Archive for October 2nd, 2007


What A Full Month - October

   Posted by: Lightning    in Uncategorized

Hello folks,

Just to bring you up to date, I am still looking for that buyer, becasue I am still producing fluid, found out it won’t run a gasoline engine. In other words drained it again Saturday, still draining every three days, and I filled the bottle up, 550ml and that was not all. I just decided not to open another kit, I have been trying to hold out til today for my third day draining again. Home health care is coming today to discharge us. Claire and I have passed the test and proved we could manage this task on our own. The home health care people are just great people to have around you and I am sorry to see them go, but there is sick people out there that needs them a whole lot more than me, still good byes are sad.

Daddy pulled a good one on me yesterday, we had been talking about cutting hay, well weeds, and we said we was going to cut the hay soon. I came home yesterday from picking up Abigail and the hay was being cut, so yelp he is doing great also.

This week is a special week for us, we will be in Charleston on Friday to see Dr. Sahn, the lung doctor, we are hoping he has came up with the cause of the fluid and then will know how to stop it.

Next week, on October 12, 2007 I have plans to help with the Clergy Appreciation Luncheon a Donate Life SC event and then on the 15th I will go to see Dr. Willner in Charleston, and we then will return to Charleston on the 20th for a Family Day that MUSC puts on, and on the 21st I will be headed to Myrtle Beach for the NC/SC IAAI, I sure am looking forward to that, they are even going to let me talk a few minutes, I will attend the classes and set up a booth for Donate Life SC.

God Is An Awsome God.

Pray for my Donor’s Family
Pray for my family
I will pray for you

God Loves Us All,

God Bless You,



First Annual Farm Day

   Posted by: Lightning    in Uncategorized

Well, how do I start. I guess a Big Thank You to Jerry & John Munns at The Big Sky Farm & The Barn (801 Princeton Highway, Honea Path, SC 864-369-0988), for opening up their farm for all to come and wonder around and have a chance to see local animals and talents right here at home. The way I understand things Jerry Munns & Angie Craft were talking (can you believe that) and the next thing was, not only the plans for the Farm Day was a done deal, they decided to do a fund raiser for my family and I. They then contact South Greenville Fire Department, and Chief Taylor and some of the guys came to the farm and parked cars and took up a donations, these guys parked a bunch of cars, thank you brothers. I know I have left some people out and if I did I am so sorry, please let me know so I can thank you also. I would like to also thank all the vendors and all the people who came out for a wonderful, educational, and family day. Please remember to continue to support these vendors all throughout the year, one work day does not make an annual salary. Please remember to support our youth at Cedar Shoals Baptist Church (864-338-9241) they were selling bake goods for a trip next year and will continue to sell items and work toward their goal, that’s continuing to serve God no matter what! God Bless You guys.

I want to Thank each and everyone of you that had anything what so ever to do with the events Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. God Is Good All The Time

Once again you have have humbled me and my family, the only thing I am going to fuss about is the fact that since Last August with the auction at Auctions On The Square, all the way to Saturday, not only have all you amazing people humbled me, but you make me cry. I am a fire fighter and police officer I am not suppose to cry, I have gotten use to it by now.

I love each and every one of you that has put on an event, called me, prayed for me, sent me cards, ask about me, checked my blog or helped us out financially. I told the church congregation Sunday morning that it would be more convenient to live in Charleston, but Possum Kingdom is our home and through all of your help we have and will continue to be able to continue to commute, Thank You & most of all Thank God.

Words Of Wisdom

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Live every day like it was your last, but remember that if it is your last day, is Jesus in your heart, if he is go out and enjoy and look forward to the homecoming celebration, if Jesus is not in your heart be very afraid, because if this is your last day your life’s journey will have given you a ticket straight to hell.

I was 41 years old when I received my liver transplant on January 29, 2007. A couple of years before that I was on top of the world and loving every minute of my God, my family and my job, because I had a long time to go. Now talking about my job, because it is gone right now, I had a job that I loved therefore I never worked a day in my life, in a moment’s time, my career was over, don’t take it for granted.
Through the mercy of God and the knowledge he has given the doctors, one journey is over but the next ride has just begun, I am hanging on tight because God is in control and he has told me to keep up, we got things to do.

Well see what I mean God is so wonderful and powerful he always gives us something to look forward to even during the sad time.

” I am not as good as I should be; I am not as good as I could be; BUT….. THANK GOD, I am better than I used to be.”

When Jesus lives in your heart this should be your thought process
So Many Things To Think About But Nothing To Worry About.

God Bless You,
I Love each of you,
Thank You for what you do for us and all who is around you.