Monday, October 19, 2009


This is the week that we all have waited for, for 6 months in the Carr/Carswell home. Although the arrival of Johanna is scheduled for Friday the 23rd we face it with many different emotions.

If you are new to the blog,or would just like an update Johanna in my granddaughter who is scheduled to make her earthly appearance on Friday Oct 23, 2009 weighing in around 5 pounds. Ms. Johanna was created by God with full Trisomy 18.

Psalms 139:14
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

Although this diagnosis is not what Nikki and her husband Chad wanted or would have ever desired. Nor is it what we would have wanted for our daughter and her family but it is what pleased God.

Psalms 115:3
But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

There have been emotions for all those close to Johanna, some moments are wonderful knowing she is going to be with Jesus soon and very soon, and that she will miss out on sin, and heartache. Some moments are just okay, and everyone gets by in their own way. And then their are moments that overwhelming sadness full all our hearts.

But God, is still God and He and He alone knows best for Johanna, Nikki, Chad and Clayton, her grandparents, and her aunts,uncles, the doctors, along with anyone else that has forever been touched and changed by her life.

In, With, Through Christ


chadandnikki said...

This is exactly how I feel today. Perfect.

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Allison said...

I am new here but I really think that you could get lots of encouragement through this other blog that I follow. They have recently been through your same journey.

Preachersgirl3491 said...

This is how I have felt all day. The realty has hit at the Carr house and though we are over joyed with the fact that this sweet baby will be with Jesus very soon our hearts are starting to break for the loss of someone so special to us.