Dear Terry & Kris....
For some reason tonight with extra time on my hands (a rare thing), I found myself on Terry's FB site checking up on you guys & your ministry. Although we have not lived close in over 20+ years, we think of you often & have always prayed for you. It was there that I came to realize the life changing tragedy you have gone through these past few years. I found this caringbridge site and just spent the past two hours reading all your journal entries (and crying with you).
In so very many ways we have lived "parralel lives" in our lifetime service to the Lord & with teenagers and as I read your posts I felt so very close to you & your family.
I am so truly sorry for the loss of your precious son, Sam. Although in our 20 years of raising our children we have had some "close calls" with death, I cannot imagine having to walk down the path you have been allowed to walk. I know the Lord has, is & will continue to use it for His glory....yet that does not make it easier or even ok. I grieve (in a small way compared to your grief) with you all. And as a mother Kris....I just want to reach out - hug you & cry with you.
When Dan gets up in the morning I will share your story & I am sure we will join hands together and pray for you. Know that if there is ever anything we can do for you....we would do everything in our power to help you.
Thank you for your steadfast love for our Lord, your faithful commitment to one another & to His service, your heart for young people and your amazing testimony!
Dan & Beth Lambdin