Friday, May 21, 2010

Pink Saturday

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pink-balloon-leftStephanie Neilsen writes the blog NieNie, which I read. Sometimes through tears, sometimes in awe and most of the time I come away with the love that Stephanie exudes in everything that she does. She is my inspiration! Here is a link to her story.

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Stephanie writes:

"Stephanie Aurora Clark Nielson returns from an almost fatal plane crash. Happy to be blogging again from Utah and recovering too. Four happy children and one sweet husband make her life as good as it gets."


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pink-balloon-leftStephanie just had surgery again, this time to give her a new neck. Her husband, Christian is writing to update all of her readers.

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pink-balloon-leftI hope that her new neck makes her feel more beautiful. We can be there for her by sending her a lovely letter or writing a card.

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pink-balloon-leftI can imagine that it will be a while for the healing to take place, and well, I thought it was a wonderful opportunity for us to send a card to wish her a speedy recovery.

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May Day basket bouquetMaybe we can't be at her hospital door with a bouquet of flowers and pink balloons, but our cards can be waiting for her when she comes home from the hospital.

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pink-balloon-leftTo make it easy for you, I have created a COLLECTION of artwork that you are welcome to use. Just download whatever you would like. There are three sets containing images in the collection called Cards for NieNie.

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Here is her address:

Nie Nie
2250 N. University Parkway 4876
Provo, Utah 84604



pink-balloon-leftI am wishing you a lovely Pink Saturday. If you would like a button that says I read NieNie you can go HERE.

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pink-saturday-10And now you can visit Bev from How Sweet The Sound to read all the wonderful Pink Posts on this very nice Pink Saturday. The song for this post is Song from A Secret Garden.



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19 comments:

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Karen, what a touching moment to know that there is a dear soul out there, connected to us all through this wonderful medium of creativity, writing, communication and friendship that has the need to know we care. Thank you for highlighting this and weaving it into your lovely world. And as always, your visits mean the world to me, sweet friend. I am venturing out on watercolors....how about that!!!!

Bisous, Anita

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Dearest Karen,

Thank-you so much for giving us the privledge of praying for and sending this beautiful lady wishes for many Blessings...happy weekend....m...

Kathleen Grace said...

I read Nie Nie too, what a strong person she is! I am so glad to have her address so that i can write and give her my best wishes and let her know I care. Thank you for sharing this Karen!

Carol at Serendipity said...

What a beautiful post. Karen, thank you for stopping by. I will be back later to read NieNie's story and send her a card.

Carol

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Karen, this is such a wonderful thing for you to do. Her story is incredible, but more than that, her spirit, her attitude, and her bravery amaze me every time I visit her blogs. I am so glad to be able to send her a card. Thank you so much for giving me that opportunity, and thank you for your beautiful art and your beautiful soul. laurie

The Quintessential Magpie said...

You are all heart. All heart. That's one of the reasons I love you so much, Karen!

This is the most wonderful idea. I read her blog, too, and I think this is the most perfect idea ever. Thank you for this. Thank you for being YOU!


Happy Pink Saturday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Jennifer Scull said...

I will be more than happy to make a card and send it off. and a Happy Pink Saturday to you and yours!

Rebecca said...

I love Nie Nie! Jolts you right back into reality!

Happy Pink Saturday. Loved my visit!

xoRebecca

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Karen, Love the post and thank you for introducing us to Nie Nie. She is amazing and her story a true inspiration. Prayers for her quick recovery.

Thank you for stopping by too and your kind words for MMP. You are always an encouragment to me and I am so thankful.

Blessings to you sweet friend and have a great weekend.

Hugs, Celestina Marie

Say It With Roses said...

What a beautiful person you are to be so thoughtful, caring and loving.
I will get a card off to her and keep her in my prayers that she will heal quickly....
She is such a survior...I am not sure I would have the courage, even with my God beside me.
Happy Pink Saturday!
Jil

Vee said...

Wonderful idea, Karen. Mine is ready for the mail. Thank you for the opportunity to send along many good thoughts for healing and renewal.

vickie said...

Happy Pink Saturday. Karen your post today is wonderful. Thanks for
your beautiful gift to share for
Nie Nie.
Vickie

Zuzu said...

I'll be popping over for a visit & praying for her recovery. Thank you, Karen!
Hugs,
Zuzu

Couture de Papier said...

Thank you HPS!

Amisha said...

Hi Karen,
I just wanted to say hello! I will send this brave lady a card!

Cheers,
Amisha

Elyse said...

omg, i had no idea. isn't she part of matthew mead's new magazine? so kind and lovely of you to relay the information.

hope you have been enjoying our beautiful weather.

xo
elyse

Lori said...

Karen, thank you for the information about Stephanie, i will send a card out tomorrow!!!

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, dear Karen. And, thank you for this wonderful post.

Stephanie and her family have touched our hearts in a way we will never forget.

Becky said...

Oh what a lovely thing to do. Friends sending good wishes is such a wonderful uplifting thing for people in hospital and recovering from illness, surgery, etc.

Happy Pink Saturday!