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The Wellington-Baker-Buttice family is on the way to Seattle today. Please pray for safe travels for all of them. Niko will have a bone scan at Children's Hospital at 9:00 am Pacific time. Please take a moment at that time and pray for him. They are searching for the primary site. It is unusual for the lung to be the primary place in a child so young, so they are thinking the tumors must have traveled from somewhere else. They've already ruled out the testicles, so now are checking the bones. Pray that the doctors will have supernatural wisdom and discernment, that God will guide their every move and every decision. Pray for the phlebotomists to have steady hands and painless sticks. Pray for the nurses to be caring, understanding and soothing to Nicholas and his family. Pray for strength and courage for Kristi. Thank you for your support of this incredible family. I'll update when I hear more.

Also, on the positive side, we heard from a friend of Ashley's that she is responding and is out of the coma. This is a wonderful testament to the power of prayer. Information has been pretty sketchy coming in, we still don't know if she is in Mexico or in the US, but Zach did hear from two different people that Ashley is doing better. We're continuing to pray for her and her mom.

Love, Shell


  1. Thank you Michelle so much, I am sending all updates on to a family in Ca. who knows Krisi from years back. I will count on you for all updates. Michelle you help others more than you know. God Bless You.

  2. Praying for Nicholas this morning with all my soul.

  3. All thoughts and prayers this morning are for and with these families. At 11 a.m. Texas time, I will be still and praying for them. My heart went with them to Seattle....

  4. praying for this little boy and all those that love him..May the Lord's hand be upon him.

  5. Keep checking for news. Can't get Kristi, Forrest,Chris and Nicholas out of my mind. Praying for all the families.

  6. Chelle, I'm BEHIND! I checked your blog just the other day but did not see a new I see THIS. Oh goodness, how scarey and awful. I'm sorry I've missed a few days of prayers for poor little Nicholas but I'm trying to do overtime now. Please let us know how he is, and please give Dee a big hug from me when you see her. Sending love and prayers,


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