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Latest Journal Update

11/13/2014 Birthday Update 🎂

Today's Inspiration: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KATIE!!!!

Lord, may Katie earn a special grace today on her birthday....as we celebrate her life with her; we stand expectant of Your miracle healing. Refresh us today and bring us awareness as we await the day of Your perfect miracle of Your special restoration You have planned for Katie - all she knows. We pray for all those who have joined us on this journey as we work to continue to build Your Kingdom. We ask Jesus to continue to pour His Precious Blood over all of our prayers so they are no longer our prayers alone but also Your Son's. Mother Mary pray for us. All the Angels and Saints, pray for us...especially Blessed Mother Theresa, Blessed Basil Moreau, St. Jude, St. Anthony, St. Terese of Little Flower, St. Philomena, St. Anne, St. Francis Xavier Cabrini, and St. Josemaria Escriva.

Dear Prayer Warriors,

Thank you for all of your prayers and birthday wishes for Katie! She has had a wonderful day with so much love being shared throughout her day. Thank you for her cards. Thank you for her gifts. Thank you for visiting Katie! She loves all of it and all of you! And so do we!

Quick Update Notes:

1. Katie's left arm is healing and the swelling is decreasing, gradually. Amen!

2. Both of Katie's arms are more relaxed than they have been in months! What a gift! Amen!

3. Katie had her SECOND shower in a week! How awesome is this! What a great feeling for Kate to experience one of life's simple everyday pleasures! Amen!

4. PT/OT/ST - still going strong! Katie is tolerating right along! Here's to tolerating turning into participation - in Jesus' Most Holy Name. Amen!

As always, thank you for journeying with Katie and with us.

Gratefully yours,
The Schwabs

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RhondA Hacker
By Rhonda
Katie, You"re always in our thoughts! The Hackers hope you had a great week and that God pours out his mercies to you this Thanksgiving week! Continuing to pray for your continued progress!
The Hackers
Emily Wilson
By Emily Wilson
You are in my prayers, Katie! God Bless you and your family.
Bruce Nissley
By Bruce Nissley, ND Usher
Have been missing your smiling face and beautiful personality around the team. Can't wait to see you back around campus soon. Prayers for you and your family. God Bless, speedy recovery.
george heeter
By george & sandy Heeter
Katie, We love and miss you much. We continue to fight for you through thought and prayer. We think of your beautiful smile and personality and how it helps us make it through a hectic day. We are her for you baby gurl....Miss you much.
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tyna mccown
By Tyna McCown
Happy Birthday Katie! Wishing you all the special Blessings you need in healing on this your Blessed Day! We love you.
Susan Melvin
By Susan Melvin
Keep improving and we will keep praying!
Sally Jones
By Sally Jones
Happy Birthday Katie !! Sending prayers for you !!
Melissa Matkins
By Melissa Matkins
Happy Birthday Katie!! Hugs and prayers to you and your family!!
Margaret  Reid
By Margaret
Happy Birthday, Katie! Keep fighting and we'll keep praying!
Jeri Fields
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATIE!!! Still thinking of and praying for you always!!! Glad for all the little miracles and hope they keep on going. Keep on fighting!!!