Saturday, November 10, 2012

Facebook can be a blessing

Today was a bit of an unusual day. Not much really happened, but we were able to get quite a bit accomplished nevertheless. I think we were all still a bit stressed out from the whole emergency room thing and we just needed a day to decompress.

However, this weekend was also Stake Conference, and a regional conference to boot. I spent my Saturday afternoon going to the Priesthood leadership session, and then we sat together at the adult session that night. It was a spiritual feast and I'm very happy that we were able to go.

One thing, however, that I'm particularly grateful for is Facebook. Through that social network we were able to communicate with our friends and family what was occurring with Sabrina and all the events concerned with that. Over the course of the next day all of our friends took the time to stop by or to call us and ask us how Sabrina was doing and if they could help. At stake conference I was quite surprised by the number of people that asked about her, many of whom we really don't know as well as we would like.

I hope it doesn't sound egocentric and/or self-centered to speak about all the concern for our family expressed by others, because the reason I mention it at all is to share how wonderful it was to see how many people really do care about our family. We don't really need any help, and the concern of others isn't something we go out of our way to procure, but it is still wonderful to see that there are so many people who go out of their way to look out for us when we experience some minor trauma.

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