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Old 04-21-2011, 09:00 AM   #1
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Please pray for my dad.

We have suspected for several months that something was wrong with my dad. He is a soft-spoken, reasonable person, but a few times throughout the last year he has suddenly gone into a crazy, unreasonable rage.

We just found out that he went to the hospital today (apparently he had another episode and I think he was falling as well--that's not clear). They found a mass on his brain. They are doing surgery to try to remove it.

My dad will be 78 next month. Fortunately he has kept his health up, so hopefully this will be a positive factor in his recovery. He is almost 3,000 miles away and I have no way to go back there.


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Old 04-21-2011, 09:02 AM   #2
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:15 AM   #3
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Barb, our thoughts are with you and your family.
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:18 AM   #4
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Lord be with Barbara and her family especially her father as they face this health crisis that has come upon them. Be with the surgeons as they attempt to remove the tumor. Grant her father a speedy and full recovery. Give the family the strength they will need during this stressful time. Bring your peace and comfort to them whether they are near or far. May they feel Your Presence in their lives and accept Your will. Thank you for hearing our prayers. Amen
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:22 AM   #5
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My thoughts are with you and your father, Barbara.
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:35 AM   #6
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of course we will keep your dad in our prayers, barbara.

i will say a decade for him today that all goes well and he recovers quickly.
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:45 AM   #7
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Best wishes, Barbara. May your father be whole again.
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:00 AM   #8
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Such a terrible worry for you Barbara, especially being so far away from him. I wonder what is worse, to be right in the minute to minute stress of this, or to be wondering what's going on minute to minute. I'm a big believer in prayer and you and your family will certainly be in mine.
I will especially be praying that you be surrounded by peace.
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:11 AM   #9
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my thoughts and prayers are with you and your dad. May he come through this and be whole and well again. Peace be with all of you we love you Barb.
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Sending soothing and hopeful vibes in your direction and healing vibes in your dad's direction.


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