Friday, March 20, 2009

How Can We Pray For You?

Please leave your prayer requests here. Don't forget to come back and give us updates too. It is our privelege to pray for you and your loved ones.

If you know someone in the military, please leave their name, rank, and where they are stationed along with any other request you may have. If you desire us to email them or mail them, please leave that information here too. I will have a place on my blog just for the military prayer.

Prayer Requests Updated 4/3/09
Becoming Me - Asks for prayer for Ryan who has been diagnosed with a form of Hodgskins Lymphomia. He and his wife, Elanea are newlyweds in Western PA, he is a Youth Pastor as well too.
~ Sage's family. Little Sage passed away suddenly, only 8 months old. Pray for this family.
~ Stellan. I know many of you are praying for Stellan but I wanted to share his story for those of you who don't know. There is a group set up on Facebook too if you haven't joined that yet.
BP - ~ a family friend Lesly. This young mother found an enlarged lymph node under her arm. She is going to have tests this week. Pray for her peace because she has had problems previously.
Edie - Is being dragged into the middle of a very bad situation of a personal nature. It's a strong spiritual battle that has been going on for years. There is no answer except for God's intervention.
Leslie = Health needs.... degenerative disc disease and a permanently crushed vertebral artery in her neck
Victoria = Has Lyme Disease... has infection and heart problems, and is missing her senior prom this weekend because of being in the hosptial with pneumonia. Husband Brian passed away. Continue to pray for Angie and her two precious boys. Visit her blog as journals her life without her best friend and lover.....

Amy B - Son Philip having surgery 3/24/09

Jill's daughter Erica - Uncontrollable jerking

Lorie - Health and God's strength and peace.

Laurie Ann - Uncle Jimmy's health

His grace is sufficient. a young friend in Kentucky is 20 yrs old 25 weeks pregnant and leaking fluid. She on complete bed rest. She lost a baby last year. Please pray for her and her baby.

Sunny At Damsel - Her health

Luvs4sons at Do You Weary – Lord is taking her on a spiritual journal.

Dee Dee – Mother has breast cancer and just had surgery and will have chemo soon. Son Jon getting ready to go back over to Afghanistan for his second tour. Please keep Jon and the family in your prayers.

Donetta continue to heal from P.T.S.D.

Riggs family for precious Abby’s critical health issues

Kiki prayer for her daughter Rachel's health Pray for complete healing.....

For my stepfather, Chris who has kidney failure and is going through dialysis.

My 14 year old grandson Travis – Has scoliosis - and Connective Tissue Disease.

My husband Jim has begun a six month’s sabbatical. Pray for renewal, revival, and refreshment.
Our church to utilize this time to do the same, and to grow in their knowledge of how to minister to their pastor and family.

A woman who is having marital problems.A woman whose husband has been into pornography for 25 years.

A woman asks for prayer: She has much of the same illnesses as I do. She is Christian. She is suffering a great deal and desperately needs prayer. She is so tired of the struggle in her life she says she sometimes feels like she should give up and die. Please pray as she has turned to me for help but I have not heard from her in a while. She lives in another country.

Bethany - Her husband's Mammaw passed away this past week.

Stephanie at Truthsharer - please pray for this sweet sister and her physical healing

Joy at Ponderings - please pray for her precious Dad's healing and for strength for the family.

Denise - Her health and financial and job situations with hubby.1)Please continue to pray for my sister Vicky, her health is not good at all. Also, this week, she asked me to please pray that her joy in the Lord would be restored, and that she would be able to find a new church. 2) Please pray for my sweet friend Angela, she is dealing with so much right now with her son Randan. Please pray for Randan, that his heart would be softened, and he will cry out to God. 3) Please pray that God would use me in any ministry that he chooses at my church

Darlene mom's health. Financial needs. Her daughter is still running from God and our family

Jennifer - Please pray for Roger (hubby) who is taking a huge exam on March 24th for his CHMM...Certified Hazardous Material Manager. This is an extremely difficult test to take.Please pray specifically that he will retain and be able to recall all that he has been studying over the past several months. This is very, very important and can be very overwhelming.

Jensmere : prayer for her family. It has been a difficult week with her Dad. Also her Uncle passed away this week too. As a result, her is flaring with multiple areas of tendonitis, headaches and my bp is high.

Leslie - I am in pain. You know I control my pain with diet and it works fabulously...but this entire week it has not! It is on the right side of my neck and head where I crushed that vertebral artery in September in my traumtic bike accident with a tree...I have degenerative disc disease so it could be a slipped disc in that area. I am having VERY painful spasms that come and go and some come and stay. But the idea of that blood clot being there...makes it all tenouous. May not be related to the clot.. I do not know. But been on flexeril and vicodan all week...I have good hours on the vicodan...makes me think it is my disc...anyway...just wanted prayer for relief...and wisdom for doctor if I have to go next week.

Sara – asks for wisdom and comfort as they try to explain to her aunt about whether or not she wants to have a feeding tube put in or not… which means going to hospice. This is very difficult for the family at this time.

Heather - her father in-law lost his job today. Pray for their finances... he is 60 years old... his wife is disabled.

Michele - my husband's grown nephew, Jeff, has been out of work for three years. He is looking for a job, but also has severe Crohn's disease and other health issues.

Michele - a friend of mine, Sharon, has a blocked bile duct and causing problems with pancreatist... they need to unclog the duct... they have tried three times already but has not worked yet. Pray that the next surgery will take care of the problem.

Jason & Melinda loss of baby a few weeks ago.

Financial hardships helping with conflicts between couples.

Need Jobs - John, Dave, & Jim

Friend of ours - for their adult children to follow the Lord.

Other Prodigal sons and daughters - there are many teens, young adult and adult children estranged from their families. Pray for their safety and for them to come to the end of their running and find JESUS. There are also sons and daughters that are in touch with their families but are not living in Christ. Pray for them to run into the loving arms of JESUS. Pray also for the family members who are hurting and desperately waiting for their children to return to them and to GOD.

Pray that our government and nation will bow down in repentance before the Lord and begin to live in a manner that is pleasing to Him.

Let us pray for all Caregivers. Pray for their strength and for all resources needed as they care for their loved ones

Praying for all people affected by this economy. Men and women are losing their jobs, homes and savings. Let's press in prayer for the provisions needed and that they would trust in the Lord.

Let us stand in prayer for all UNSAVED husbands, wives, children, siblings, parents, grandparents and extended family members. Let us pray for their hearts to be soften to Christ

Let us pray for all who are in need of healing: emotional, spiritual, physical and mental. May God's will be done in each situation!

Let us also pray for each other as brothers and sisters in Christ. May our walk and talk be in line with the Word of God. May we live with compassion and care toward others. May we stand unwavering on the Word of God and may our lives bring great honor and glory to our Lord Jesus Christ.

Let us pray to END the tragedy of abortion. Pray that hearts will be changed and lives will be saved.

Healing and restoration of Marriages.

My neice and her family are missionaries in Kenya. Pray for their ministry, family needs (three young girls and one on the way), health, and safety. Travis, Laura, Sara Beth, Summer, Savanah Sawyer.

My son-in-law, Karl: Still not doing any better. The doctor believes he may have Valley Fever. They did more blood work and xrays. He is still not able to go back to work.

My daughter, Heather: Will be having surgery this coming Thursday, April 16th @ 7:30am to repair a large hole in her eardrum. She has been quite sick. Pray for her nerves... she is stressed over having surgery. Pray for the doctor as well. And for her to not have much pain, and complete healing and peace.

Brother-in-law, Michael: bleeding ulcer and diverticulitis.

Niece, Laura: Missionary in Kenya. About 25 weeks pregnant, doctor saw some fluid on the babies brain. Will have another ultra sound in May.

Brother-in-law Hillary: Had stints put in two blocked arteries and will have one put in another next week. He is still very week and not feeling well. Has lung problems as well.

Cousin, Becky: Hip replacement surgery this week.

Jim and I are still planning on going to Pennsylvania via our 25 year old motor home in June to visit mother, step father, and other family members. Pray for finances, travel mercies, and health.

Michele - two very special unspoken prayer requests

Praise Report

My hubby: Second round of antibiotics took care of his pneumonia. Praise the Lord!
Due to the state budget cuts, each school district has had to let go of teachers... Jim was giving a contract for next year... Praise the Lord! Bad new.... 4% pay cut! Good news... he has a job!

Michele (myself) - Been able to walk a half a mile a day! A few months ago I couldn't even go 50 feet! Weight: Down 52 pounds! Continue to pray for my health issues and weight loss (still have 178 more pounds to go!)



PFC. Aaron Kamiaz 82nd airborne, Ft. Bragg, N,C. 28307

PFC Michael Fleming, Waynesville, MO 65583

PFC. Andy Hart

Jon (DeeDee's son)

Lieutenant Colonel Ed Swanson - Iraq

Keith Thompson - Going on his 10th tour to Iraq

Capt Ty Walsh, F-15E pilot, now stationed at Mt. Home, ID, just returned from Afghanistan in January.

Drew Walsh is in the Army, stationed at Ft. Carson, CO, had spent over a year in IRAQ

1 comment:

Denise said...

I will be praying my friend.