Friday, July 6, 2012


My sister, Cynthia, better known as Sunshine to all her knew her was born on July 5th of 1966. She had Cystic Fibrosis and passed away in 1975.  Yesterday was a special day for our family as we remembered her wonderful influence she was in our family and to so many people. We are especially thankful for the knowledge that we are an eternal family! My sister, Joyce Scott Beaven, wrote a beautiful blog entry about meeting again in Heaven. 

 Yesterday was Cindy (Sunshine) Scott's birthday she is my sister and she was born July 5, 1966. She had Cystic Fibrosis and the life expectancy was 1 year at that time.  In 2012 the life expectancy is 37 years, maybe in my life time we will see the miracle of a cure.  After posting pictures on Facebook, Tina offered to introduce anyone to Cindy in heaven that did not know her.

So my first thought:  Let's make a plan to meet in heaven.     
John 14:1-3 
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will acome again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

My mansion will be the one with all the pink roses and flowers around it. Do you have your mansion picked out?
Friends, let's plan to meet in the middle of the beautiful mansions?  Some I will have the chance to see again here, and others I will have to plan to meet in heaven. Just know when I am leaving this earth I will be there waiting for you!! 
 Thanks, sis!  You are the best (living) sister!  You might have some competition on the other side.  haha.
To answer her question: I don't know what my mansion will look like, but I hope to be so busy visiting others that I won't be there often anyway. I look forward to the sweet reunions there and anticipate seeing you all there!

Music with Myrna

Every once in a while, Ryan and I will sit at the piano and play together. Sometimes he sings and sometimes I lift his hands and help him to play while I play.  He usually lasts about 20 minutes at the most.

A while ago, I had a great idea to invite our friend, Myrna to play piano with Ryan.  Ryan and Myrna have been friends for a long time.  When I was going through the whole Cancer thing, Myrna kept Ryan while I received chemotherapy.  Ryan loves Myrna and Myrna loves Ryan.  Myrna plays piano MUCH better than me and thus, it just seemed like it might be a way to motivate Ryan to work harder at reaching.

So, today Myrna came over and for NINETY MINUTES Ryan and Myrna played piano together.

Did you catch that?  He lasts for 20 minutes with me and he lasted for 90 minutes with Myrna!  I knew it was going to be good!

He really seemed to love it!  There were lots of happy sounds today!  And, I LOVED listening to Myrna play the piano.  If I'm ever bedridden, I'd like Myrna to come over and just play piano for me.  (I know I'm no where near as adorable as Ryan, but would you be willing to do that for me, Myrna?)

Thursday, July 5, 2012

We Are Now a Complete Family

Deborah is thrilled to finally complete our family. Every member of our family now wears
... or at least should wear glasses or contacts.

And, doesn't she look smart and beautiful in her new glasses!