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Beauty for Ashes

on January 25, 2013

When Sunshine was in first grade, her school nurse gave her a vision screening and she failed it. We followed up with a professional exam. When it was over, the doctor sent all the kids out into the waiting room, looked me in the eyes and said, “There is a problem…Blah blah… Amblyopia….blah blah… Strabismus… Legally blind in that eye…”

If you are a mother you can understand that I felt like I had been kicked in the stomach and had all the air let out of me.

Visit me at Deep and Wonderful Thoughts to hear “the rest of the story”! It’s part of Lisa’s “Beauty for Ashes” series.

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7 responses to “Beauty for Ashes

  1. I just was over at Deep Wonderful Thoughts and was blessed by reading your story. Her story is indeed beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Rosey says:

    I’m headed over to read it now. Found your blog through the Harvest of Friends hop.

  3. […] “Your child is legally blind in that eye.” “Why are you afraid? You have so little faith!” […]

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