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Prayers for single Mother w/two teens

December 03, 2014

Thank-you for continued prayers. God has blessed me with a second job that is helping ends meet! Praise to the King of Kings! May God Bless you all 100 fold!


Job Search

October 27, 2014

I asked for prayer about a month or two ago on where i should go career wise. I want to share that just last week i accepted a position at premier freight management. I start this coming monday (November 3). Just want to say thank you for all the prayers, and that God always answers prayers no matter what!


Prayers answered

October 16, 2014

Well about a year ago I asked for prayers for my wife and I to get pregnant because we had fertility problems. Well about a month ago, we had found out that she is pregnant! As of today my wife is 12 weeks and one day. I just wanted to say thanks for all the prayers out there. God is good!


money

August 23, 2014

I am bless jobs are csllim me but I am complete broken n waitinv for my x to pay me 159.00 hooe tonite i feel so ashaned n stupid


money

August 22, 2014

I'm complete broke n no help from my x or Judy


Almost lost home

July 20, 2014

My friend and her husband nearly lost their home, I posted a prayer request for her and now they are still struggling but he has been offered quite a bit of over time and she has been able to go back to work part time! Thank you for lifting her family up in prayer


Husband of 8 years had an affair. They are done, want prayers to help restore our marriage. We have a 4 and 2 year old.

June 17, 2014

About a year ago my husband of 8 years had an ongoing affair with a 23 yr old. Mind you, we are 38 yrs. old. God answered my prayers to split them up finally after about a year of praying for it. They only went official (public) for 4months. They are finally apart. Now I pray God can heal us and our family before August which is when our divorce is final or at least help heal him so he can ask for forgiveness and apologize. I want our marriage to work, but I'm the one continually putting in the effort. I need some from him. Please pray for our family. Thank you!


Ralph Venema

April 28, 2014

Thank you to all of you, for your very precious prayers! I praise and thank our Lord each time I received an email that someone prayed. Ralph is now with Jesus as of Saturday.


Prayer Update

April 23, 2014

About 2 years ago, I asked for prayer for a dad from our Boy Scout Troop... He had been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. I was just informed that he passed away tonight @ 6:30. He was 48. I am requesting prayer for his family. He leaves behind his wife and 2 boys 16 & 18. I do not know about extended family. He is no longer in pain, and I am praying that he knew Jesus. Thank-you for your prayers.


Baby Carter

April 21, 2014

After a long and scary time my good friends baby is home from the hospital. He was able to spend Easter at home with his big brother and family. Thank you for all the prayers. God is so good!


I am going!!!

April 10, 2014

As of yesterday I paid the deposit for the school in Arizona! With my prayer and patience God has answered my prayers and I am going! Thanks to all who prayer for me!


Prayers have been answered!

March 23, 2014

A little while back, probably about a year and a half or so ago, I asked for the people on Prayer Works to pray that I find a part-time job. I finally found a part-time job that I really enjoy. I had an interview in November of 2012, and I did not get the position I interviewed for. However, they asked me to come on staff to fill a spot where they really needed someone with my expertise. So, I worked starting in January of 2013, and moved "up" and as a result took on more hours, but still considered part-time. Thank you to all the people who prayed for me. I still get notifications in my email that people are still praying, which is great to know. Thanks, and glory be to God!


Bone marrow transplant for 10 year old grandson

March 14, 2014

I am requesting on going prayer for my grandson who has ALD and is scheduled to have chemo the 14th of April and then a bone marrow transplant the 24th of April. Also that the disease stops progressing and he is healed and lives a long and happy life proclaiming the greatness of our God. Please also keep his mom, dad, brother and sister in prayer. as this is hard for the whole family. Their has been loses on both sides of the family over the last couple years. Thank You so very much for praying with me as we look to our God for healing.


Please continue pray

March 07, 2014

Please pray for me and my parents and my brother. we've been under spiritual attack and recently God tried to heal and restore us but I made big mistake and lost whole good spirit, blessings and crowns.. gifts....everything.went to some onelses and we got their evil spirits,,, like switched.. please please plase ask God for restorarion of all the process and give us back everyhing Eveything!.even everything I spit out realized spirit of healing restoration and blessings.....we are keep loosing good spirits.. even moment of praying moment of healing..this evil spirits are eagar to destroy and steel from us. please ask God to touch eachone of us with love mercy and grace. Please ask God to give us back fully and completely..even taken to someone else...Thank you.


answered prayer

February 20, 2014

Thank you for your prayers. My husband received a job last week and starts this week! We are truly blessed! =) I'm still looking for a teaching job, which is so hard to find in Michigan, but I know our GOD is bigger than anything and will direct me to the perfect place!


Please pray..

February 06, 2014

please ask God to give me and my parents and my brother back our good spirits, soul, blessings and crowns,,, and please ask God for mercy and restore what I made mistake during healing process,,,,our whole good spirit is taken to someone elses and we got their evil physical spirits..and keep lost good spirits even during praying and even healing moment.. I still have faith and trust God.


my dads heart surgery

January 14, 2014

Early last November i posted a pray request for my dad who had gotten a call for a kidney transplant. But he ended up having a heart attack before the transplant could take place. He had to have a double heart bypass instead. I am glade to say that he is recovering well from the bypass and even drove for the first time today. He had had a little problem with liquid building up around his lungs but there were able to drain that yesterday. Thank you for all the prays we have received. They really made our day know that out there someone was think of him and praying for him to get better. :)


Answered Prayer

January 11, 2014

This fall I posted a prayer request for a job (the daycare I was working at was closing). Before we even closed I had a job at an Apple Tree as a lead teacher. I found myself struggling with doing everything I needed to do as a lead. For a couple of days I got to float between areas and found I loved it. Recently the job for bus driver opened up at my facility opened up and I have now been giving that job. I get to drive the bus and fill in for co-workers while they go on break. This is perfect for me. Thanks to all the prayer warriors out there I am where I know God wants me.


prayer works update!

January 06, 2014

Late summer I had posted a prayer request for housing that was quiet and safe to better enable my child to heal from a traumatic brain injury. Praise the Lord we have our housing! Thank-you for praying! Keep praying though as the medical bills continue to pile up and my income is not enough to cover it all. Thank-you!


Sick Wife

December 27, 2013

I had asked for prayer for my wife who had been I'll for awhile. I wanted to say Praise God and thank you all as she is healed and getting better each day. From being in bed for six weeks to being out in another city visiting family as I write this. Thank you faith community as God is still in the answering prayer and miracle business .


God's abundant Grace to Clear my Exams & Be blessed with Good salaried Job

December 19, 2013

I seek God's grace and Wisdom to clear my COMPANY Secretary EXAMS in Dec'13. I desperately need financial break through, I want Job Blessings v.v.v.urgently, please kindly pray for my Exams & Job..


Friend that fell

December 05, 2013

My friend that fell, breaking her elbow and hip, spraining her wrist will be recuperating at home for 5 weeks. She is a Christian and I know there is a purpose in all of this for her.


Neighbor doing well

November 29, 2013

Our neighbor isdoing well since his surgery. Thanks so much for your prayers


my husband is blessed with JOB Promotion today

November 26, 2013

Praise the Lord!! Praise the Lord!! ... Glory to God.... Thank you Jesus, thank you to all my dear sisters & Brothers who sincerely prayed for me... Everything is POSSIBLE with Jesus,, nothing is impossible to him,, every issue is under his perfect control.. "My husband is blessed with most awaited JOB promotion & Honor@ his office.. thank you to all of you, who really prayed and made our father to open Doors of Blessings.. ( please kindly pray for my Exams to be cleared with Jesus Wisdom & My job blessings-- i desperately needs a good job , bright career and over flowing blessed financial prosperity...) Thank you


surgery done but.....

November 22, 2013

All went well in my cancer surgery (Thanks be to God) however the surgeon did not take enough tissue.. It is just one of those things that can't be seen. Now more decisions extra radiation or back to surgery.Also need to decide if the side effects of meds are worse that some of the results. It is so hard right now to make these decisions. Pray for all of the Doctors and my family making these decisions. God is good and in control!!.


some one created fake FB a/c of my profile & posting Dirty pics

November 18, 2013

Please kindly pray for me, some one created Face book a/c representing my profile with same name and posting all VULGAR abusing & DIRTY pictures & PORNS.. Jesus pls show your grace on me and talk to that person & Change his mind to stop DEFAME me in world.. pls jesus talk to him to stop this mental torture deeds, in jesus name I pray


Neighbor's surgery

November 13, 2013

Neighbor's wife texted to say that he made it through surgery fine. He is at home now, and is in quite a bit of pain, but home!


financial break through & God's grace of Wisdom to clear my Exams

November 12, 2013

1.Kindly pray for my Husband's JOB promotion & good salary Hike& Honor at his office 2. I desperately need financial break through, I want Job Blessings( I am unemployed) , & God's Abundant grace and Wisdom to clear my COMPANY Secretary EXAMS in Dec'13.


Praising God that my husband got the job.

November 04, 2013

About 2 months ago, I posted a request for prayer for my husband Mike regarding a job interview. Praise God-Mike got the job. I later posted another prayer request because he was having difficulty concentrating during his training. Mike's job is now going well and I have no doubt that it's from all the prayers that he has received. Thank you for your prayers!


Exam

October 29, 2013

Missed passing by 10 pts. I have 90 days, Lord willing, to retake the exam. Pray for good priorities so that I can have a balanced life.


My Husband Salvation & Deliver him from Worldly LUST

October 25, 2013

Kindly PRAY ..... for my Husband's Salvation and to Deliver him from the worldly Temptations , Harmful People , wrong relations & LUST of Women . Jesus please Repair my Marriage with your abundant Grace & Love


Prayer for my two sisters

October 16, 2013

I had asked for prayer for my two sisters one who was going through Chemo for cancer and one who had some major surgeries. I want to THANK YOU to all who lifted them in prayer. The one who had the surgeries has healed well and is doing very good. The one who was on Chemo has passed and is now at home with Jesus and no longer in pain. Thank You so very much for taking the time to lift them in prayer and GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS!! PRAISING "HIM", HE IS SO VERY WORTHY OF OUR PRAISE!!


My nephew has become strong!!

October 01, 2013

On the 27th of Sep. I had asked for prayer over my very young nephew who was born premature with undeveloped lungs and had contracted meningitis...well he was just taken off the oxygen mask because his lungs are now strong enough for him to breath alone And the meningitis is slowly but surely leaving his body. He will be ready to come home in no time. Thank you all who helped with prayer, may God bless you and yours.


Entire Family

September 25, 2013

I had asked on Monday for prayer for my entire family. My sister is doing better but will still need some dental work this week. My Uncle's surgery went well but they are having a hard time regulating his blood pressure, as of last night he was eating and was showing improvement. My cousin is really sick, they found that she has heart damage and will need to have surgery sooner than later, please keep her in your prayers, her name is Katie. She has young children at home and will be in the hospital for weeks. Thanks and I will try and post regular updates.


Loss of a hero

September 20, 2013

I had asked about a month ago for prayers for my family and grandma who had gone into the hospital, she passed away Sept 15 she had been around for 87 amazing years. I did get the chance to say my last goodbye thankfully. She was a very inspiring woman, truly my hero. She decided to donate her body to education, which was hard to take in but a courageous decision on her part, and instead of a funeral asked for people to donate to Women in Transition. She is truly an inspiration. So everyone can see how beautiful she was, is and always will be, here is her obituary : http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/769353/Kragt-Alice.php I love you Grandma Alice, you will always be in my heart.


Prayer answered

September 09, 2013

I asked prayers for my son who is attending grad school and needed a job. Thanks for all your prayers! He texted me on Saturday to let me know he got a job! I am so thankful to all of you who prayed for my son. It is a blessing to know there are people out there who care enough to pray for someone they don't know. May God bless you all! Thanks so much!


A funny thing happened while praying for someone else.

September 04, 2013

I posted a prayer here tonight and then started reading and offering up little prayes here and there. Then I read one that touched me. I strated to relly pray for this person and I found myself crying and praying for this person and myself. I have just been in the dumps lately and I began praying that his person wouldn't let situations keep them from seeing God's blessings, that sure hit a cord. I prayed that this person not let all of their joy hang on finances, another cord. Tonight I will be continuing to pray for the dear person that posted the prayer and this dear person that needs the reminders of what blessings really are. Thank you all of you prayer warriors out there and thank you JQ for creating a space of us. God Bless.


Peace for the new journey

August 09, 2013

I posted earlier this week about it being my time to resign from my company. I have since done so, and it went smoothly, however, now my former employer is trying to withhold my last paycheck (definitely not chump change) and is falsely accusing me of keeping company owned property. I fear that I may have to take him to court to get my last paycheck, and I really do not want it to come to that. Please pray that this situation may be sorted out peacefully and logically and that everyone may proceed on their way without further conflict or slander.


Prayers answered

August 07, 2013

Praise the Lord....my husband found a job. He really does enjoy it. He did need to take quite a significant pay cut but we trust God with our financial situation. Thank you for all the prayers!!


Financial Blessings & God's grace to Buy a Residential Flat for my Family

July 12, 2013

Please Jesus, Give me your Grace & Bless me with Good Job with sound salary, give me Wisdom, good heart & financial break through & Jesus, please Help me to BUY a Residential Flat for me & My FAmily,,, I beg u Heavenly Father in the Name of Jesus christ & Holy spirit God


Job Blessings & clearing my Exams

July 12, 2013

Jesus & Holy spirit God Guidance & Direction for my Career 1. SHALL I START MY OWN BUSINESS 2. SEARCH new JOB 3. Wait for previous Job where I was insulted & ill treated unfairly.. Jesus,,please... I want Financial Breakthrough & your abundant Blessings


protect my Husband from Bad attractions

July 12, 2013

Jesus, please please please...Deliver my Husband K.Chandra Sekhara Rao from LUST of other Women & wrong relations......... Jesus pls kindly Reconcile my Marriage with your Love & Peace, I want my Husband, I cannot Live without him.......Pls bless my Husband & repair my Marriage ....I Beg in the Jesus Name.... Dear Brothers & sisters, kindly Pray Jesus for my Reconcilation of my Marriage with the Grace of Heavenly Father,,, Jesus Christ !!


New Grandbabe born this morning!

July 12, 2013

Our Grandson arrived early this morning... Mommy and Baby are doing fine. Thanks to all who prayed!


car accident

July 09, 2013

Thank you for those of you who have faithfully prayed for the last two years. The car accident happened in April of 2011, and as I said, I had to use my mother-in-law's car to get around and it was hard to get along with her. Since then, my husband repaired the car, and our marriage has been restored. We will celebrate 11 years of marriage this week. You don't have to pray about this request anymore, obviously! :) God is good, all the time! And I thank each and every one of you prayer warriors.


Deliver my Husband from LUST of other Women & wrong relations..

July 08, 2013

Deliver my Husband from LUST of other Women & wrong relations..


Update on Prayer for my two sisters

June 30, 2013

Thanks for the prayers for my two sisters. The one who had surgerys is healing and doing much better. The other went on to have more Chemo but we were told that they are not working and Hospice has been called in. We are still asking for a Miracle....but if that is not going to come that she doesn't suffer in pain. Hospice has been helping with that and she is in good spirits. Thanks so much for the prayer....and praise God if she goes home with HIM...that we do not grieve as ones who have no hope. THANK YOU JESUS!! Thanks again for prayers and please continue them for my sister Mary.


restore my Marriage & deliver my husband from wrong relations with women

June 26, 2013

Please kindly pray to SAVE my marriage......., please PRAY FOR RESTORATION of MY Marriage ...... SAFE GUARD my Husband --- K. Chandra Sekhara Rao in Jesus Hands & deliver him from Lust of Flesh & Wrong relations with other women


financial breakthrough

June 26, 2013

PLEASE PRAY for my Financial Break through, My Job Blessings & Husband's Job promotion Jesus kind blessings to clear my Company secretary Exams


Update on Prayer Request

June 25, 2013

You have been praying with me for my son to get a full time job and also praying for him as he went through numerous interviews over the last month or two. I'm happy to tell you that just yesterday (June 24) he was offered a full time position in the department that he has been working in for the last 9 months! It's not really where he wants to spend the rest of his career, but will be very good for him to gain experience for the next few years. Just a recap: Last year while on a mission trip he filled out his application to this department. When he got home he was hired part time. Just last week (while on a mission trip) he was asked if he would consider working full time. When he got back home he was offered the full time position! God truly works in mysterious ways! My son feels this is where he is suppose to work for now. And I'm sure he will do his best in any circumstance. This is for a law enforcement position, in a high crime, low income city. Pray for continued safety and that God's word may be spread in that area. God might just make that a growing city in the years to come! Thank you!


Jesus, pls stop the Mouths, which are spreading Bad Romors about my Character

June 18, 2013

My OWN sibling Brother is SPREADING BAD Rumors about my character & spoiling my Marriage, CAREER & among all my Friend circle & Relavtives.. JESUS... pls Kindly STOP him & take the issue under UR CONTROL immediately . . By the BLOOD of JESUS I pray for all the evil and for satan to stop tormenting HIS mind!!!!!! God pls take away Bad thoughts from HIM right NOW!!! I& STOP this Romors,,,in Jesus Name I Pray, amen


seeking God's guidance- whether to WAIT for OLD job to be honored or search NEW job

June 12, 2013

I want my Lost job back, I want to be blessed as per zephenia 3:19(where I was put to shame, I should be lifted up & honour before all, where I was humiliated.. My Higher authorities should find Favour in me, and god should open Doors of blessings for me, where no one can Shut the Doors Like joseph from Prision to King's Ministry, God should bless me, and honor me, before all, where I was insulted...please pray for me..


SLOW RECOVERY....

June 09, 2013

Updated Prayer Intention? Slow Recovery from the Death of Our Only Son & Other Ongoing Sorrows.. June 9, 2013 Dear Community of Prayer, Thank you for praying with us daily in our long dark night of the soul! Please if Possible? Can you continue to pray with us daily for recovery?Recovery is very slow! We continue to hold on in faith and hope despite the pain,financial hardships and other ongoing sorrows! At the same time trying to recover from the loss of our only son! Can you continue to include my wife and I in your daily prayers for God's Healing,Protecting Peace & Hope in our Broken Hearts and Lives made harder by Severe Financial Misery?Pray for Financial Relief!! We only have until September?? Please keep us in your daily prayers for the long term? 2013,2014..? Or as long as possible? Feel free to pass or e-mail our Urgent Prayer Request on to other Communities(Women&Men) of Prayer that you know of in the World? Thank you, Bill&Carol usa PS. We will keep you in our daily prayers as we cry out to God Day & Night fo His Mercy & Peace!


Write well & Clear my Exams in Jesus Name & Grace

June 05, 2013

I seek God's abundant Blessing in writing well & clearing my COMPANY SECRETARY exams in June 2nd to 7th June' 2013 with very good Marks with Grace of Jesus. I want God' s Wisdom, Sharpness, intelligence, memory power, grasping power, presentation & writing skills.. interest, sincerity in studies


Healed! Update on hip bursitus/sciatica

May 31, 2013

Thank you all for praying for me! I am walking without a crutch or a cane. I graduated from physical therapy last week! I'm able to walk normally without pain. I have not been on medications for it. Thank you again to everyone who prayed for me. Mainly I thank God for hearing the prayers and healing me! :D


God's Grace to pass my Exams & secure good salary Job

May 30, 2013

1.Please kindly pray for my COMPANY SECRETARY exams in June 2013. Pray for God's abundant Blessing in writing & Passing my Exams with very good Marks with Grace of Jesus. I want God' s Wisdom, Sharpness, intelligence, memory power, grasping power, presentation & writing skills.. 2. I want Financial blessings & want to be placed in Blessed Job with Good salary Package and good Designation in a Good company. (right now I am unemployed) Please kindly pray for me


Please pray for my husband

May 22, 2013

Thank you to the many who have prayed for my husband & I as he was unemployed. He has since found a job that he really enjoys..Praise God!!! He did have to take a huge paycut, so we are trusting God with our financial situation.


Prayers for my Grandma

April 23, 2013

So, a couple days ago I requested that people pray for my grandma, who was put into hospice. She passed away on Sunday. But I know she spent her last days of this life bathed in prayer and surrounded by love. Thank you to everyone who has been praying.


Please ask God to heal colin, and end deceit

April 22, 2013

Please help me pray for a situation which continues to make me angry, break my heart, and has my stress level up much higher than what it should be. Someone who I care about (his name is Colin) may be very ill. I don't know all of the details, but for extremely self-centered reasons, the feelings of others are being discarded. This man has people around him who are helping him lie on a continual basis about what has happened, and elaborate measures have been taken to keep this deceit ongoing. There are a lot of other people who care about him who because of what these people are doing, a lot of people (many of them very young) who care about this man stand to have their hearts shattered because of lies, lies, lies...and the people who are doing the lying don't really seem to care about anybody but themselves. This has me so angry! I Please, I beg those who are reading this to please ask God to make the lying will stop! Please pray the lying will stop now! Please also ask Him to open the hearts of the people around this man, and he himself toward these people who care about him, that they will understand the severity of what they are doing, and why it is wrong. Please also pray for the healing of my friend. Please ask God to bring complete healing, and to be glorified for what He does in this man's life. Please ask God to give him a long life with a family, and a future. Thank you, so much!


Job Situation/From about 6 months ago

April 12, 2013

Guidance on where I am supposed to be and where I am supposed to go. Everything is going very well. I am at peace and very happy right now. . My job is going very well. God is good!!


illness

March 23, 2013

Thank-you for your prayers! I have been ill most of the week but am feeling better after IV antibiotics and oral ones as well. Many Blessings to you!


Prayer comes in time of need.

March 20, 2013

Hi, I'm Anthony and I have been asking for prayer through this website for a number of years. It never fails, just when I need someone to pray4 me, that's what they do from all around. I'm so thankful. Blessings, Anthony


re: "Need job or may have to sell car" / PRAISE!

March 11, 2013

God is so good and prayer so powerful! On September 26, 2011, I posted that I had been out of work long enough that I would have to sell my car to pay my rent. I wanted to have full-time with benefits, because I am a single woman approaching 60 years old. First update: I found a buyer for my car and the proceeds allowed me to pay rent so I didn't have to move. For a time, I had to rely on public transportation but someone from my Church heard of my situation and sold me a reliable older car for much less than it was worth and is allowing me to make payments. Because I had transportation, I found a full-time job with a small local company. There are no benefits and have been told it's not possible but I have been more healthy than in the past 5 years and my Doctor helped me sign up with Rx programs. I am so very grateful for a job and that I enjoy the work. I'm not behind on rent and am slowly catching up on the other bills. I can't thank you enough for all the prayers.


praying for hospice job to work

February 25, 2013

I had started a hospice job less than three months ago. I asked for prayers to help this job work out. I was let go from this job approximately two weeks ago. I really thought it was the job for me. I am praying now for direction. Thanks for your prayers, but I guess it wasn't the job God wanted me to be doing.


Job interview

February 23, 2013

Thank you for your prayers! My son in law got the job!


Prayer Answered - New Housing Update

January 03, 2013

Originally Posted: As of yesterday, I am no longer the owner of my home. A long hard decision to allow the bank to foreclose ended when they told me that I have 30 days to vacate. I have a lead on a nice place to rent that is big enough for me and my small foster children as well as my adult child who still lives at home. I would appreciate prayer for understanding from the prospective landlord to take a risk on me. My new landlord seems so great, I am the first tenant in this home and so far he has painted, replaced the kitchen/dining floor and plans to refinished the hardwood, replace windows and install a brand new dishwasher. I am very thankful for all of your prayers - God is so good.


Prayers Answered

December 27, 2012

Derrick returned home in October. We are happily married. He gave his life to Christ, walking in the Word, reading his Bible, and praying. God does answer prayers. Thank you for all your prayers. We are truly blessed.


New Housing

December 21, 2012

Prayer Answered!! I found a nice house today with 4 bedrooms, the right price and everyone will fit. My new landlord said "welcome home!" signing papers tomorrow. Thank you to everyone who prayed for me and my little family. We greatly appreciate it.


Daughters health and school

December 19, 2012

Thank you for all the prayers for my daughter she is back in school but she is still struggling with advanced endometriosis and missing several days of school she is trying to finish her last year in high school she needs a good doctor that can help her get relief from her pain and from feeling like she can't go on any more please pray for Nina to be healed and for My husband he has turned away from the lord he has addiction problems.we really need him to be the head of our home to be the man god intended him to be.


My husband had a serious back injury and couldn't get time off of work to fix it.

December 19, 2012

Thank you for all of your prayers. My husband's back has healed completely. He never even visited a dr. We understand that he needs to make some lifestyle changes to maintain a healthy back, but he is willing to do those things. God is the greatest healer! Thank you for your prayers.


Job Received!!

December 11, 2012

Originally posted: .and I pray for God's guidance in the next chapter of my life. I am going to be 52 two weeks after my job ends, my husband is retired and financially, we can not afford me to be unemployed. I would like to take a couple of months away from working as I am receiving a small severance package. But again, I pray for God's guidance. I also would like prayer for the others in our office as the main branch has decided to close our office in Grand Rapids and we are all out of jobs." During the last week of work, my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is having surgery on April 25. I feel that my losing the job is God's perfect timing as I can be with my husband during his time of recovery. We've been blessed with a WONDERFUL "road trip" to see our daughter and her husband in Arizona. I continue to ask for prayer for a couple of things....my husband's complete and speedy recovery. That God directs me in the right direction for a job search... I am going on Month #5 of my new and wonderful job, my husband's cancer is gone!!!! We got to see our kids twice this year... first in April and then in October during the celebration of life of my father. He passed with a long health issues. He is now praising our Heavenly Father in His presence!!! God is SOOOO Good!!!! Thank you for all of the prayers!!! :-)


Salvation

November 28, 2012

I had requested prayer for a loved one's salvation about a year and a half ago and last March, he gave his life to Christ. I still get notifications that people are praying which reminded me that I should share the answered prayer. Thank you faithful prayer warriors!


answered prayer

November 12, 2012

On October 27th my church had a mental health seminar. Although the number of attendees was small, the seminar was really good. Although we did not have the best equipment to tape the seminar, it was taped and the tapes have been transferred to a MP4 format. One of the tapes was defective however and that portion of the seminar will have to be taped separately at a different location. These tapes will be used by those with anxiety disorders and those who are in remote locations and even in different countries. Praise the Lord we had a successful seminar. Success in ministry is not always measured by numbers but by being faithful to the call. God gives the increase and changes lives on his schedule. Our mental support group continues to grow slow but steady. And lives are being touched.


PoWeR Group

October 07, 2012

I asked for prayer about the PoWeR Group's coming to Rush Creek Bible Church. We had about 18 people attend and 4 of those have never attended our mental health support group before. We plan on having them come once a year. We heard wonderful stories from two great ladies in recovery and what God has taught them and brought them through already. There sharing their stories was inspirational and God honoring. I recommend them to every church who wishes to start to fight stigma against those who have mental illnesses. We all felt blessed and encouraged tonight.


breast cancer surgery

October 06, 2012

We asked for prayer for our daughter as she had surgery for breast cancer. The surgery went very well and she was home in 2 days.She is doing great. Thank you everyone for your prayers! Good is awesome!!


Seed Planted

October 01, 2012

Ten years ago I was a young teenager and had been struggling. I had a passion for music andwant to share with you an experience that strengthened that passion. My mom had tickets for a Skillet concert at a church down the road. I brought my best friend Steve there and we loved it. They were so humble that John Cooper (The singer) shared Christ with me. I left that concert wanting to be a rockstar. Had no idea I would surrendor my life over to Jesus and want to worship God with my music! Please pray for that friend I brought (Steve). he has had bad experiences within the church and is lost.


Stayed Home

September 24, 2012

A year ago, I asked for prayer for my son, who was just deployed for Afghanistan, and married the day BEFORE he went active. The time got even more stressful for a little while, as he ripped something in his abdomen while moving boxes, and required surgery, all before he left the state. He was then put on rear detachment, which means he didn't go to Afganistan. We've never been so thankful for a hernia, and he and his new bride were able to enjoy the year together rather than separated. Thank you for your prayers - we saw God answer in ways I never would have hoped for!


prayer for job and husband's recovery

September 18, 2012

I requested prayer in March for a job and my husband's speedy recovery. I have a job...a GOOD job and my husband is recovering nicely. Praise be to God!!!!


Praise Report

September 15, 2012

Awhile back I posted a prayer request for my precious sister. She had recently found out she was pregnant with a long awaited child. There were some complications and we weren't sure the pregnancy would last. I am ecstatic to report, God is good. My sister gave birth to a beautiful baby girl thursday. For all that prayed for her, thank you. The power of prayer is truly a miracle.


Piper Laurens facebook page

July 23, 2012

I don't think the link I posted works. Piper can be found at Prayers For Piper.......search through facebook :)


update on Piper Lauren

July 23, 2012

a few months ago, I posted a prayer request for a friend of mine whose baby was very ill. Little Piper has been through a lot, she finally got a liver transplant. She has had many ups and downs and many, many trips to the hospital. As of last week, from the pictures I have seen of her, she is doing fabulous. She is home with her family and she even won a "summer baby" photo contest. If you would like to see pictures of Piper and to follow her progress, you can find her at https://www.facebook.com/Prayers4Piper thank you all so much for the prayers.


Mission Trip to the Nations Capital

July 23, 2012

Just rturned from Washington D.C. I wold say it was the best trip ever workng with kids, soup kitchens, homeless, and elderly. I grw so muc closerto my friends and I loved evry moment of it. There were the downfalls but I overcamethem. Thank you all for the prayers. I can't believe howmuch got out of this trip!


surgery

July 15, 2012

I would love to thank you for everyone who prayed for my daughter-in-laws' grandfather. He had triple by-pass surgery Friday and went real well. Friday night was pretty scary though. They started to ween him off the ventilator and his blood pressure started to go hay wire and his temp plummeted. So they decided to keep him on the ventilator over night. Now he's starting to walk around and is getting stronger every day. GOD IS AWESOME. So he still has a long way to recover. So please continue to pray for him. Again thank you so much for the prayers.


daughter, deliverance, healing, thanks

July 13, 2012

THANK YOU all who have prayed for my daughter and her many diseases- In June I took my daughter to a prayer/deliverance pastor who prayed for her healing, and so many symptoms were healed: visual problems connected to migraines - they are gone (black spots, weird lights, wavy lines in vision). THE MIGRAINES THEMSELVES are gone (they used to happen a few times a week!) A limp that she had because of crooked hips and a shorter leg, disappeared. Much chronic pain left - the whole right side of her body was ALWAYS in pain, but not now! Her digestion is the best it has been in years, and also, no more seizures! My daughter has been bed ridden on and off for almost 11 years. ... she seems to be experiencing increasing well being and healing each day...thank you all who prayed. We are amazed -- and praising the Lord. Please praise the Lord with us...if anyone would pray for her spiritual growth, I will thank you in Heaven...please pray that she becomes a student of the Word with a heart for worship...


Prayers for our house to sell

June 21, 2012

Thanks to all who prayed. Yesterday, people at work started bringing me boxes. You need these because you are moving, right? Three different people offered me boxes. Today, I am packing. The offer came in last night. We countered, they accepted and we sold the house today! So far it looks like this one is going to stick! Praise Jehovah our God! We have to find somewhere to move now, but I believe God has everything worked out. Please pray that the offer will close and we will use wisdom in our purchase. God's provision not only brought us a buyer but I have lots of boxes which came with very little effort on my part! Now, we have to find the right kid(s) to share our home with. God is so faithful. Thanks again!


Answered Prayer for Salvation

June 14, 2012

Thank you for all the prayers for the salvation of Jon. He did give his life over to Christ a few months ago and the changes have been remarkable. I really appreciate all the notifications that people were praying. It was encouraging to know there were several people joining me in prayer for a lost soul. Praise God!!


Surgery

June 06, 2012

May surgery on 6/1/12 went well. Other than a 1 hour delay, evething went smoothly. The lump and surrounding tissue that they removed was sent to pathology. That report came back good! No cancer, no other areas of concern. Praise God for He is good!! I am doing well, no real bad pain and feeling good. Thank you all who prayed for me.


Prayer answered

June 04, 2012

First thank you to all who prayed, My daughter has relocated to Florida where she has found a job waitressing and is making ends meet. Still no insurance but Christ is with her and she know its. There is no greater gift for me than to know that she is learning to trust Him and is well on her journey with Christ. I will see her in heaven and that is a greater peace than I have ever felt before.


Ride for Jeff 1500 mile motorcycle trip in 24 hours, for the cause

June 03, 2012

Larry has accomplished his mission. 1535.6 miles in 23:19 hours He experienced all the elements along the way, but arrived safely and on goal. Thank you for all your prayers and support.


Ride for Jeff 1500 mile motorcycle trip in 24 hours, for the cause

May 30, 2012

Jeff's Story After a bout of pneumonia in Aug. 2009 and then a second round in Feb. of 2010, when he did no properly recover we bagan looking for answers. Jeff was quickly diagnosed with a cancer called Multiple Myeloma. This is a cancer of the blood cells and can affect the bones and organs as well. This cancer can never be cured, but can allow patients to live comfortably in remission for years. Remission is defined as having levels to low to measure but it is always there. We will always have to be "managing" this disease. We just ask for your support and prayers as we continue along this journey. He is stubborn, and just wants to get better and return to some level of normalcy. He would love to just get back to working in the yard and back at work as well, and we hope to see him well enough to enjoy these habits soon! Larry has decided to do an Iron Butt Association benefit for his Brother in Laws medical expenses. He will be riding 1500 miles in less than 24 hours. Donations can be made through the links provided on the blog or the Event Page on Facebook. Please pray for a safe journey. http://www.facebook.com/events/241901969258892/acebook (Ride for Jeff) http://www.rideforjeff.blogspot.com/


6 weeks at job/ manager not happy

May 26, 2012

Just an update. I have a new job that I am at. I am a barista again. God knew where I was supposed to be. He has blessed me. Thanks for all the prayers the past 6 months.


Thank your for prayers - Update on further medical test

May 25, 2012

I am glad to say that the further testing showed no cancer, Praise God. Just a problem with the first mammogram. Thanks for your prayers on my behalf. God bless you all.


daughter in pain, far from home

May 25, 2012

thank you all who prayed...she got home safely, did not have to be hospitalized while far from home. She still has a lot of pain from her disease though...I would love it if anyone would still pray for her pain.


Update on coworker's friend's daughter

May 18, 2012

A current update: This young girl is facing surgery to remove part of a vital organ. Pray for wisdom and discernment for her parents and medical staff. She is baffling doctors... pray also for salvation for the entire family, as well as friends and loved ones.


Missions trip

May 17, 2012

Thank you to everyone who gas prayed for our Ukraine trip. We found out yesterday that we have received ALL of the support needed! Praise God!


Update on work situation

May 17, 2012

Things are still unstable... pray that God's will be done.


Update on young friend's grandfather

May 17, 2012

Grandfather has passed. Please pray for his family.


Lost Job and Husband's Cancer

May 16, 2012

Update on my husband.... the lab reports show that he is cancer free!! Praise God!! Now its just the recovery and healing of the incision and things getting back in control as he had a Foley Cath for almost 2 weeks. Apparently this takes time. I am still looking for a job. But I am waiting for God's timing on that front. Meanwhile, I am enjoying this beautiful weather and doing the yard work that my husband can not. Thank you for your continued prayers.


car accident, needing repairs, posted in April 2011

May 05, 2012

I want to thank everyone who prayed for my request. My husband was able to fix our car and get it running by September of 2011. The accident happened in April of 2011. Today, our marriage is doing just fine. It will be 10 years in July. My mother-in-law has cooperated a lot better. I have still used her car occasionally to get around. I am still hard on myself, and still do not like to talk about the accident, but, like I said, things are MUCH BETTER today because of everyone's prayers! Thank you so very much.


adoption update

May 04, 2012

My last post was several months ago, but it was so nice to see that there were prayers being said for my situation today. I can joyfully report that I brought home my 6 yr old son and 7 yr old daughter from the Congo about a month ago and the trip and the time at home since has gone so smoothly. I felt so protected and safe while in the Congo, and it is not considered a safe place. The children have adjusted so well and are so sweet and fun. I think if God is laying it on your heart to pray for me it is because I started the adoption of a little boy with some orthopedic special needs even before the adoption of these two children and I am still waiting to bring him home. Some of my paperwork is expiring, so I am renewing it and hope that i can finally bring him home in the next few months. His is a complicated situation, but I really feel that his home is here with us. Please pray that this journey will finally end with him in a home where he is loved as he should be as a precious child of God, who is the father to the fatherless.


my papa

April 29, 2012

well the surgery went fine... that was all good but when he went into intense phisical therepy somthing happened and he is in pain again. please pray, sincerly worried granddaughter


Latest update on young friend's grandfather

March 25, 2012

Received this yesterday - He smiled!


Vehicle

March 22, 2012

We were with out a vehicle for a while and our landlord heard we didn't have a vehicle and he owns a car lot and found us a truck that fits our family and is letting us pay him back monthly. God is so Good!


Update on Young Mom with cancer

March 17, 2012

For several weeks I've asked for everyone to pray for my friend, Sarah, who was battling cancer. This past week Sarah finished her race and ran into the arms of her Lord and Savior. She heard those words that we all long to hear. Thank you to everyone that has lifted her and her family up in prayer as she was finishing her race here on Earth. Your prayers were heard and were definitely felt. Please continue to lift the family up in prayer as this weekend and Monday they prepare to say "see you later" to their daughter, sister, mom and wife. If you can, keep her daughters, ages 3 and 5, in your prayers as they adjust to life without mommy. Thank you mighty prayer warriors! What a blessing to have the body of Christ to lean on in times of strife!


Prayers Needed....

March 15, 2012

Yesterday evening we were informed that our van needed shock towers and was unrepairable because of the rust on one of the towers.......We were also told not to drive the vehicle on the highway. Unfortunately this is almost impossible as I drive 30 miles one way to work on the highway and my husband drives our daughter about 15 miles one way to school using the highway. He has been out of work for almost 9 months and we are on a very limited income with under $1000 at most for new car (which would still strain our budget) and need a 2nd car to get back and forth as our schedules conflict....... Then today after trying to look for a reliable but not pretty car we come home to find out our Gas was shut off..........I have been trying patiently to hold it together and believe we were on an upward swing but this is the straw that really has put me at my last wits end......... please pray that all will work out and God will provide what is needed.


child custody: prayers answered

February 29, 2012

God is good! Thanks to everyone who has prayed! Lynn will retain custody of his two girls at present, and false allegations against him were dismissed. Truth prevailed!!! Lynn, his girls and their mother still need prayer to help them survive the impact of divorce.


Success

February 26, 2012

Thank you all for your prayers. A few months ago I applied to work at a Christian summer camp for the position of Camp Counselor. I have been through every program there as a camper and have fallen in love with this place and their mission. It was through this camp I found God in new and exciting ways! I wanted so much to give back now to this place and to campers. Last summer, I applied and was rejected. After months of wandering and bitterness I saw why I was rejected through a series of events. It was best I wasn't there. This summer, before applying I prayed for God's peace that this was what he wanted. I was granted IMMENSE peace. As the emails were going out I began getting anxious. I got my email and I got my summer job at this camp. Praise God! Dream come true. Now I pray that he prepares my heart for this summer and all that it will bring! God is Great.


Daughter has terrible headaches

January 19, 2012

Thank you for the prayers. My daughter was able to get in this past Tuesday to the neurologist (original appt was Feb) . He does not feel that it is migaines, something with the muscels or nerves in her neck. She will need physical therapy and is taking different medication. Prayers that this will help and get her back on the right track so she can be the wife & mom that she wants to be. Thank you again.


Custody Battle

January 04, 2012

Thank you all for your prayers. My cousin is going through a custody battle and although the trials are not complete, God has blessed my cousin with financial stability to pay for a lawyer! It is a miracle, thank you Lord! Thank you all and please keep praying that God's Will will be done in this custody battle.


Update on Pastor in Hospital

December 28, 2011

Our Pastor went home from the hospital on the Friday before Christmas, which was perfect timing because he got to attend the Christmas party that was planned with his grandkids. God is so good!!


SON & DAUGHTER-IN-LAWS MARRIAGE PROBLEMS

December 15, 2011

i AM SO PROUD TO SERVE A MIGHTY GOD! WITH ALL MY FELLOW BROTHERS & SISTERS IN CHRIST MY SON & HIS WIFE HAVE DECIDED TO MAKE THEIR MARRIAGE WORK! THEY ARE TAKING IT ONE DAY @ A TIME (LIKE GOD ASKS US TO) I GIVE HIM ALL THE GLORY AND HONOR!! SATAN IS A LIAR & HE JUST COMES TO STEAL & DESTROY, BUT GOD HAS VICTORY OVER THIS MARRIAGE! THANK YOU ALL & BLESS EACH & EVERYONE WHO TAKES THE TIME TO PRAY FOR OUR FELLOW CHRISTIANS....LET CONTINUE TO ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER....BLESSINGS.


2yr old boy with rare cancer

December 09, 2011

People are still praying for my son who is 2 and undergoing chemo treatments with a very rare form of childhood cancer. Thank you all for praying from my son and other children. Our son with cancer (after undergoing surgery) went to be with the Lord and will have his best Christmas ever at the feet of Jesus.


Update on job situation

November 26, 2011

My job is going very well. Your prayers have definitely been felt. I thank you so much for all of them. Keep them coming. Starting a new job is always hard, but when you have God on your side and everyone praying for you, it always helps.


Uncles bypass surgery

November 26, 2011

Surgery went great! 5 bypasses. now he is resting and recovering, Thank you for the prayers! they have been answered and appreciated!


update on friend with traumatic injuries

November 25, 2011

He is doing great. Thank you for all the prayers. He is being moved to Mary Freebed hospital as soon as a bed becomes available. He is following commands and is hungry; wants the feeding tube out :) he got to see his twins for the first time since the accident. He was so happy. God is so powerful.


Request from "daughter" in Japan

November 13, 2011

Do you remember my friend who had car accident on the day of the earthquake and had been in coma for a long long time? Her name is Kaori. I finally talked with Kaori over the phone. Her mother does not like her daughter became Christian. And she does not want any Christian friend to meet Kaori. I want see her so badly but I have to wait till her mother will let me do so. Will you please pray that Kaori's mother will know Jesus herself and let Kaori meet me?


College student with broken heart

November 07, 2011

Your prayers have made a huge impact on my daughter's life-thank you :-) This past week she has been able to focus on her University program studies and not so much on the 2 yr. break-up. She is trusting God and His plan for her life and becoming stronger every day and your prayers have been a comfort and encouraged her.


Prayers were answered for our sons travels

October 25, 2011

I asked for prayers, for our son, who was flying and traveling alone for the first time to the east coast to visit friends. I am happy to say that God answered all of our prayers and revealed himself to us in a very gentle, yet powerful way. Before our son went through the security check, we all held hands and prayed. I asked God to Please gently surround our son with His presence, to be with all the passengers and to guide the pilots safely to Maryland. After our son got in line, a few other people got in line behind him and to our disbelief, the people behind our son was a Nun and a Priest. I never expected God to do this for us in such a way, but I know in my heart that he wanted us to know, with no doubts, that he would be with our son and would bring him safely home. Thank you all, for the prayers and please never ever doubt if God is with you........HE is


Prayer for my Daughter

October 20, 2011

Thank you all for praying for my daughter as she took her road test Wednesday...She was able to pass it and will now be able to get her license on Monday. With the rain and wind on Wednesday, it had slowed to only a sprinkle during her test and the wind wasn't bad. Thank you all soooo much for your prayers!


re: "Need job or may have to sell car"

October 07, 2011

Thank you all for your prayers. On September 26, 2011, I posted that I had been out of work long enough that if I didn't have a job by 10/10, I would have to sell my car to pay my rent. Which would leave me trying to figure out how to get to work if I did get a job. I need full-time with benefits, because I am a single woman approaching 60 years old, and it's so very hard to imagine someone wanting to hire me at my age. Update: I was able to find a buyer for my car. The proceeds will let me stay here for another couple of months, but now my job prospects are limited, since I will have to depend on public transportation. There are other things that I need prayer for, but will only ask that you keep lifting me up to Him. Again, thank you for your prayers; they are so very powerful and much appreciated.


Parents need prayer

September 29, 2011

My father-in-law went in for a last chance surgery yesterday. Thank you to all that have been praying for him the past week. I know that God has a plan in this. He was unable to do the surgery. Some of the prep to the surgery was enough to start a minor heart attack. Thankfully because he was already in the hospital, they were able to treat him immediately and he can through it ok. Unfortunately, they determined that his heart was too weak to do the surgery that was planned. The doctors are out of options, and they have only given him until the end of the year. They live over a 1000 miles away, so my husband and I were unable to be there through all this, and I can tell that my husband is very upset by the outcome. Please pray for my husband and his parents. Thank you for all your prayers!!


Prayers for my son and his wife.

September 26, 2011

I am so encouraged every time I open my email to see that someone has prayed for N & S. It is awesome to know that people are taking them to the Throne of the Most High and asking for restoration in the name of Jesus Thanks to all of you. Please keep praying for them.


Home bought

September 08, 2011

Thank you everyone for praying for our family. We purchased the house that was out of the school district we wanted but felt that this was the house God provided for us. We will put in for school of choice in the spring and pray that God will provide a place for him. We are so excited to move into our house next month. Thanks again for the prayers.


Solution to the job problem...

August 31, 2011

Over the past few weeks I had been stressing out about finding a job. I am about to be a senior in college and along with my class schedule and the internship that I am doing, I had to quit my part time job because it wasn't working. My goal was to find a job that allowed me to not work on Sundays, as I am not comfortable doing so. Only being able to work nights and weekends made it very hard to find a job that didn't require working Sundays. I submitted a prayer request on prayerworks and continued to wait as I didn't get any calls back. Then I was searching for jobs online and I found a job opening doing something I have always wanted to do, and not only that but push me further toward my career goal after graduating. I applied and hoped for the best. Within a few days I was offered the job!!! I am SO excited and I start next week. It makes me smile that God threw me for a loop in pointing me toward an entire different direction then I was expecting but now I will be working somewhere I actually think I might really love! Thanks for all the prayers!!!


Adopted Children brought home!

August 24, 2011

Through the mighty hand of God we brought home three boys that literally landed in our lap. We had been in the process to adopt from a West Africa nation, but felt God saying we needed to press the "pause" button. We did that and three weeks later had an opportunity to adopt three boys from Arizona. The problem was that they needed to be placed in a home immediately and we didn't have all of our paperwork in order to make things happen that fast. Furthermore, barriers kept getting put in front of us time and time again. We left everything to the Lord. He will open and shut doors where and when needed. Long story short, we were the chosen family on June 15, and the boys got to their forever home on July 4. Only God can make things happen that fast for a domestic adoption! Also, many of your prayers on JQ99 were a huge blessing and help! I can't believe how many people prayed for us and our situation! Thank you! Thank God!


2 year old with rare liver cancer healed

August 24, 2011

The 2 year old with the rare childhood liver cancer is healed as he was taken to glory on Aug 16th. We will greatly miss him but know that he is safe, happy and healthy and that we will one day see him again if we believe in Jesus. Thank you all for your many thoughts and prayers.


Starting a new job!!!!!!!

August 16, 2011

MY brother who is 53 was laid off for 1 year is starting a new job 8-12-11. Thank you for the prayers God is good all the time!!!!


Employment request - PRAISE!

July 28, 2011

I unexpectedly lost my job but God had already put me in position for a 2nd interview with another organization. I had asked for prayer that the interview would have a good outcome, resulting in a job offer. Praise God!! I was just hired! Full-time employment, including benefits and with a generous wage. Our God is mighty ... and your prayers are powerful. Thank you so much for interceding on my behalf. Thank you JQ99 for providing this forum, because PRAYER (truly) WORKS!


Thank you for praying!

July 06, 2011

I want to thank those who prayed for me and are still praying. I was the one with the car accident in April, and the car situation being so messy. Me and my mother-in-law are getting along much better. (I have had to use her car to get around.) I feel a lot better about myself and my self esteem has gone considerably up! My husband got one of our non-working cars working again! And we received a financial gift to go toward our car repairs. The car that I was in the accident in needs to be put back together, but should be driveable by the end of the summer. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PRAYING FOR ME!


prayers for 2 yr old girl

June 25, 2011

To get updates on the little girl you are praying for, please go to this link and track her progress. Continued prayers please. http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/kenleymartin1/guestbook


Brother in law with Cancer

June 03, 2011

Please pray for my brother in law who has a rare form of cancer in his jaw and spots on lungs, He is doing chemo right now the spots aren't growing but still the same size.He and my sister have had it very hard lost a daughter to Cystic Fibrois and this is the second time with cancer for him.


Son out of hospital and doing good:)

June 01, 2011

Just wanted to update, my son is out of the hospital, it was inflamation of the lining of his heart. He is on anti-inflamatories and doing well. Even back to work:) Thank you all for praying for him & our family & Thank God;)


Son in Hospital

May 24, 2011

My son was in the hospital sunday night w/ chest pains, and I put a prayer request in. He was released late last night;) The lining of his heart is inflamed and he is still in some pain and discomfort, but is doing much better:) Thank you all who prayed for him & our family;) & Thank God;)


my friend with brain cancer and family with no insurance

May 16, 2011

My story is about my friend whose brother Roger has brain cancer. He first was found with tumors in 2001 and they were removed. He had not been able to work after that. In 2011 he was taken off disability because the doctor felt that Roger could go back to work(even though he was still having seizures). In April 2011 he was diagnosed with another tumor but they would not operate due to him having no insurance. Finally with enough calls and persistence the doctor and the hospital completed the surgery only to find he has astrocytoma (which means the tumor has spread like tentacles in the brain), He now has to receive chemotherapy 5 days a week and radiation 7 days a week. He has two young children. The hopital fees are over $30,000 , and he will need surgery again. I am trying to help his family out we are holding a fundraiser at Westwood Community Church in Grand Rapids on June 11 at 5pm. The christian band East of Ransom, as well as some others will be there. $5 at the door and $3 a plate for dinner. We will also be raffling off prizes donated by local businesses, we also have a website set up for donations to his account it is www.rogerkolkman.com I invite everyone who can to come to the benefit, or please just write down a prayer at the website . thanks and God Bless.


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