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NEWS, SOME YOU KNOW AND SOME YOU DON'T!

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

I DO NOT WANT THIS ON FACE BOOK FOR PERSONAL REASONS.

MAY 2013 NEWS LETTER. IRENE DAVIS MISSIONS, 1500 EVERGREEN AVE NO. 34 MISSION, TX. 78572
It has been a long time since I wrote a news letter and you will understand when I get through with this.
November the 29th my brother in California passed away. I was able to talk to him on the phone every night or so for a month or so. Then he was on hospice and could no longer talk as he had no breath. I will not go into detail as it was a very trying time for me. Now I have one brother left of us siblings.
Several close friends have passed away during these months including the two oldest Peel boys. When I came to work in Mexico I worked with the Peels. They had nine children. I could not go to the funerals as I was having trouble with my knees.
Then on the 8th of February I was scheduled for a total knee replacement but right before that my water heater gave out and leaked ruining my carpet. I got a new carpet out of it. They had to put my stuff in storage and some friends came over and helped me to downsize. Their church wanted a library and I gave them a library for sure. I also gave a lot of things to the people who helped me.
God has given me some really good friends who help me just because. They want to do something for the Lord and for me.
On March the 8th I had one knee replaced. I was in the hospital 3 days and then in rehab for one month. I have been home since the 11th of April and have Physical Therapy here. Sometimes I still have pain in my knee especially at night when I am in the same position for hours. So many people, much younger than I, have worse things going on in their life so I should not complain. God has taken care of me all of these years and He won’t stop now.
On the 24th of April I went to pick up a prescription. When I got to the intersection I had the arrow to turn south to go down to my home when a truck came through fast, run the red light and totaled my car. She lied so it was her word against mine. God will take care of me. They told me today how much money they were giving me and of course it is more than a trade in would be. God will supply the rest of my need. A friend is going to help me choose the car (a man) and of course they pay more attention to men. I want something like a mini-van that I can just slide into because I plan to have my other knee done later and a low car is difficult to get in and out of.
My pastors from Reynosa have called me each week to see how I am. They are so excited and I am also as souls are being saved and God is moving in wondrous ways. They are having revivals in the large lot we bought and regular services inside of the church.
Also 4 other former students have contacted me. They are all in the work of the Lord which makes me very happy.
God bless all and thank you for your prayers and support
Irene


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  • v LKWQUILTER
    Irene, God has certainly blessed you. Will continue praying for healing and continued blessings. ((HUGS))
    1173 days ago
  • v MMAZZIE
    emoticon you are very blessed to have so many people to love and support you through your difficult times emoticon emoticon
    1174 days ago
  • v CAROLYNVIL
    Irene ,I am so glad you were not hurt in the car accident.I am sorry for the trails you have been going through,but God is with you and watching over you.I am praying things will get better for you.


    carolyn
    1174 days ago
  • v NANA-JEAN
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    I am very thankful that you are OK and that God is meeting your needs!

    God Bless you!
    Jean
    1174 days ago
  • v JANETELIZABETH1
    Oh Irene, that is a lot to go through and I know the Lord was right there with you.
    Praying you get just the right vehicle for your needs...
    1174 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/8/2013 1:50:29 PM
  • v 123ELAINE456
    God will always be there to help You get through things. We have an Awesome God. He will take Care of You. I'm sorry to hear that You have been through an awfully lot the past few months. May the coming months be much better for You. Hope that You find a Good Van or Car that meets your needs. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Delightful Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1174 days ago
  • v SEDONACAT
    I am so sorry that you have had more than your share of pain and heartache over the past several months. I pray that you will continue to have that amazing attitude and strength.
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    1174 days ago
  • v SADIEDOLORES
    IRENE, YOU ARE ONE STRONG LADY, WITH ALL YOU HAVE GONE THROUGH WITH ALL THE TRIALS YOU GOT STRONGER IN THE LORD, YOU HAVE HAD TO LEAN ON HIM AND HE HAS NOT FAILED YOU, HE HAS SENT YOU HELP IN EVERY SITUATION I HOPE I HAVE BEEN THERE FOR YOU SPIRITUALLY I KNOW YOU HAVE BEEN THERE FOR ME.
    SADIE
    1174 days ago
  • v ANJAYS-JOURNEY
    Praise God, it is hard when we are going through trails, sometimes we don't understand them but God is always beside us, looking after us, thankyou for the update, you are a true inspiration to me
    hugs
    1174 days ago
  • v PURPLELVR7
    It is so hard when we go though the trails, but is is also so awesome to see how God can turn all of the trails into good.
    God Bless you and thanks for sharing
    1174 days ago
  • v HEALTHYSLIM2
    Oh boy Irene - I had no idea about your car accident (but I think it's because you didn't share about it until now!) Sad that the woman chose to lie, but good for you that you knew how to handle that - God takes care of us, and it is nice to be able to let it go - it's His place to judge and we know He will in His wisdom and time! It sounds like basically you were none the worse for the accident, but not really 100% sure. I hope so!!
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    I also hope that she learned an important lesson on the inside, and I know you must have set her a Godly example! Perhaps somehow God will bring her to repentance. Anyway, she should have:
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    I am surprised that you want a mini van - I find them hard to get into sometimes. But it is great that you have a friend (man) to help you with that. yes, car-buying is not best done by a woman alone!!
    My faith is always built when I read your posts. Thank you for being such an encouragement to me and a reminder of what is important. You inspire so many and they naturally want to bless you - I hope that I will feel that same sense of people around me in my later years.
    Take care and keep us updated on how things are going with your knee rehab.
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    1174 days ago
  • v FLEMIDG
    I am so sorry to hear about your car accident. I am glad you were not injured. God truly is working in your life. I know He will continue to bless you and take care of you.
    1174 days ago
  • v L*I*T*A*
    great you were not injured...........
    take care and all the best....
    blessings and hugs...........lita

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    1175 days ago
  • v RUNNERRACHEL
    emoticon emoticon Glad to hear how God is taking care of you in the midst of all that has happened. Glad you are getting a new car and that you are alright. Take it slow. You will have everything you need. emoticon
    1175 days ago
  • v DIDMIS
    I did not mention the accident as I was waiting until I knew just what they were going to do.
    Thank you all for your prayers and your kindness.
    Irene
    1175 days ago
  • v NELLIEC
    Now I know you must be taller than I am because I have to climb into vans -- including minis.
    1175 days ago
  • v SOPHIEDO13
    Irene I wasn't aware of the car accident!! I hope you weren't hurt. I think a Mini Van would be nice, I put in a prayer you find a good one. Hugs. Lesley
    1175 days ago
  • v SUNSHINEGB
    I, too, am thankful that you were not hurt in the car wreck and yes, God is watching over you and keeping you safe!
    I think I knew most of this news but not all. Thank you for keeping us updated, dear friend.
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    1175 days ago
  • v MADEIT3
    You have had a difficult time and I'm sorry for all your troubles! I have added you to my prayers and ask that your faith be rewarded and your difficult times be put to good use. Take care.
    1175 days ago
  • v DADDYS_GIRL6
    So sorry about the car accident! Like the ones my DSs were in about 3 yrs ago. So frustrating. Thankfully you weren't hurt or not terribly bad. Neither were the boys.
    Praise God for His provision and protection!!
    1175 days ago
  • v MOM2GEO_JR
    Irene, so sorry to hear about the wreck. either I missed it here, or you didn't mention it. I am so thankful that you won't hurt (at least you didn't say you were). God is good.

    Take care of Irene, and pray the next few months will be better for you.

    Marsha

    1175 days ago
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