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The Child, Robert
« on: January 23, 2009, 05:33:19 PM »
Please pray for the child, Robert and his family.  He is 15 years old and has been battling bone cancer, and has been in the hospital since November.  He is not doing well, and yesterday the family was informed that Robert is terminal.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2009, 05:36:33 PM »
Lord have mercy and comfort Robert and those who love him.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2009, 05:41:09 PM »

Lord have mercy and give strength to Robert and his family.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2009, 05:45:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2009, 05:46:04 PM »
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2009, 05:46:27 PM »
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2009, 06:11:09 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2009, 06:28:28 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Lord have mercy.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2009, 07:06:03 PM »
Lord, have mercy on the work of Your Hands.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2009, 07:27:40 PM »
Lord have mercy on the work of Your hands.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2009, 07:33:58 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Robert, his family and friends, and his caregivers!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2009, 11:44:20 PM »
Lord, Have Mercy!

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2009, 12:36:28 AM »
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2009, 03:38:26 AM »
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2009, 05:31:25 AM »
Lord have Mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2009, 01:01:42 PM »
Blagoslovi Boze...Amin
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Lord Have Mercy..Amen
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2009, 01:06:30 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2009, 03:11:59 AM »
Lord have mercy on thy servant Robert.
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2009, 07:51:37 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2009, 10:11:37 AM »
Robert's family, was called yesterday... his organs are shutting down and he will not make it more than 24-48 hours.  Robert is non-Orthodox, but he and his family needs our prayers.
The unworthy hierodeacon, Vasyl

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2009, 10:39:47 AM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2009, 07:55:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Robert. Please, grant strength to his family at this tragic time.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2009, 07:59:19 PM »
Lord have mercy on Robert and his family and friends during this most difficult of times.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2009, 11:08:09 PM »
Gospode Pomiluj......
Господе Помилуј..........
Lord Have Mercy...............
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2009, 11:09:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy on the work of Your hands!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2009, 11:36:01 PM »
Robert's family, was called yesterday... his organs are shutting down and he will not make it more than 24-48 hours.  Robert is non-Orthodox, but he and his family needs our prayers.


Lord have mercy!

My niece died from her organs shutting down, which spared my sister the decision of pulling the plug, which is what the doctors were discussing.  As long as it is peaceful, it can be a blessing that the parents are spared the decision.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2009, 08:43:02 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2009, 08:55:47 AM »
In our sadness, as in our joy: Lord have mercy.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #28 on: February 03, 2009, 09:58:53 AM »
Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on Robert and his family.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #29 on: February 03, 2009, 07:25:36 PM »
Lord have mercy on the work of your hands.
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #30 on: February 05, 2009, 02:38:36 PM »
Here's the latest I heard this morning..."Prayer is helping!  Saturday night they only gave him 24-48 hours.  He's still hanging in there.  He's not well, obviously but he is still alive.  His sister Hearther flew down there this AM to see him." 
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #31 on: February 05, 2009, 02:53:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #32 on: February 05, 2009, 02:55:20 PM »
Slava Bogu .....
Glory To God.....
Gospode Pomiluj.....
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2009, 04:27:10 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #34 on: February 06, 2009, 01:08:00 PM »
Please pray for the child, Robert and his family.  He is 15 years old and has been battling bone cancer, and has been in the hospital since November.  He is not doing well, and yesterday the family was informed that Robert is terminal.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #35 on: February 08, 2009, 12:16:29 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #36 on: February 10, 2009, 12:52:00 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2009, 01:39:18 PM »
Just got this...Please keep the whole family in your prayers:

"Heather came back from JAX yesterday and said Robert is in a deep coma, no swallowing reflex and his GI tract has shut down.  I don't know what is keeping him going.  The only thing he is receiving is meds for pain and fluid with nutrients in it.  This is all through IV."
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2009, 01:40:35 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2009, 01:47:40 PM »
Lord have Mercy!....
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #40 on: February 11, 2009, 02:03:53 PM »
Lord have mercy!

this must be very hard on the family.  There is a poster for the Make a Wish foundation, which I see on the bus on the way to work, with the title "It doesn't take super powers to make a child a superhero."  In it, there is a boy named Michael dressed in a superhero costume, with the inscription "I wish to be a superhero-Michael "BeetleBoy."  He looks like my son Michael, and I feel like crying every time I see it.
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2009, 02:07:17 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #42 on: February 11, 2009, 02:08:48 PM »
Lord have mercy!

this must be very hard on the family.  There is a poster for the Make a Wish foundation, which I see on the bus on the way to work, with the title "It doesn't take super powers to make a child a superhero."  In it, there is a boy named Michael dressed in a superhero costume, with the inscription "I wish to be a superhero-Michael "BeetleBoy."  He looks like my son Michael, and I feel like crying every time I see it.

I don't even know Robert and his family, but its so depressing, knowing he and they are going through all this.
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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #43 on: February 11, 2009, 03:00:05 PM »

Lord have mercy.

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Re: The Child, Robert
« Reply #44 on: February 11, 2009, 05:54:09 PM »
Господе дај Милост..Просим и Молим...Амин..

Lord Grant Mercy........Amen...
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