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Prayers for Halina
« on: December 30, 2013, 02:15:49 PM »
I beg prayers for my mother's health.

I have just taken her to the Emergency Rm.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 02:17:12 PM »
Lord Have Mercy! 

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 02:33:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 02:52:54 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2013, 03:05:04 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2013, 03:10:55 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2013, 04:29:49 PM »
may God grant her peace and health.

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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2013, 07:09:37 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2013, 07:21:32 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2013, 07:34:36 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2013, 07:53:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Liza's mother, Halina. Grant her a rapid recovery.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2013, 08:24:11 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Any updates, Liza?
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2013, 09:48:28 PM »

Thank you everyone for your prayers!

We still do not have a room.

She's lying on a cot in the ER hallway.

However, thanks be to God she seems improved over this morning.

Please keep those prayers coming!!!

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2013, 10:09:42 PM »

Thank you everyone for your prayers!

We still do not have a room.

She's lying on a cot in the ER hallway.

However, thanks be to God she seems improved over this morning.

Please keep those prayers coming!!!



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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2013, 10:13:39 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2013, 12:28:22 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Liza's mother. Continue her healing and comfort her.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2013, 12:24:09 PM »
Mother of Light,intercede with your beloved Son and hasten to the aid of Halina and Liza.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2014, 05:36:16 PM »

Glory be to God!

Thank You....thank YOU....THANK YOU GOD and everyone for your prayers!

She's being discharged and we're finally heading home!!!  Disaster averted.

I can hear my bed calling my name!  Oh, how I missed my bed!  :D

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2014, 05:45:03 PM »

Glory be to God!

Thank You....thank YOU....THANK YOU GOD and everyone for your prayers!

She's being discharged and we're finally heading home!!!  Disaster averted.

I can hear my bed calling my name!  Oh, how I missed my bed!  :D



Praise the Lord!

Get some well deserved sleep.
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« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2014, 05:46:46 PM »
So glad to hear this.  Glory to God.
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« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2014, 06:01:03 PM »
Absolutely wonderful, glory to the merciful God!!!
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« Reply #23 on: January 01, 2014, 06:02:36 PM »
Glory to God.

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2014, 09:54:22 PM »

I had her dressed and sitting in the wheelchair ready to go, when the doctor refused to release her because some enzyme was elevated.

My mom cried. She doesn't cry easily.

I had to get her back in the gown for another night.

Please pray that it's nothing serious, and that I can bring her home with me tomorrow.

Lord please show mercy to my mother, strengthen her resolve and forgive her tears.

Grant her a complete and speedy recover, please.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2014, 09:58:37 PM »
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« Reply #26 on: January 02, 2014, 12:22:17 AM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #27 on: January 02, 2014, 01:35:23 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #28 on: January 02, 2014, 01:54:41 PM »
Unworthy am I to ask Lord, but for your blessed children and servants Liza and her mother, please comfort, heal and have mercy upon them. Through the prayers of thy most pure Mother and all the Saints.

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #29 on: January 05, 2014, 10:39:54 PM »
Lord, have mercy upon Thy handmaid Halina and grant her a speedy recovery.  Most Holy Theotokos, look upon your daughter and pray for her recovery and for peace and comfort upon Liza.
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #30 on: January 05, 2014, 11:45:13 PM »

Please keep praying.

This morning she was up, nibbled on toast and even ate a piece of prosphora my sister brought from church.

Now she is in ICU on a ventilator.

:(

May God, in His kindness and mercy, heal my mother, Halina, and grant her a speedy and complete recovery.

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« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2014, 12:13:34 AM »
Lord have mercy on Halina

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« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2014, 12:18:32 AM »
Liz, my heart is heavy and my prayers cry out to heaven. I am worried and praying.
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« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2014, 12:42:03 AM »

Please keep praying.

This morning she was up, nibbled on toast and even ate a piece of prosphora my sister brought from church.

Now she is in ICU on a ventilator.

:(

May God, in His kindness and mercy, heal my mother, Halina, and grant her a speedy and complete recovery.

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« Reply #34 on: January 06, 2014, 01:15:36 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #35 on: January 06, 2014, 02:11:05 AM »
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« Reply #36 on: January 06, 2014, 08:04:57 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Halina.

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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #38 on: January 06, 2014, 10:38:44 AM »
Things are looking worse.

I could really use a Christmas miracle.

I'm so lost. My best friend, my anchor, my right hand...is probably going to leave me soon.
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« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2014, 10:48:38 AM »
Praying for your mother's recovery and for you during this difficult and painful time when you both should be getting ready to celebrate the Lord's Nativity. 
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« Reply #40 on: January 06, 2014, 11:08:03 AM »
I'm praying, I'm worried for your mom.

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« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2014, 11:50:49 AM »
Still praying, Liza. 
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« Reply #42 on: January 06, 2014, 11:56:21 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your handmaiden Liza and her mother. Bring healing and comfort by your hand.
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« Reply #43 on: January 06, 2014, 12:26:53 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Halina
« Reply #44 on: January 06, 2014, 02:30:51 PM »
may God give you all peace and comfort in this difficult time.
i will pray for you tonight at church.