Portrait Sunday

Our Snowdrops are emerging slowly from the soil, I just love them, to me they signify the new hope of Spring around the corner…

Today we have all spent time with my dad in hospital, he is doing much better, still weak but sooo much better. He will be moving to a step-down rehabilitation center tomorrow for two weeks of care and exercise, to give him back his strength and then he will return home. Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers, he has come so far and still has a long way to go, but I can see that he will get there…

Wishing you a peaceful Sunday, I am finishing off knitting my Cotswold Cowl this afternoon…

PS Rachel’s lovely giveaway from her shop Little Woodlanders is still running, you can enter here.


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10 Responses to Portrait Sunday

  1. Steph of Super Skivvies August 12, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    So wonderful to hear your father is doing better!

  2. Mosaic Magpie August 12, 2012 at 9:24 pm #

    So happy to hear your dad is improving…all your positive thoughts are helping. Tried leaving a comment yesterday and never could get it to gothrough. Hope it works today.

  3. Nance August 12, 2012 at 9:45 pm #

    Wonderful news that your dad is making improvement will soon be home again after his rehab. Enjoyed the picture of those little snowdrops too.

  4. emma August 12, 2012 at 9:49 pm #

    So very glad to hear of your fathers progress. Lovely picture of a snowdrop, I love seeing the first crocus coming up after our long winters.

  5. Joy August 12, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    So happy to read the encouraging news that your Father is improving with
    positive therapy ahead that will bring him home soon to his grateful families.
    God Bless

  6. Patti August 12, 2012 at 11:32 pm #

    So great that your dad is doing better! Thank you for the update!
    And thank you too for the lovely picture of your snow drops!
    Will continue to pray! BLESSINGS!!! patti

  7. Rene' Sharp August 13, 2012 at 5:52 am #

    Beautiful photo and great news my friend. Have a good week ahead xx

  8. K August 14, 2012 at 1:52 am #

    I think of your father – and almost envy the break in the stream of his life. Mine has had so much relentless direction for the past many months, that even with the fear and pain, I see permission to stop and treasure what he has, the permission to read a book without guilt – the absence of drive to make and produce and organize and maintain. Just for a moment, a sort of odd peace and safety, and so much love.

    Snowdrops seem like small miracles to me: how did God program them to produce such perfect little green shapes at the tips of their petals? I don’t know. I don’t know at all.

    I think I am ready to sit down and put my three page list of Very Important Things To DO aside.

    We have no autumn yet. But I’m not that ready to see and feel and float.

  9. lori August 14, 2012 at 6:21 am #

    such good news about your father linda, all good things ahead. i’m glad for the snowdrops and your coming spring, i think i am looking forward to autumn here with as much enthusiam, can’t wait!

  10. Caf August 14, 2012 at 9:26 am #

    That is good news about your dad. I pray he continues to improve and you all have greater capacity and strength
    It wa strange to read about snowdrops appearing, then remembered – different hemisphere lol

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