6:12 AM


Posted by Shauna |

Hello Friends,

I just wanted to let you know that I don't really have any new information for you at this time. Hurricane Gustav kind of threw a wrench in the postal system in Baton Rouge so it has been about 2 weeks since I have heard from Randi by mail...and I haven't talked with her on the phone in about as long. It is really expensive for her to call long distance so I don't hear from her very often. My mom got a local number set up so she hears from Randi every few days...I am a little jealous.

I did get my first letter returned for sending "Contraband" yesterday! I sent some blank paper for Randi to write on opposed to the yellow legal paper that she has to use. Didn't realize that I couldn't send that! Now we know.

Please continue in your prayers for Randi.

Pray that her Faith continues to grow daily.

Pray that her health is good. I hate being sick and I just cannot imagine being sick in jail.

I have really been praying hard that she will be released on Bond soon so that she can spend some time with us before her trial. I also pray that God's plan be executed in all of this - so if it is His will that she is not released - so be it - BUT - I hope that it isn't. That's ok to say, right? I hope that my sister can spend a few months preparing mentally, physically and spiritually for the next journey that is coming her way - which is - unfortunately - federal prison.

Randi - when you read this - Know that we want you home with us. We want to hug on you. Pray over you. And lift you up. God has this big, big plan for you. I know it. I love you.


Ness said...

God does have a great plan for her, i am sure of it.

Debbie said...

I think its okay for you to say – after all He knows what’s in your heart. We all have our “wish” list; the grand thing is that you respect His decision knowing that it’s the best for all. You are a great sister and friend to her; she is truly blessed with you being there for her. I will continue to pray for her and the others in her same position daily.

nancygrayce said...

It is surely o.k. to ask God for the desire of your heart. I know you know that He knows what is best and will do that very thing.

As I read this blog, I am continually amazed at the fact that your sister is facing prison time and my son seems to slip under the radar. He's been in jail a lot but never prison. I'm praying that this is what God uses to turn your sister around!

Alyson, the 3 P's Mama said...

Shauna, that is the kindest letter! As the sister of an alcoholic who makes really poor choices and is currently paying for them, I am thrilled that you are doing this as a way to reach out to Randi and let her know she is loved.

Randi - I am so glad that I am getting this chance to come in some contact with you. You have a pretty awesome sister (you probably know that:) so I imagine I would think you are pretty awesome too. Hang in there. Take it all one day at a time. You have lots of folks here thinkin' of you and praying for you!!