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Prayer Request for Flyer (Update: Sadly, Flyer has passed away)
8/13/06 | TheMom

Posted on 08/13/2006 9:05:49 PM PDT by TheMom

In early May of this year, our dear friend Flyer was diagnosed with a brain tumor and lung cancer. The doc’s told him the tumor was not curable, but treatable. His understanding of the lung cancer was that it was minor (if there is such a thing).

Several weeks ago Flyer finished radiation. Tuesday was his first chemo treatment. Friday he was feeling bad, but did not want to go to the hospital. His brother finally called an ambulance Saturday morning to take him to the ER.

A few minutes ago Eaker, myself and Roger (Flyer’s brother) returned from the hospital. The news is not good.

The lung cancer has spread rapidly. Flyer only has use of one lung. He is on constant oxygen, and his breathing is still labored. Because of the cancer and tumor his immune system cannot keep up, now he has a major infection in his left leg. They are giving him antibiotics thru an IV

The doctors told the three of us that Flyer does not want any heroic measured taken. Right now his care instructions are to keep him hydrated and comfortable.

For those wondering why a prayer thread was not started earlier, it is because Flyer did not want one ~ several friends asked if they could start one, and he said ‘no there are others who need prayers more that I’.

It truly breaks my heart to type the following words, our good friend and a wonderful man will soon die. I am asking you to please pray for Flyer’s comfort.


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To: TheMom

Prayed


21 posted on 08/13/2006 9:16:14 PM PDT by 185JHP ( "The thing thou purposest shall come to pass: And over all thy ways the light shall shine.")
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To: Flyer

Flyer, God bless you and keep you strong. Prayers coming your way.


22 posted on 08/13/2006 9:16:17 PM PDT by Txslady
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To: TheMom; Eaker; Flyer; 4woodenboats; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; abletruth; Accountable One; ...
Prayer ping.

Please post your replies to Flyer


Flyer, My prayers going up for you and all who love you. I pray for a miracle Flyer, I pray that God sustains you. If his will is to call you home, I pray for your comfort in the time you have left with us...I pray for acceptance of his will and peace for your friends and family.  

Blessings,
trussell


If you want on/off my prayer ping list, please let me know. All requests happily honored.

23 posted on 08/13/2006 9:16:38 PM PDT by trussell (Work for God...the retirement benefits are eternal!)
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To: TheMom; Flyer; Eaker; humblegunner; Allegra; Bacon Man; Hap; HoustonCurmudgeon; thackney; ...

Oh, God.

Oh, God, please, help him, and move us to help in any way we can.


24 posted on 08/13/2006 9:16:54 PM PDT by Xenalyte
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To: Flyer; TheMom

Flyer, our prayers for you from Carolina, and may God hold you safe and secure in the strength and power of His love.


25 posted on 08/13/2006 9:17:52 PM PDT by tarheelswamprat (You can kill all the orcs you want but ya gotta take the ring to Mordor to end it...)
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To: dix; TexasCowboy

A little help over here, guys, please.


26 posted on 08/13/2006 9:18:55 PM PDT by Xenalyte
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To: TheMom; Flyer
Flyer doing two of the things that he likes the best.

Eating and petting a dog.




27 posted on 08/13/2006 9:19:17 PM PDT by Eaker (My Wife Rocks! - Travis McGee is my friend. “You’ll never need a gun, until you need it badly.”)
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To: TheMom

Prayers sent.


28 posted on 08/13/2006 9:19:58 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: TheMom; Flyer

+ Prayers going up for Flyer +


29 posted on 08/13/2006 9:20:30 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Flyer

Our prayers are with you friend.


30 posted on 08/13/2006 9:20:35 PM PDT by kenth
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To: Eaker
Thanks Eaker.

He's got my prayers.

L

31 posted on 08/13/2006 9:20:39 PM PDT by Lurker (I support Israel without reservation. Hizbollah must be destroyed to the last man.)
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To: TheMom; Flyer
Prayers for Flyer and for his family and friends.
32 posted on 08/13/2006 9:20:44 PM PDT by jan in Colorado (The UN, the Democrats, and the ENEMEDIA all aid and abet the enemy)
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To: TheMom; Flyer

Prayers being offered for flyer's comfort.

Father, please hold flyer in your loving embrace as you comfort him during his final journey. Amen.


33 posted on 08/13/2006 9:20:45 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: NYTexan; TheMom; Flyer

*tears*
Dear God...
We lift our brother Flyer up to you in prayer..
Please let his jouney to you be swift and gentle,
Go with God, Flyer..
Ms.B


34 posted on 08/13/2006 9:21:57 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Flyer

Flyer,
Prayers offered from one of your FReeper family up here in the Hill Country. May God's peace and our love and prayers give you comfort and strength on your journey.



35 posted on 08/13/2006 9:22:11 PM PDT by sockmonkey
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To: Flyer

God bless and keep you.


36 posted on 08/13/2006 9:22:29 PM PDT by Common Tator
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To: Flyer

((((hugs))))God bless you, dear Flyer, with all good blessings; may He shower you with happiness, comfort, love, peace and grace.


37 posted on 08/13/2006 9:23:37 PM PDT by Judith Anne (Thank you St. Jude for favors granted.)
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To: Eaker

I remember that day..
*sniff*
ms.B


38 posted on 08/13/2006 9:24:09 PM PDT by MS.BEHAVIN (women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Flyer; TheMom; NYTexan

GOD PUT HIS MIGHTY ARMS AROUND YOU...
AND GIVE YOU STRENGTH AND COMFORT, FLYER!

39 posted on 08/13/2006 9:24:51 PM PDT by LUV W ("I want our troops to understand that not only does the country support them, but--we'll win! GWB)
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To: TheMom; Flyer

You're in my prayers, Flyer.


40 posted on 08/13/2006 9:25:06 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhauling is a sensible solution to mutiny.)
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