It is only FIVE more days until the CureSearch Walk, so I wanted to repost this. Please help if you can. And please pray; only God can really cure this curse.

Through The Lens

We have all seen them.

Ribbons for cancer. Pink for breast cancer, gray for brain cancer, yellow for bone cancer and lavender for general cancer awareness.

The one I wear is orange, for Leukemia, because that is what attacked my sweet granddaughter Isabelle Jade Ratclilffe a little over a year ago when she was just seven years old. The words, spoken through tears by my eldest daughter, were some that I prayed that I would never hear, “Isabelle has cancer.” That time was some of the darkest days for our family. My daughter Rebekah said it so precisely, “Christian and I have never slept so little, wept so hard, made more difficult decisions, questioned our faith so deeply, made such an effort to smile and laugh or worked so hard to keep our family together. But we also have never felt so loved or supported by so many. Family, Friends and…

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Darla Welchel
    Jan 07, 2014 @ 15:38:19

    Reblogged this on Through The Lens and commented:

    In honor of Isabelle’s Bell Ringing Celebration today, I am reposting this. Today she is officially in remission! We give God ALL the Glory and Praise!


  2. elisaruland
    Jan 14, 2014 @ 03:02:59

    Thanks for reblogging, I am thinking of this sweet little girl and her wonderful family.


    • Darla Welchel
      Jan 14, 2014 @ 15:13:55

      Thank you Elisa! If you are on FB, you can see the images from the Bell Ringing Celebration at Darla Selzler Welchel. I just found out yesterday that the next 6 months will really tell the tale. The most likely time for her cancer to return is the first 6 months after meds have been stopped. I’m trying not to live in fear, but it is hard. Please continue to keep her in your prayers.


    • Darla Welchel
      Jan 17, 2014 @ 02:18:43

      aw, thanks. 🙂 She is an angel and my one of my sweetest grands!


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