Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Prepare to be Inspired!

I've seen the following video a couple of times before and I always come away from it feeling extremely emotional and very inspired! I can TOTALLY see Joel doing something like this with Gavin someday! If you haven't seen this before, grab your kleenex and prepare for excellance! If you've already seen it before, watch it and let it inspire you again!

**Pause the music that I have on the side bar of this blog before watching video.**

For more information on this family google: Team Hoyt. What an inspirational family!

"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17


Anonymous said...

Isn't that the most heartwarming story! If only everyone had that kind of love in their lives! My brother was born in 1960, and my parents were also told to institutionalize him, they also refused. But that's what some felt was the right thing to do..hide away those that weren't "normal". Aren't we blessed that this has changed. People may still look and not understand, but families aren't turned away from restaurants and other public places because their child may not sit quietly or that they could make other patrons uncomfortable.


Cousin Rachel said...

I read every update, Alicia. I get so much out of them. Thanks for sharing everything you do. We pray for Gavin and your family every day. We love you. Yes, I sobbed when I watched the video. Yes, I agree, Joel is that kind of dad, too, and you are that kind of mom and Jacob, Nolan and Caleb are those kinds of brothers. We love you. Way to "live abundantly!"

Cousin Rachel

Heather said...

I have this on a link on my sidebar ... I still cry every, single,solitary ,time I watch it.Amazing.Simply amazing.

Lacey said...

Jax was on oxygen when he was born because he would drop his sats into the 60's when his heart was unrepaired, and for hypertension. Then he was on the vent for 4 months and his lungs are shot. But we actually got to were we could take him off for a few hours last summer. Then last January he went back on the vent and was sooo sick that they almost put him on the high frequencey ventilator. So its mostly because he needs it and if he goes off his PH gets worse.
By the way my 6 year old just walked in and saw the pic of Gavin smiling and said, "Mom look how cute he is". Don't you love it?

Anonymous said...

WOW!!! What a story! I could see my brother doing this! Very inspirational - as always, thank you so much for sharing!