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Offline Ebor

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Neighbor's surgery
« on: May 19, 2008, 12:44:21 PM »
Our neighbor, whom I've written of before, who has the 2 teen-aged sons has been suffering from increasing pain due to two problems with her spine, an upper vertabra and a lumbar disk.  She was scheduled for surgery in Wednesday for the first, but on Saturday the pain was so bad that she was taken to hospital and at least one surgery is today.  If anyone could spare a prayer for Laura and her boys, I would appreciate it.  We're keeping an eye on the two, but they don't really know what's going on with their Mom.

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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2008, 12:47:07 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2008, 01:13:15 PM »
Lord have mercy on the work of Your Hands.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2008, 02:05:28 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2008, 02:57:55 PM »
Lord have mercy on Thy suffering servant Laura. Give comfort to her sons at this time and help Ebor and his family to show Thy love to them at this difficult time.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2008, 03:02:28 PM »
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2008, 03:05:51 PM »
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2008, 04:37:13 PM »
Prayers for Laura and her boys
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2008, 12:01:13 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Laura and her boys.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2008, 02:32:39 AM »
Have Mercy lord on the family grant healing.....amin
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2008, 10:07:35 AM »
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2008, 12:28:54 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2008, 04:36:52 PM »
Prayers...
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2008, 05:01:36 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2008, 10:09:13 PM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Jesus, a great Healer of all, please help your servant Laura, her family and friends. Please provide good guidance to the medical team.

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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2008, 11:50:18 PM »
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Re: Neighbor's surgery
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2008, 09:12:17 PM »
I thank everyone for their kindness and prayers. 

An update: Laura had both surgeries (neck and lumbar disk) in the last couple of days. She came home this evening, which frankly surprised me as she's in some pain, has one of the rigid high collar structures to keep her neck steady and is weak and worried about healing. 

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