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Deborah Covington
Deborah Covington
I hope you get this message. I have had you on my mind and have thought and prayed for Anissa. Walt is beginning to do better. He is more comfortable, but still has terminal cancer.

I would love to know how Anissa is. It scares me to not see any recent updates. I hope all is well.

I will continue to think and pray for your family.

All the best.
Bella Girasole
Bella Girasole
Peter-
Thank you for your eloquent and insightful updates. Anissa will be proud of your posts showing honesty with grace.

I hope the next leg of this crazy journey brings love, laughter and never ending hope4Anissa's recovery.

Sending you love and prayers amidst the thousands that are pulling for your family,
Bella
Gail Okeson
Gail Okeson
Blessings to you and your children and your entire family at this difficult time.  I read your story via Heather and Mike's page and my family has been praying for you and Anissa daily since.  She sounds like a wonderful, strong young wife and mother and I pray she will begin to improve daily and you will receive the strength you need to get through this. 
Stacey Bryan
Stacey Bryan
As I was reading my bible this morning, I came across a passage I would like to share......

Psalms 61:1-2
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee,
when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Keeping you all in my prayers.
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
For the past two days, while you have been resting, recovering and making remarkable progress I have been in Orlando for the yearly teacher's convention us CENRALERS attend.  ACSI, the intials which stand for something significant and you having been a parent of students at "our" school would remember and of course laugh at my consistent inability to recall details that I find insignificant, was filled with great speakers this year.
Some how this year, at Mouse MECA, I found myself struggling to pay attention to 10 hours of quality information and balance that against my inability to access information regarding you.  LImited cell service, and my slow phone combined to cause much added stress.  Jennifer and Sandi were great to keep me informed and calm.  Natalie, another one of your amazing friends whom I long to meet, has been invaluable at posting information for Jennifer in turn to distribute.    There was a simple peace with unexplainable warmth as I was able to share your story with those I encountered.  One particular post, the "she shook her head yes" that caused me to release a completely unexpected scream...in the middle of a room filled with a 100 people I had yet to meet. The bonus in this is the conversation segway created! :D
Jennifer posted a link, which I am sure you will be utterly suprised to know I now have figured out how to do, to a news story featuring you and your blog, family history, but more amazingly the way the social networks have enabled you to touch people around the globe.  I smile when I think of everything YOU and how that person has been given the skills, personality, and format to reach people from not only all walks of life, but also every corner of the globe. 
Tomorrow much of my THANKFULNESS will be for you.  Not just you the friend Anissa, but your victories, the lessons you share, the determination you spread, the love you and Pete have, and the God you worship.  Tomorrow I will continue to thank God for you; the one I am blessed to know and call friend Anissa!~greenaker
Tracey Hewison
Tracey Hewison
Dear Annisa and Family,

You do not know me, I heard about your family tragedy today via Heather Spohr's blog. From the little I know of you, I can tell that you are not only a wonderful Mom and Wife, but a fabulous friend and also a fighter. You will remain in my prayers for complete healing and I am sending you all my best mojo...with love from Canada.....keep fighting!
Jean Bontrager
Jean Bontrager
Hello sending thoughts, prayers and wishes your way! Am learning as I walk through life, that how we go forward might be just as important as any "final result". I hope your story has a "good ending" but if it doesn't, it can still be a good life. Lots of good wishes for your wife and mother!
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
I have just finished spending some time with Joey and found that his personality leaves me with more questions then answers.  He is so different then Billy, how can that be?  He makes me crazy in a zillion different ways and his tenderheartedness leaves me speechless.  I made him cry when I questioned which specific Chinese place he wanted to go to since he didn't want to eat at the mall.  You were/are so much better at this complex child thing then I.
I need to make arrangements to drop him off with you, which will be difficult in your current state.  I need you to be alert enough to sign all necessary documents and papers when I arrive, ya know stating that you'll keep him until further notice :D  he and Nathaniel always seemed to understand oneanother also, even without speaking!
How is it that this gentle child ended up with me, and after Billy?  Surely there was a swap of sorts involved!  Go figure, Brandon Regional known for it's excellence right?
So as soon as you get this message, or you wake up, could you call my people and we can arrange a drop!

Seriously Anissa
Joey was in tears because of you!  I believe the gravity of the situation has finally hit him, and he wants to know what we are doing to help and when we are coming up....that tender Joey, he'd save the world if he could. 

we are sending our love, prayers, thoughts, strength, and joy~greenakers
Deborah Covington
Deborah Covington
I hope you get this message. I have had you on my mind and have thought and prayed for Anissa. Walt is beginning to do better. He is more comfortable, but still has terminal cancer.

I would love to know how Anissa is. It scares me to not see any recent updates. I hope all is well.

I will continue to think and pray for your family.

All the best.
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
For the past two days, while you have been resting, recovering and making remarkable progress I have been in Orlando for the yearly teacher's convention us CENRALERS attend.  ACSI, the intials which stand for something significant and you having been a parent of students at "our" school would remember and of course laugh at my consistent inability to recall details that I find insignificant, was filled with great speakers this year.
Some how this year, at Mouse MECA, I found myself struggling to pay attention to 10 hours of quality information and balance that against my inability to access information regarding you.  LImited cell service, and my slow phone combined to cause much added stress.  Jennifer and Sandi were great to keep me informed and calm.  Natalie, another one of your amazing friends whom I long to meet, has been invaluable at posting information for Jennifer in turn to distribute.    There was a simple peace with unexplainable warmth as I was able to share your story with those I encountered.  One particular post, the "she shook her head yes" that caused me to release a completely unexpected scream...in the middle of a room filled with a 100 people I had yet to meet. The bonus in this is the conversation segway created! :D
Jennifer posted a link, which I am sure you will be utterly suprised to know I now have figured out how to do, to a news story featuring you and your blog, family history, but more amazingly the way the social networks have enabled you to touch people around the globe.  I smile when I think of everything YOU and how that person has been given the skills, personality, and format to reach people from not only all walks of life, but also every corner of the globe. 
Tomorrow much of my THANKFULNESS will be for you.  Not just you the friend Anissa, but your victories, the lessons you share, the determination you spread, the love you and Pete have, and the God you worship.  Tomorrow I will continue to thank God for you; the one I am blessed to know and call friend Anissa!~greenaker
Jean Bontrager
Jean Bontrager
Hello sending thoughts, prayers and wishes your way! Am learning as I walk through life, that how we go forward might be just as important as any "final result". I hope your story has a "good ending" but if it doesn't, it can still be a good life. Lots of good wishes for your wife and mother!
Bella Girasole
Bella Girasole
Peter-
Thank you for your eloquent and insightful updates. Anissa will be proud of your posts showing honesty with grace.

I hope the next leg of this crazy journey brings love, laughter and never ending hope4Anissa's recovery.

Sending you love and prayers amidst the thousands that are pulling for your family,
Bella
Gail Okeson
Gail Okeson
Blessings to you and your children and your entire family at this difficult time.  I read your story via Heather and Mike's page and my family has been praying for you and Anissa daily since.  She sounds like a wonderful, strong young wife and mother and I pray she will begin to improve daily and you will receive the strength you need to get through this. 
Stacey Bryan
Stacey Bryan
As I was reading my bible this morning, I came across a passage I would like to share......

Psalms 61:1-2
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee,
when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Keeping you all in my prayers.
Tracey Hewison
Tracey Hewison
Dear Annisa and Family,

You do not know me, I heard about your family tragedy today via Heather Spohr's blog. From the little I know of you, I can tell that you are not only a wonderful Mom and Wife, but a fabulous friend and also a fighter. You will remain in my prayers for complete healing and I am sending you all my best mojo...with love from Canada.....keep fighting!
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
I have just finished spending some time with Joey and found that his personality leaves me with more questions then answers.  He is so different then Billy, how can that be?  He makes me crazy in a zillion different ways and his tenderheartedness leaves me speechless.  I made him cry when I questioned which specific Chinese place he wanted to go to since he didn't want to eat at the mall.  You were/are so much better at this complex child thing then I.
I need to make arrangements to drop him off with you, which will be difficult in your current state.  I need you to be alert enough to sign all necessary documents and papers when I arrive, ya know stating that you'll keep him until further notice :D  he and Nathaniel always seemed to understand oneanother also, even without speaking!
How is it that this gentle child ended up with me, and after Billy?  Surely there was a swap of sorts involved!  Go figure, Brandon Regional known for it's excellence right?
So as soon as you get this message, or you wake up, could you call my people and we can arrange a drop!

Seriously Anissa
Joey was in tears because of you!  I believe the gravity of the situation has finally hit him, and he wants to know what we are doing to help and when we are coming up....that tender Joey, he'd save the world if he could. 

we are sending our love, prayers, thoughts, strength, and joy~greenakers
Deborah Covington
Deborah Covington
I hope you get this message. I have had you on my mind and have thought and prayed for Anissa. Walt is beginning to do better. He is more comfortable, but still has terminal cancer.

I would love to know how Anissa is. It scares me to not see any recent updates. I hope all is well.

I will continue to think and pray for your family.

All the best.
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
For the past two days, while you have been resting, recovering and making remarkable progress I have been in Orlando for the yearly teacher's convention us CENRALERS attend.  ACSI, the intials which stand for something significant and you having been a parent of students at "our" school would remember and of course laugh at my consistent inability to recall details that I find insignificant, was filled with great speakers this year.
Some how this year, at Mouse MECA, I found myself struggling to pay attention to 10 hours of quality information and balance that against my inability to access information regarding you.  LImited cell service, and my slow phone combined to cause much added stress.  Jennifer and Sandi were great to keep me informed and calm.  Natalie, another one of your amazing friends whom I long to meet, has been invaluable at posting information for Jennifer in turn to distribute.    There was a simple peace with unexplainable warmth as I was able to share your story with those I encountered.  One particular post, the "she shook her head yes" that caused me to release a completely unexpected scream...in the middle of a room filled with a 100 people I had yet to meet. The bonus in this is the conversation segway created! :D
Jennifer posted a link, which I am sure you will be utterly suprised to know I now have figured out how to do, to a news story featuring you and your blog, family history, but more amazingly the way the social networks have enabled you to touch people around the globe.  I smile when I think of everything YOU and how that person has been given the skills, personality, and format to reach people from not only all walks of life, but also every corner of the globe. 
Tomorrow much of my THANKFULNESS will be for you.  Not just you the friend Anissa, but your victories, the lessons you share, the determination you spread, the love you and Pete have, and the God you worship.  Tomorrow I will continue to thank God for you; the one I am blessed to know and call friend Anissa!~greenaker
Gail Okeson
Gail Okeson
Blessings to you and your children and your entire family at this difficult time.  I read your story via Heather and Mike's page and my family has been praying for you and Anissa daily since.  She sounds like a wonderful, strong young wife and mother and I pray she will begin to improve daily and you will receive the strength you need to get through this. 
Tracey Hewison
Tracey Hewison
Dear Annisa and Family,

You do not know me, I heard about your family tragedy today via Heather Spohr's blog. From the little I know of you, I can tell that you are not only a wonderful Mom and Wife, but a fabulous friend and also a fighter. You will remain in my prayers for complete healing and I am sending you all my best mojo...with love from Canada.....keep fighting!
Jean Bontrager
Jean Bontrager
Hello sending thoughts, prayers and wishes your way! Am learning as I walk through life, that how we go forward might be just as important as any "final result". I hope your story has a "good ending" but if it doesn't, it can still be a good life. Lots of good wishes for your wife and mother!
Bella Girasole
Bella Girasole
Peter-
Thank you for your eloquent and insightful updates. Anissa will be proud of your posts showing honesty with grace.

I hope the next leg of this crazy journey brings love, laughter and never ending hope4Anissa's recovery.

Sending you love and prayers amidst the thousands that are pulling for your family,
Bella
Stacey Bryan
Stacey Bryan
As I was reading my bible this morning, I came across a passage I would like to share......

Psalms 61:1-2
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee,
when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Keeping you all in my prayers.
lisa greenaker
lisa greenaker
I have just finished spending some time with Joey and found that his personality leaves me with more questions then answers.  He is so different then Billy, how can that be?  He makes me crazy in a zillion different ways and his tenderheartedness leaves me speechless.  I made him cry when I questioned which specific Chinese place he wanted to go to since he didn't want to eat at the mall.  You were/are so much better at this complex child thing then I.
I need to make arrangements to drop him off with you, which will be difficult in your current state.  I need you to be alert enough to sign all necessary documents and papers when I arrive, ya know stating that you'll keep him until further notice :D  he and Nathaniel always seemed to understand oneanother also, even without speaking!
How is it that this gentle child ended up with me, and after Billy?  Surely there was a swap of sorts involved!  Go figure, Brandon Regional known for it's excellence right?
So as soon as you get this message, or you wake up, could you call my people and we can arrange a drop!

Seriously Anissa
Joey was in tears because of you!  I believe the gravity of the situation has finally hit him, and he wants to know what we are doing to help and when we are coming up....that tender Joey, he'd save the world if he could. 

we are sending our love, prayers, thoughts, strength, and joy~greenakers