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Prayers for my Dad

Friday, August 17, 2012

Dad fell the night before I was to leave for Germany. In fact, I had already checked in online.

It turns out he had a "brain bleed" and he is now recovering in the hospital. He is able to speak but confused and his words are garbled. He is aware enough of what's going on to be very frustrated with the situation. We are praying for good progress this first week, as that is supposed to indicate what his long-term expectations can be.

I'm so grateful that I was still here and am able to be here for him now. And for Jesus our Peace and everpresent help in times of trouble. And for your prayers!

(Edited: to clarify that I cancelled my flight and am still in Florida!)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
EBLOOMING 8/25/2012 4:03AM

    Keeping you in my prayers. emoticon God is able to do heal your dad. I believe that. emoticon

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RURAL3 8/21/2012 11:52PM

    God's timing is perfect

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PAMNANGEL 8/21/2012 12:12PM


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PRNCSCUP1-2FULL 8/21/2012 11:31AM

    God always puts us exactly wehre we need to be! Keep us posted. I believe your dad will make a full recovery! Remember to take care of yourself!

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MOMFAN 8/20/2012 3:06PM

    Hugs and prayer.

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JERSEYGIRL24 8/19/2012 1:14PM

    As someone who has had many parental elder care issues, I totally empathize with you!! Thank goodness you were still stateside. All the best!! Keep us posted. emoticon

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TANYA602 8/18/2012 5:21PM

    Sending prayers and hugs your way. Please take care of yourself, as well.

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HAKAPES 8/18/2012 2:44PM

    Tonights prayers go for your Dad!

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JOANNKW 8/18/2012 2:10PM

    Zella, I will keep you all in my prayers. i am so sorry to hear this.

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CHOCOHOLIC2276 8/18/2012 8:53AM

    Sending prayers to your father and your family. What a great blessing you were still there.

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BASEBALLMOM410 8/18/2012 8:49AM

    So glad you were still there for him. I will keep you both in my prayers. (((HUGS)))

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WALKINGBYFAITH2 8/18/2012 2:46AM

    I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. What a blessing that you were able to stay and had not already departed for Germany. Remember to take care of yourself while you are heling him through this trying and emotional time for him. emoticon

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EJOY-EVELYN 8/17/2012 10:25PM

    May his healing this week amaze even his doctors! Prayers and hugs to you, dear neighbor!

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AEO_SUNSHINE 8/17/2012 10:06PM

    My hopes for a good outcome are with you at this time.

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TAINYC 8/17/2012 9:05PM

    I'll definitely pray for you and your family.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 8/17/2012 8:55PM

    I'm glad you were still in FL too and able to be there for your dad. My mom always says "growing old isn't for sissies". What you dad is going through proves her point. Those years beyond 80 can be really tough.

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CAYCESMOM 8/17/2012 8:23PM


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NEWNAC304 8/17/2012 8:21PM

    I am so sorry to hear this. If it had to happen, I'm glad you were still there and able to stay. You and your dad are in my thoughts.

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RUNNERRACHEL 8/17/2012 8:02PM

    emoticon prayers for you and your dad!

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IDLETYME 8/17/2012 8:01PM

    Loving thoughts and prayers are coming to your Dad and to your family!
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JUDYAMK 8/17/2012 7:55PM

    I will be praying for your Dad

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VISUALLYRICS 8/17/2012 7:50PM

    emoticon on the way to you & your dad, Michelle. I hope you have a smooth travel experience to Germany and strength for the coming week.

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