Danny is heading home without any answers. Planning to find the comfort in the facts, but a little background on the blog about what has made us a little unnerved from these bumps that popped up. … More Danny Update
Would you look for the Savior of the world as a teeny little baby laying in a barn?? Unexpected is sort of God’s specialty and a few things I learned about the story of Mary and Jesus’ life this year really has reminded me that His ways are not our own ….. unexpected is exactly where we find God working! … More Glory to the New Born King…. in All It’s Unexpected
It was Thanksgiving 2018 and Danny and I were trading in the normal Heppes Thanksgiving for hockey holiday going to a tournament in Pittsburg where we would stay with some of our favorite friends. My family was trading in normal holiday in Haley court for a mountain retreat. As it turns out we spent Thanksgiving … More Unexpected Blessing
Happy Thanksgiving Week friends! This Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving 2020…. the holiday for gratitude in a year that has been interesting for us all! But they say gratitude can change your mood, alter your outlook, and literally lift your spirit! You just have to be dedicated to seeking it, consistent with practicing it, and … More Thanksgiving Week
2020 was set to be “the year” and it could not have been more different than I thought …. And I could not have been more angered, hurting, lost than ever before…. but as it turns out right in the middle of the mess, God pulled me to Him and it’s going to be a journey with him but healing is possible. This is how I’m returning to the blog: in the middle of the healing. … More God Saves…. just not in the way we think….
Dear Shannon, Tomorrow, June 19, 2020 officially ends my maternity leave with you. As you will come to know, your start to life was a journey and your arrival on earth was at quite an eventful time. Between the Global Pandemic that changed the landscape of the outside world we navigated, to your Daddy’s second … More Dear Shannon, It is the End of Maternity Leave
Our little family’s welcome of Shannon and my maternity leave has included some pretty intense events: global pandemic and civil unrest – we also threw in a double lung transplant – and it has been unusual. My heart has felt such surges of highs and lows. Life altering events that have proved challenging but also … More Possible in the Impossible
Two Friday’s ago I was waiting an update on Danny’s tracheotomy procedure. It had been decided that since the lungs looked good and working well, it was Dan’s ability to use them that was causing some dip in oxygen level, a trach would help him be consistent with breathing. Plus it would allow the removal … More Is Your Daughter’s Name Shannon?
Hi friends! Thank you all so much for keeping up with us on social media as we face transplant number 2. Danny was in patient when the call for lungs came through Sunday, May 10 around 3pm. Surgery was started at 5am on Monday, May 11 and as of today Danny is actively fighting through … More Double Lung Transplant During a Global Pandemic
Introducing our little girl Shannon Lowry Bessette! On March 26 at 1:09AM Danny and I welcomed our baby into this world. This little girl has been prayed for, dreamt about, and worked very hard for and we could not be more thrilled that God was gracious and blessed us with this little life. We look … More Introducing Shannon Lowry Bessette