Saturday, March 17, 2012

The tumour is still growing

We have the results of Kol's MRI, and the tumour is still growing. In the January CT scan, it was 3.1cm by 3.6cm - it is now 3.9cm by 4.0cm.

We're dealing with a lot of emotion right now - heartbreak, anger, fear, disappointment, denial, sorrow, frustration - and we're not sure what our next step is going to be. Your prayers are appreciated.

20 comments:

  1. You all are on the Prayer Chain at my church and I called a few Prayer Warriors as well. Tell Kol hello from Mrs. "G" Love to all of you!

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  2. So sorry to hear those results, such an emotional time for your family. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you as you make decisions about that next step.

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  3. Prayers are definitely still coming your way...

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  4. We are still praying for you and your family and will continue to do so - you are often in our thoughts. We will also pray for wisdom as you decide the next step -- many family members are praying as well.
    Helen

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  5. My heart is breaking for you. Our troubles pale in comparison to what your family is going through. Please know we continue to pray for you ALL. We love each one of you!

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  6. Dear friends,
    we have grown to love you in the Spirit. We pray for you all daily and we are distressed to hear this news. We know your deep emotions. we've been there. You have been given a doorway to walk through. It is the doorway of complete and utter dependance on the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He is still the only God who hears and can deliver. In times like this it is to OK to call loudly upon His name. He hears and will save.

    You are in our prayers constantly. We know that our Father is doing deep and wonderful things in and through you.

    Spiritual exercise.... Write the ten commandments on the lintels and doorposts of your house. It is a declaration to principalities of which kingdom you belong.

    Love from all of us

    The Vaughters

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  7. We are so sorry Kirk and Kristen. We are continuing to pray for Kol. We also pray for wisdom for your next step and some kind of peace (which surpasses all understanding) for that decision of what to do now. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, The Behennas

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  8. Continuing to pray!
    The gorectkes

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  9. We don't know each other but I have prayed daily for Kol since finding this blog. I check here daily and am heartbroken to hear of the news of the results and the impact it must have on your family. I hope you find peace with whatever the next step will be and that you somehow find strength. You are an inspirational family. God bless.

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  10. Always in our prayers, from Jim, Trish, Jesse and Wyatt from Colorado. (Nee Whitson/Kaye Senums daughter)

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  11. I only began to follow your journey a few days ago. I'm so sorry to hear about Kol's latest MRI results. I will be praying for Kol and the rest of you.

    Kama (All Because of You - SL)

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  12. Kirk & Kristen,
    Dad told me about Kol & his illness last year, but I was unable to access this link then--I don't know why. Just know that all of you are in our thoughts & prayers as you go through this time.

    Kristine Hartviksen & family
    Darcy, Aaron, Khloé, Llyr & Taegyn

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  13. Kirk, Kristen, Julianna, Mari, Kol, Birgette, Annika:
    We don't know what to say. We ask the Father to give you strength to endure.
    With love,
    Jeremy, Heidi, Levi, Danika, Avey & Ezra

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  14. Our hearts break and our thoughts and prayers are with you! We are so so sorry to hear that the tumour isn't smaller!!! We now pray that the Lord will give you clear direction as to the next step you take! WE ask the Lord to give you His Hope, His Courage, His Strength, and His Love to surround Kol and All of You!

    The Clark families

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  15. You are in our prayers and thoughts continually! We have been praying and will continue to pray for complete healing! Praying as the Clark's said above for clear direction from Abba! We love you guys!
    Kristine and Derek

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  16. My heart breaks for you! May you know God's peace as decisions are reached in the upcoming days. My prayers are with your family every day.

    Margaret

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  17. Carma Hopkins HedlundMarch 21, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    So very sorry to hear this. I lift you up to the Lord, praying for strength and comfort. I talked to Sharon the other night, I am keeping everyone in my prayers.

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  18. Kristen and Kirk, we are thinking of you and your family, and sending love your way... ~ Brette and Keldon

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  19. Thinking of you across the miles and praying for strength for the day and wisdom in making decisions for Kol. Your courage and strength has been your testimony along this tough journey. We love you. Jake & Joanne

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  20. I was thinking of you in church this morning...the words to a song that we sang "Never Once" have stayed with me through the day...thought I would share them with you.

    you can listen on You Tube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1bXG4WIesA&feature=related

    - I pray that it gives your comfort.

    Standing on this mountaintop
    Looking just how far we've come
    Knowing that for every step
    you were with us

    Never once did we ever walk alone
    Never once did you leave us on our own
    You are faithful, God, You are faithful

    Scars and struggles on the way
    But with joy our hearts can say
    Never once did we ever walk alone

    Carried by Your constant grace
    Held within your perfect peace
    Never once, no, we never walk alone

    Never once did we ever walk alone
    Never once did you leave us on our own
    You are faithful, God, you are faithful

    Every step we are breathing in your grace
    Ever more we will be breathing out your praise
    You are faithful, God, You are faithful
    You are faithful, God, You are faithful

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