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For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« on: September 19, 2011, 10:30:20 PM »
Please pray for our brother Alveus Lacuna and his wife who is in labor at this very moment. May God grant them a safe delivery!


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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 10:32:12 PM »
Please pray for our brother Alveus Lacuna and his wife who is in labor at this very moment. May God grant them a safe delivery!


"Lord have mercy."



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Lord have mercy. Alveus is fantastic. Much love to him and his wife and newest.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2011, 10:33:00 PM »
Please pray for our brother Alveus Lacuna and his wife who is in labor at this very moment. May God grant them a safe delivery!


"Lord have mercy."



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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2011, 10:33:00 PM »
Lord have mercy on our brother and sister.  Be merciful on them and on their child.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2011, 10:38:09 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2011, 10:40:33 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  Big fan.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2011, 10:47:32 PM »
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2011, 10:59:13 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2011, 11:12:57 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2011, 11:15:45 PM »
Thank you for posting this Gebre.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2011, 11:16:35 PM »
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2011, 11:21:33 PM »
Lord have mercy!
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2011, 11:55:52 PM »
Lord, help them!!!!!

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2011, 12:18:07 AM »
May the Lord have mercy!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2011, 12:34:12 AM »
Please pray for our brother Alveus Lacuna and his wife who is in labor at this very moment. May God grant them a safe delivery!


"Lord have mercy."



Selam

Lord have mercy. Alveus is fantastic. Much love to him and his wife and newest.

Ditto this. Lord, have mercy!
The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2011, 02:38:15 AM »
Lord have mercy!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2011, 02:43:07 AM »
Congrats to our dear brother!!!

Amelia Grace last name removed - MK was born at 12:01 AM, 6 lbs 15 ounces, 19.5 inches!

GLORY TO GOD!

MANY YEARS!!!


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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2011, 02:50:57 AM »
What a beautiful name.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2011, 02:57:07 AM »
What a beautiful name.
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Agreed

Many years!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2011, 03:14:19 AM »
Beautiful name indeed! Glory be to God!

Many years! ;D
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Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2011, 03:40:30 AM »
Many years!!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2011, 05:17:31 AM »
Congratulations Alveus!

Many years!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2011, 05:23:23 AM »
pix or it didn't happen

JK pics would be great.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2011, 05:35:24 AM »
pix or it didn't happen

JK pics would be great.

If he didn't live so far away, I'd smoke a cigar with him.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2011, 05:37:41 AM »
pix or it didn't happen

JK pics would be great.

If he didn't live so far away, I'd smoke a cigar with him.


I'm sure he wouldn't mind if you smoked one anyway!  ;)


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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2011, 05:40:37 AM »
pix or it didn't happen

JK pics would be great.


He sent a picture to my cell phone. Little Amelia Grace is absolutely beautiful! I'm sure he'll post some pics here in due time. I know Alveus appreciates all the prayers.



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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2011, 06:59:23 AM »
Excellent news!

Congratulations, and many, happy, healthy and blessed years to the entire family!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2011, 12:58:09 PM »
Many years!

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2011, 01:06:22 PM »
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2011, 01:07:15 PM »
Spoon pics will be required to verify the identity of he and his wife. But until then, congrats! And may God have mercy on your soul...  ;)
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2011, 01:22:41 PM »
Congratulations! Many years! Welcome, Amelia Grace!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #31 on: September 20, 2011, 01:52:02 PM »
Thanks for all of your prayers guys! Just came home to let the dog out and saw the thread!

The wife was amazing and did it totally naturally this time around, no drugs or cesarian section. We had to have an emergency cesarian section with our first child after over 30 hours of labor, so this was a real blessing to avoid all of that. But I have to say I've never seen a person in that much pain.

Anyway, Amelia is beautiful and thanks to all of you for the prayers because we certainly needed them in there!

P.S. If you want to see pics eventually then send me a friend request on Facebook as I try to maintain some privacy online with personal and family life stuff.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #32 on: September 20, 2011, 01:52:46 PM »
Beautiful name, congrats Alveus!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #33 on: September 20, 2011, 01:53:58 PM »
Thanks for all of your prayers guys! Just came home to let the dog out and saw the thread!

The wife was amazing and did it totally naturally this time around, no drugs or cesarian section. The had to have an emergency cesarian section with our first child after over 30 hours of labor, so this was a real blessing to avoid all of that. But I have to say I've never seen a person in that much pain.

Anyway, Amelia is beautiful and thanks to all of you for the prayers because we certainly needed them in there!

P.S. If you want to see pics eventually then send me a friend request on Facebook as I try to maintain some privacy online with personal and family life stuff.

Well done! Glory to God, and many years to Amelia Grace.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2011, 04:49:49 PM »
Many years to the newborn Amelia Grace!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2011, 05:23:46 PM »
Congratulations!

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #36 on: September 20, 2011, 05:25:08 PM »
Congratulations and many years to all of you.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #37 on: September 20, 2011, 05:31:00 PM »
Many years! I love her name, too.
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #38 on: September 20, 2011, 05:36:49 PM »
Congratulations! Many Years!

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #39 on: September 20, 2011, 05:47:43 PM »
God grant you all many years!

I really like the name.
The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #40 on: September 20, 2011, 07:24:14 PM »
Mabrook!

Congratulations!
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #41 on: September 21, 2011, 02:31:33 AM »
Congratulations to our brother and his wife. May God grant many years to Amelia Grace and may she know the children of her children's children.
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Re: For Our Brother Alveus Lacuna
« Reply #42 on: September 21, 2011, 02:56:22 AM »
Congradulations!
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