Friday, April 8, 2011

Friday Pretties and Jordan's Birthday

 The beautiful lilacs and cherry blossoms were a gift from a friend's garden.
They have to be placed high on a shelf though...
 because a certain kitty around here thinks that flowers
were created for his consumption :-)
 The scent is ♥ wonderful ♥
I'm joining Joyce for her sweet Friday Pretties Party.

I have an address for Jordan and I thought I'd
let you all know that he has a birthday coming up in about a week. 
For anyone that would like to write him an encouraging word 
or send a birthday card, this is where you send it.
8901 Wisconsin Ave
Bldg. 10 Ward 5 East
Rm #17
Bethesda, Md. 20889-5601

If you want to, you can add Attn: Jordan M., although as long as you 
have the room number, it should get to him.
I'd love to see him overwhelmed with notes of encouragement, so thank you
to all of you who are considering writing him. We know it's a miracle
that he is able to celebrate this birthday.

Latest facebook update:
"Jordan is doing really good! He had a scheduled surgery this morning, no updates from that yet. But he had surgery Monday morning to cut away dead tissue from his left leg and drain fluids. They may work on his elbow a little today, they may not... He has a gaping wound on his elbow and his bone is exposed, his elbow is also fractured in several different places. So the doctors will be putting plates in his arm.

 Siblings and Jordan's son, Jay, will be going to Maryland SOON! Hopefully within the next week or so. Therapist said it would be best for Jay to be there with Jordan and the family to go through it with all of us."

Thank you again for your love and prayers for Jordan :-) 
Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. Hi, Marcia,
    Thank you so much for the address! We'll be sure to send him a card!
    Those flowers are so beautiful. Lilacs are my favorite!
    Have a great weekend, my friend. ♥

  2. Marcia, thank you so much for even *thinking* of leaving a comment when your family needs our prayers. I will continue to lift up the family as the days ahead will be a valley but the Lord will be there.
    The lilacs are so pretty but what a funny cat you have!!!

  3. Your flower pictures are beautiful.
    We of course do not have lilac blooming as of yet.
    Will be getting cards off to Jordan.
    So good for him to be surrounded by family.

  4. Thanks for posting the address. We will for sure send one off to him. Hope you all are doing well.
    ps...Flowers are so pretty they don't even look real.

  5. So glad to see the address I will get a not out!! Prayers daily for Josh and all of the family. So glad they will be meeting up and will soon be all together!


  6. I just sealed Jordan's Birthday card. Sending prayers and spirit hugs from San Diego!!!!

  7. I will definately get a card out to him. Thank you for the address! Hope your week is going good.

  8. I have the card and will send it tomorrow. So glad that he is doing better!


  9. I friended him, hope he will do so back, I really want to be his friend. God bless this courageous man.
    Love the flowers and I know what you mean with the kitty..mine too! ;D

  10. Your flowers are so pretty, Marcia. I love lilacs and can't wait for them to be in bloom but it'll be awhile here in MO. I will send Jordan a card. It's good to hear he's doing better and that more of his family will be with him. Blessings.

  11. I will definetly send Jordan a card/letter.Hoping all goes well for him this week..xx

  12. Just found your blog for the first time. Your nephew will be in my prayers. God bless you all.

  13. Marcia, I'll be sending your son a birthday card and he is still in my prayers. Thanks for your comment on my blog.

    The flowers are so beautiful and gives me hope that my own flowers will soon be here. Hugs, Julia

  14. Marcia,
    Oh my! I feel so badly that I was not standing with you in prayer for your nephew.
    He and his family have my prayers now! And I see that God has worked miracles in saving his life!
    My children and I will send a happy birthday wish!
    God bless you!
    How wonderful to have fresh flowers! I can't wait!
    If you are on facebook, please friend request me:
    Leanne Palmateer
    I have missed you and I am sorry that I have stayed away for so long.

  15. The flowers are beautiful. My heart and prayers are still for Jordan. Thanks for the address and all of you are in my prayers. Blessings and healing in Jesus name and the peace that passes all understanding.
    So sorry!

  16. Marcia, sorry for the mix-up. I've got it right now, Thanks. JB

  17. Beautiful lilacs!!!
    Love em!!!!!!
    Thank you for the address we will definetly send a card off!
    Prayers and thoughts are with him and all your family!
    God Bless!

  18. Hi Marcia, I love your photos, they are gorgeous!! And yes, kitties think that we do everything for them. :)
    Thank you for the address and the update. I would love to send him a birthday wish.

    I hope you doing well and having a good weekend.
    Hugs to you my friend.

  19. Marcia- Your flowers are gorgeous! LOVE THEM!! And, it is too bad you have to put them up so high- crazy cat!;>)

    Did I miss it somewhere? What is Jordan's last name? Do I need it to send him a card? I am so sorry this had to happen to him and I hope he gets flooded with cards and letters! xxoo Diana

  20. Dear Marcia,

    I just happened across your blog and have read many of your posts in tears, my heart goes out to Jordan and family. They all will be in my prayers.

    Hugs~ Tami

  21. Thanks for posting the address, Marcia! I think you have the plus four in the zip code wrong. told me the plus four was 0001. I just left the plus four off my gift to him. Maybe you should take it out of the post to avoid confusion?


  22. All these flowers are beautifully captured, Marcia. Gorgeous! xxxx

  23. thank you so much for this update.
    i'm continuing in prayer.

  24. I love seeing lilacs. They are my favorite flowers. Card will be going off to Jordan, along with prayers and good wishes. Hugs and prayers to you, too!

  25. Great news about Jordan. He and your whole family are still in our prayers.

    The flowers are just beautiful Marcia, another blessing :) Oh and I LOVE the hearts your twins came up with...perfect!


  26. Hi Marcia,
    Thanks for the birthday wishes for Lace. Hard for mommas to let our babies grow up!
    Leslie is taking a break from blogging but she is still checking in on others. YOU were one she still wants to check on. She said she left you a message not too long ago? I'll let her know you were checking on her.
    So very happy to hear Jordan's progress and news. What a blessing for your family. Thanks for the address. Please continue to keep us updated. He is a special young man! God is tenderly caring for he and all of you, his family.
    Blessings for a great week...Our weather has been so wonderful the past few days. I've been soooooo enjoying all your pictures!

  27. The flowers are divine, gal! Too bad they haven't created smell-o-vision yet!!

    Thanks so much for Jordan's address. I hope he gets flooded with Birthday Wishes!! It will be uplifting for him to have those special visitors, too!

    Hugs and blessings to you, sweetie!

  28. So glad to hear Jordan's doing better. Keep us posted on his progress and I'll be sending him a little card this week. Those lilacs are gorgeous. Mimi

  29. Thanks for keeping us updated on Jordan's progress, Marcia... I know many prayers have been going up on his behalf!

  30. I couldn't resist, I bought a card to send to Jordan today...just because!! My dad is a Vietnam war veteran and I just feel like it is so important that all our military know how important they are to all of us!!

    Please keep us posted as he progresses....we're all family!!

  31. Good Morning Marcia,

    I found your blog through Melanie's post about Jordan...we will send a card in the mail today...and will continue to pray for his recovery and for the Lord's will in his life. May the Lord bless you as you continue this wonderful ministry of reaching out to others!

    Have a blessed day,

  32. Marcia, I haven't been by to see your blog in awhile and just looked at your post about your nephew. I will definitely be keeping him and his family in my prayers. He is a hero and I am so grateful to him.
    Blessings to you and your family,

  33. Marcia, Loving the pictures of the lilacs. They are most definitely my favorite! I burn lilac candles in the winter just to have a reminder that spring is coming...
    Thanks for the address for Jordan, we will definitely send that hero a card! May God Bless him and all his family!
    Warmest Regards, Sheila


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