  48. Libby and Justin,
    I am so thrilled to hear your news:) I am friends with both Shaun and Jade Cook, and have been reading your blog since the Golf Fundraiser was held in Lexington last Fall. Praise God for His healing hand! What a journey you have been on. God is going to use this experience in powerful ways in your lives and in the lives of so many others...I know it has touched my heart. May you have wonderful, wonderful weekend celebrating with each other, your sweet baby Ava, and your family and friends.

    God Bless you both!
    Brandy Jones

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  49. Yay!! Praise God!!! While you don't know me, I've been following your blog pretty much from day one after a friend of yours asked for prayers via FB. I remembered that you were to get your results today and when I opened up the blog, chills ran through my body and tears came to my eyes as I read the FABULOUS news!!! Your strength and perserverance are nothing short of God's miraculous love!! So beyond happy for you and your family :D

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  50. WOW -- that is amazing!!! So happy for you!!! Your post was beautiful. And your healing process has been beautiful to witness. You were strong and inspirational and you are right that your cancer story is a lot easier than many people's...but that is not something to feel guilty about but something to feel blessed about, and celebrated! You did it!!

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  51. PRAISE HIS NAME! Praise His name. Thank you for sharing the incredible news with all of us. Thank you.

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  52. So happy to hear that you got the news that you, and so many others, have been praying for!!

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  53. Libby- I do not know you but I have been following your blog for a while now. I have been thinking and praying for you and was SOOOO thrilled when I read the great news! You are so amazing!!!! Praise the Lord!! I hope there is some celebration going on tonight!!!!
    -Brooke

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  54. congrats to you and your family!!

    -Jen

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  55. Libby and Justin,
    I am so full of joy and thankfulness that you, Libby, are cancer-free. Wow. When I read your post I was crying like by the third word. I can't help but think of your wedding and "From this day forward..." seems to have a whole new meaning. Can't wait to see how God will continue to use you guys to show so many how deep His love is!

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  56. i met Justin this past weekend at Rockbridge for a wyldlife spring weekend and it wasnt until i got home on sunday that i realized he was your husband. i first heard about you through some friends at church, and ever since i heard how much you've impacted our community and some of my dearest friends, i've been praying for you and keeping up with your blog. it brought tears to my eyes to read that you are CURED. that the god who loves you SO much has healed you. i am so happy for you, your baby, and your husband. we're all still praying and sending you hugs, kisses, and smiles

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  57. So happy for you guys. Praise God!

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  58. Yay Libby! So glad to hear the good news. Hallelujah!
    Neile

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  59. WOW!!! how sweet it is! Praising God with you!!! Go - Let God do big (well, even bigger) things with your story.

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  60. What a blessing! God is good! We have been thinking and praying for you all throughout this time and will continue to do so!

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  61. SOOO happy to hear this news! rejoicing with you Libby!!!

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  62. Praise the LORD! I am so happy for you and your family, Libby. You have shown all of us such courage over these past months and all glory be to God on this joyous day and everyday.

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  63. Praise the Lord! I was so excited when Hannah texted me!

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  64. This is so amazingly encouraging. Obviously we are beyond grateful for God saving Libby's life, for Justin getting to keep his beautiful bride and for sweet Ava to have her mommy. Those are huge.

    As a pastor, it encourages me that amidst all the brokenness and crap that is EVERYWHERE that God still answers and heals BIG things and not just prayers for "Uncle Johnny to get over his Psoriasis". God has broken into time and space and done a true miracle. C. S. Lewis said that miracles are rare . . . that is the nature of a miracle, "but every once in a while God drops a handkerchief from heaven".

    We have all just witnessed God doing the impossible and the only right response is AWE and deep gratitude.

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  65. Thankful, thankful, thankful!! Rejoicing with you!!!

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  66. SO happy for you! God is good.

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  67. I've cried two times since your ordeal. The night Justin called me to tell me you had cancer and today when I got that awesome text, "Libby is cancer free!". I threw my hands up in the church kitchen and yelped, "Thank you Jesus!" It's so deep Libby and Justin. You have been tested in the crucible of cancer and you have proven what God already knew about you all...He is and will always be enough for you. You have honored the Lord dear, dear friends with your trust...each chemo session, each awkward moment, each day you suffered in silence. He saw what was being so beautifully formed in your lives. It's lasting fruit and it will remain. I can't thank God enough for the gift of walking a little bit of this life with you all.

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  68. Praise God. This is truly an answer to prayer.

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  69. Praise the Lord! "I will sing unto the LORD because he has dealt bountifully with me." Psalm 13:6
    I know exactly how you feel with the feeling guilty because your journey has not been as difficult as other people's. But keep in mind yours is more difficult than that of a lot of people. My husband and I deal with this all the time. Let yourself process the hard time that you've been through. It's okay to hurt and grieve over it, and it's ok to rejoice in your healing! I often wonder why God chose to heal me and not others that I know are going through similar trials, but His thoughts are not our thoughts and His ways are not our ways. All we can do is be grateful and humbled by His mercy to us.
    So so so happy for you all! Praising God and rejoicing in this wonderful news!

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  70. Libby~Have been following your journey but have never posted. Before I read today's entry, I sent up a little prayer...Please God, let it be good news for her...Prayer answered! So happy to hear that you made it through to the other side & now the rest of your life awaits. Keep the faith.
    Love & Prayers,
    Maria

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  71. Hi Libby! I am a new follower. Your blog is such an inspiration. My sister is a Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor and when I read happy endings like this it makes my heart smile.

    We have been running the Nike Women's Marathon for the past 2 years with Team in Training to raise money for cancer research and will be running it again this year. Your name will be on my shirt and you will always be in my prayers! :)

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  72. God bless you and your family always!!!!! There are so many beautiful miracles in this world - there is a reason that you have witnessed a miracle firsthand!

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  73. you all did it ! you didnt waste this at all. congrats and god bless you .
    miracles i tell ya

    love and blessings
    the doughtys

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  74. Praise and Celebrations all around. Found you through Kelle Hampton and wanted to send a shout out for your news!!

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  75. Amazing! Thank you for sharing this journey! Sending continued prayers and good health!!!

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  76. Congratulations Libby!!! Praise God! Your story, your journey, your faithful walk has impacted me so deeply. Thank you for your honesty and for your unwavering commitment in the midst of suffering. What an example. Thank you thank you thank you. God bless you today and this week as you take new and fresh steps forward. We will continue to pray that God strengthens you. PRAISE BE TO HIM!

    From brothers and sisters praying for you in Indonesia

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  77. This is really the best news ever! God is so good.

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  78. Libby and Justin... have been following along for months. Rejoicing along with you and all the others - Woo Hoo! Not a moment wasted! In Him.... Sandra (Coleman, Tyler and Weston's Aunt)

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  79. Praise God. Thank you for sharing this journey..Lots of Love and continued prayers.

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  80. Praise the Lord! So so happy for you. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feelings and faith during this incredibly difficult time in your life. You have been such an inspiration. Enjoy this special time and a new season of life with your family.

    Laura Flikkema

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  81. Rejoicing! So happy for you guys! And so blessed by your journey of God's amazing grace.

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  82. So happy to hear this incredible news! God is good!

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  83. Filled with Joy Libby and Ryder!!!! Thanks for sharing your journey, it has been beyond amazing to follow. Miss you all!!!

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  84. Praise the Lord! He can move mountains, He can (and did) bring you through this. Look at how He has used you and your family. Amazing things can happen when you let Him work!

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  85. Praise the Lord from whom all blessings flow!!!

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  86. Praise God! Not only for this wonderful news, but that through this whole experience you all have been able to experience his immeasurable love and grace poured out on you!

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  87. We don't know one another but I have been reading your blog and following your story for quite awhile now, and I wanted to say congratulations, for you and your precious family. You are a strong woman. I was so glad to read the news today, I am pulling for you always.

    ~Kim in Indianapolis, IN

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  88. Praise the Lord!! I have been reading your blog for a couple of months now and praying for you! My husband is a 2x cancer survivor at 29. I remember sharing with people that we honestly knew the Lord trusted us with cancer. So, reading that from you brought me back and blessed my heart! Reading your blog has allowed me to process all over again all He has done! I am SO very thankful for your willingness to share and bring glory to God. You have been a huge blessing to me these last months. I am rejoicing with you today!

    Candace

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  89. congrats libby!! i cant even express how happy i am for you. your story has changed lives and will continue to do so. keep telling your story because it is truly inspirational.
    much much love, so happy you are healthy

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  90. God is good! So happy for you and Justin and Ava! Thank you for sharing your heart during this chapter of your life. You truely did an awesome job not wasting your cancer! Your love for Jesus touched me on each one of your posts, so thank you! Have fun playing outside with your baby girl :)
    ~Carmen

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  91. He's ALWAYS been faithful!! Oh Justin and Lib, how my heart is just throbbing with excitement and joy, and thankfulness to our Loving Father!! He truly has been enough, and will continue to be! You have inspired so many people with your example of unshaking faith in God...even when it seemed impossible, you just surrendured yourselves to Him... And He SAW YOUR FAITH! According too your faith will it be done to you!

    Rejoicing and celebrating in the goodness and faithfulness of our God with you guys!
    I love you!! Kisses for Ava :)
    -Han

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  92. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!! "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for you are with me....You anoint my head with oil, my cup overflows." Today Libby He is anointing your head with oil and I have no doubt your cup is overflowing!!! You have been an inspiration, thank you for being real, thank you for giving our Father all the glory and praise. Enjoy this glorious weekend of celebration!
    Carole

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  93. hallelujah!! that is just amazing, libby! i've been reading your blog for months now and have been praying for you. God is good, He is so good! Thank you for sharing your heartfelt emotions along this journey. I'm so happy you can say you're cancer free!

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  94. I stumbled upon your blog a few weeks ago & started reading from the beginning like you said to. & all I can say is that I am amazed! My heart broke for you and your family & that was an inevitable feeling, but now I feel such joy & happiness for y'all! This is all just so great. The best part is that you took everything that you've been through and held it up there next to God & gave him the glory. I just want to say how happy I am for you, your husband, and your precious little girl! <3

    Lacie

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  95. SO happy for you!! Praise be to God!! This is such wonderful, happy news ... please keep posting, so we know what comes next. What a wonderful answer to prayer.

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  96. I dont know you but i just started to read your posts. Mr.Cook my counsler gave me this link. This is a really touching story. It shows how much God can actually do. I think being cancer free is the best news you could get. Ive been in remission for 11 years , so im considered cured. Im so happy for you. God is good!

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  97. God bless, Libby and Justin! Have been following your journey since this past July and I am so happy for you guys and your sweet little girl.

    Who can say why we go through hard things? God is continuously weaving his own beautiful story in us--thank you for sharing your heart with us throughout your journey. He is good. He is faithful. He has done it! CONGRATULATIONS!

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  98. What a happy day - the great joy of "CANCER FREE" is so sweet! Thank you for sharing the wonderful testimony you've been given,

    s

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  99. Libby and Justin, What can I say. My heart is bursting with happiness and relief. I love you all and wish I could hug you now and share this good news face to face. Your faith got you thru this, you were so brave. We are all so happy in this family to hear the news and to espress our joy to you. Love you very much, please kiss my great grand-daughter for me. Grandma Ryder

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  100. Praise the Lord for wonderful news...so happy for you and Justin. Cancer Free...beautiful words! Have a wonderful weekend celebrating.

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  101. Praise Jesus! He is so faithful! I am so excited to hear this great news!

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  102. I'm only new to your blog but I cheered out loud when I read this! What a wonderful day for you and your family!

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  103. Just one of your mostly silent readers but have been praying for you. I can feel your joy -- and God's love for all of us.

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  104. Libby, your story has been very compelling and you are a true trooper for surviving cancer. You had the ability to see this as a golden ring of opportunity of this unfortunate circumstance and many are thankful you did not waste it. I am not saying it was an easy battle for your family...fighting Cancer. What I am saying is regardless of how difficult it might have been you held on tightly to God, His word, His love, His promise. You gave the situation to God and shared it with many through your blog. I read daily as your family at the river house humbled and handed your situation over to God 100%. You let go and let go; stopped worrying about what may lay ahead, your health, medical bills, the situation and everyone that read - prayed, prayed and prayed. By sharing your blog perfect strangers prayed for you- you were included on lots of prayer lists, and they weren't all necessarily done by people you knew, or by friends or family members. You needed God, his might, guidance and his blessing. Whether or not we wanted to believe it, we realized you were in a battle for your life. You were fighting a war against Cancer. Because you did not waste it many have been touched in a way they never would have been if they had not read your blog. Thank you for sharing, it has touched my life in a way you will never know and I am sure for others as well.
    "You fought Cancer. Yes, you fought the fight and YOU WON! "
    Love you, ~Shirl

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  105. Libby, We were on assignment at Rockbridge this summer when we got the first emails to pray for you. I have prayed for you and your sweet family since that day. Thank you for sharing your journey. The Lord has been glorified and you have touched the lives of so many! We love you and continue to pray for what the Lord will do from here on out!

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  106. PTL! what incredibly wonderful news! god is so good!

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  107. We are so happy for you!!!

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