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Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« on: July 07, 2009, 09:46:39 PM »
Please pray for my stepfather: after hours of talking I finally convinced him to go to the hospital.  He was having chills, blood in his urine, seizures, high blood sugar count etc. (what tipped the scale was I told him that when he fell asleep, I wouldn't bother to see if he went to sleep or passed out, and would take him then).  My mother is out of town at her family reunion, and I am hopping she doesn't have to know until he is stabilized (I am going back to the hospital now after dropping the boys at my sisters).
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2009, 10:02:50 PM »
Prayers for your Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry) May the Blessed Lord grant him healing...Amen
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2009, 10:38:48 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2009, 10:44:59 PM »
Lord have mercy upon Thy servant Jerry.
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2009, 11:39:12 PM »
Through the prayers of the Theotokos, may your Stepfather be healed!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2009, 12:12:05 AM »
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2009, 12:14:07 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2009, 05:07:03 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2009, 07:02:49 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2009, 10:51:21 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2009, 10:55:46 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2009, 11:37:01 AM »
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2009, 01:39:51 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2009, 05:26:39 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  I hope he's doing better!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2009, 06:05:47 PM »
Thanks for your prayers.

He is doing better, in that he is breathing on his own.  He can't eat, so they have put in an abdominal feeding tube.  He is rather anxious to get out, and pulled his tube out yesterday (we can't tell if it was accidental (he can be rather careless when he has his mind set on something else) or on purpose).  He's heart is stable again, and he has been taken off the wiring for that.
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth

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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #15 on: July 21, 2009, 06:59:04 PM »
Continues Prayers For Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry) Lord Have Mercy on thy Servant...Amen Amen...
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2009, 11:39:34 PM »
Just to update: he came home yesterday. He has a feeding tube, but that should be removed in time.  He is breathing on his on and is basically back to normal.


thanks for the prayers.
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth

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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2009, 11:47:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy! Jarhad Barham! Hospody pomyluy!

Glory be to our merciful God for improvement of Gerald's condition.

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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2009, 11:50:26 PM »
Glory to God!

May the Lord have mercy on him in his continued recovery!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2009, 01:28:11 AM »
Glory to God!

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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #20 on: August 22, 2009, 05:14:55 AM »
Thanks Be to God In all things ...Amen
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #21 on: August 22, 2009, 08:17:30 AM »
Glory to God! Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Stepfather, Gerald (Jerry)
« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2009, 11:34:22 AM »
Glad to hear your father is doing better!  May the Lord grant him a complete and speedy recovery!
Lord, have mercy!
Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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