Joshua’s Story

Site created on November 1, 2020

Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.

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Journal entry by Elizabeth Brynjulson

So the van ... 

Josh and Leah have found a van for their family. Actually Mari’s son, a family friend, found it.  The van is big enough to fit 7 - so will hold their whole family.  The van is not far from  Craig hospital - so a big blessing!! 

They do plan to leave Craig on February 2nd. Eric (Josh’s father- in- law) plans to fly out to Colorado so he can drive back with Leah and Josh.  They will plan to make the trip in one day, likely, since it will be difficult to stay in a hotel.  They are very eager to be back home and with the kids! 

Josh and Leah are thankful to have a strong support system. Home modifications are in works right now, and being handled by Josh’s coworkers at Lloyd! Another huge  blessing! 

Today Josh had BAM, OT and PT it was a full day of therapy and was pretty exhausting!! 

Yesterday the doctors gave him the okay to remove his neck brace. He is definitely feeling more comfortable without it!! 

Lastly, to everyone following this journey: Thank You! Thank you for the prayers, meals, packages, cards and all the encouragement!  We have distributed some #teamjoshstrong bracelets. If you have not received one yet please send me an email with your address! ( I have about 100 left so would love to get one or two your way!!

God is good! Josh and Leah know He is with them and they trust in Him! 

Psalm 71:5 & 7 

For you have been my hope, Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth.
I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.

Specific Prayer Requests: 

  • Pray for continued healing as this journey continues. 
  • Pray for the final weeks at Craig - that Josh and Leah will feel prepared to return home. Pray for them to know the questions to ask, and learn the things they need to to make this an easy transition 
  • Praise that they have found a van that will work for them. 
  • Praise for the friends working on the home modifications. 

Thank you for praying with us and following us in this journey! 


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