Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. James 5:16 Remember Peter Helms? Here is the latest update, posted by Hope: His secretions have been really thick lately and he has been unable to rest well for a long time. Poor guy has had very very painful coughing fits that make his whole body reflex and the area around his trach bleed. Please continue to pray for Peter and his family! Let love be genuine. Abhor what is … Continue reading Peter Helms – pray without ceasing
(original blog post at Semi Colon) Thursday, September 23, 2010 Nausea Sorry for no update in a while! I’ve been sleeping pretty much all the time, hence, no blogging! I have turned off my phone ringer, too, so if you’ve called me and I have yet to return your call/text… I’m very sorry. I’m working on it! 😉 Since I’ve been home, I’ve been super nauseated. So nauseated that I’m hardly eating or drinking. I’ve lost 7 pounds since Saturday. I saw GI Dr on Wednesday, hoping for some answers about the nausea. I was super nauseated like this for … Continue reading Semi Colon – please pray!
Please PRAY for Peter Helms! The following story and update are from the Facebook group: 07/29/10 As many of you know, today at approximately 9 am Peter Helms was in a serious car accident on 1187. So far all we know is that he was t-boned by a dodge pickup at around 60-70 mph. Currently he is in ICU at a hospital downtown and is suffering from severe head trauma after being taken there by helicopter. The surgeons were able to drill a hole in his skull this afternoon to release some of the pressure from the bleeding on his … Continue reading Peter Helms – urgent prayer
original post @ Joni and Friends Joni Eareckson Tada Cancer Surgery Successful Physician Hopeful for Positive Prognosis AGOURA HILLS, Calif., June 29, 2010 – Following last week’s diagnosis of breast cancer, internationally-beloved disability advocate, artist and quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada, has come through surgery successfully and is hopeful of a positive prognosis, according to Doug Mazza, Joni and Friends International Disability Center president and COO. “Joni’s surgery was completed successfully yesterday evening, and she is resting comfortably, preparing to begin the rest of her course of treatment in the next few days,” Mazza said. “She is appreciative of all the … Continue reading keep praying! an update on Joni
original post @ Challies.com Here is a prayer for the sick or for the spiritually-distressed. It is drawn from the Canadian and American Reformed Church website. This is a prayer that comes from the perspective of the one so-afflicted and I don’t think it is necessarily meant as a pastoral prayer. It is worth changing the first person plural (we) to the first person singular (I) since in that way it seems to be a little bit more pointed, a little more personal. What I particularly like about it is that it allows the possibility (though it does not demand … Continue reading A Prayer for the Afflicted (@ Challies)