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Prayer Request for Phyllis Schlafly of the Eagle Forum
Email | 2/26/09 | Unknown

Posted on 02/26/2009 12:14:47 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants

Dear Friends
Orlean Koehle, California Eagle Forum President reports that on Tuesday Phyllis (85 years young) was speaking at UC Berkeley. As she was coming off the podium after giving a brilliant speech to about 150 students and adults in attendance (crowded into a room that only was meant to hold 70), she missed a step and fell and broke her hip. The college Republicans wanted her to join them for pictures afterwards out in the hall. Phyllis did not see the edge of the podium, which was hard to see, missed the step and fell on her right hip.



Roger, her son, and one of the other men in attendance helped lift her up and placed her on a chair. That is when she realized something was really wrong with her hip. She could not stand. An ambulance was called. We all waited to see how she was. Roger and Orlean both felt really bad that they did not help her down from the podium. Orlean had gone to tell the group that she was coming. That is when she heard the sound of her fall and all the gasps of the people around her.



Orlean says that she was amazingly brave.The ambulance men lifted her up and onto their gurney. As she was wheeled away, she waved goodbye to them with her beautiful smile. She was charming to the end, even with a broken hip. What a great example she was of a gracious, refined, brave lady, even in great pain, to all of the young college Republicans and to the feminists who still were mingling around.



Phyllis was operated on Wednesday afternoon and was in the recovery room for several hours. She had to have part of the hip bone - the ball that fits into the socket replaced because it had been crushed.The doctor said the operation was successful. They just need to keep on eye on her now for a few days and make sure all else goes well. There is always fear of a blood clot or something else after such an operation.


Orlean and another Eagle Forum member from Santa Rosa, Carol Pascoe, drove together to see Phyllis. They spent about 3 hours visiting with Phyllis' son Roger. This is very hard on him. They said he looked very tired. Please pray for him as well. He is able to stay in Berkeley with an old friend who lives there so that really helps out.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: collegerepublicans; eagleforum; phyllis; prayerrequest; schlafly

1 posted on 02/26/2009 12:14:47 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Oooo. She has a juicy lawsuit against UC Berkeley.


2 posted on 02/26/2009 12:16:49 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Very sad to hear of this. Prayers up for her -- a great American.
3 posted on 02/26/2009 12:17:00 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (American Revolution II -- overdue)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers for Mrs. Schlafly. A wonderful lady and we pray for comfort and healing.


4 posted on 02/26/2009 12:17:58 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

This is really a shame. 85 year olds don’t fully recover from broken hips, if they recover at all.


5 posted on 02/26/2009 12:18:00 PM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Eee, prayers up ... that can be devastating at her age.


6 posted on 02/26/2009 12:18:45 PM PST by NonValueAdded (May God save America from its government; this is no time for Obamateurs)
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To: Minn

They replaced her hip because it broke so badly when she fell. She will be up and around in no time.


7 posted on 02/26/2009 12:19:06 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money. Margret Thatcher)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers going up! Phyllis Schlafly is a wonderful women. We need more like her. She has with wonderful ease and common sence been a fantastic speaker on conservative issues. God Bless you Phyllis and may your recover be fast!


8 posted on 02/26/2009 12:19:18 PM PST by blueyon ( Civil rights and civility have nothing in common)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

My prayer are with you wonderful lady..Just remember we all love you and will pray every day for your quick recovery..

God bless this wonderful lady and keep her out of pain..


9 posted on 02/26/2009 12:19:25 PM PST by PLD
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To: Blood of Tyrants

She is an absolute legend. I pray for her speedy recovery. Truly one of the most awesome and courageous conservative leaders of our time!


10 posted on 02/26/2009 12:20:16 PM PST by Welcome2thejungle
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Never, ever, good at that age to break a hip. Pray hard for this decent, inspiring, woman. Theres really no polite way to say it, but she will deserve a massive show of respect when her time comes.

She has always fought the good fight, often against incredible odds. And she rarely gets as much credit as she deserves.


11 posted on 02/26/2009 12:21:07 PM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Minn

Yes, they can. My grandmother did, but she needed a lot of attention through it.


12 posted on 02/26/2009 12:21:12 PM PST by ConservativeMind (Who is now in charge of the "Office of the President-Elect"?)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I am saddened to hear this. She and her family and friends will be in my prayers.


13 posted on 02/26/2009 12:21:52 PM PST by basil ( It's time to eliminate all "Gun Free Zones")
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To: ConservativeMind

I vote for that outcome, may she continue in her work!


14 posted on 02/26/2009 12:22:37 PM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

God bless her and keep her. What a tremendous woman she is, a true “Iron Lady.”


15 posted on 02/26/2009 12:23:59 PM PST by Marie2 (Ora et labora)
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To: Minn
Well, my great grandma broke her hip at 87 recovered and lived til 99. My mom broke her hip at 76, two months later started traveling met an old boy friend who was also widowed and they eloped. Now they go careening around the world. So people do and can recover.
16 posted on 02/26/2009 12:24:31 PM PST by svcw
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To: svcw

You are right svcw. Our 98 year aunt fell and broke her hip last year, she’s now 99 years young and walking around, happy as ever.


17 posted on 02/26/2009 12:34:14 PM PST by pbear8 (I have plenty of credit, there is no crunch)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Praying for her complete healing and recovery.


18 posted on 02/26/2009 12:35:37 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Lord Jesus, We pray for your blessings at this time, for your faithful servant, Phyllis Schlaffly.


19 posted on 02/26/2009 12:36:35 PM PST by Havisham
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Prayers going up!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
20 posted on 02/26/2009 12:44:25 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers up for Phyllis - at least she knows in Whom she has believed...and that He is able.


21 posted on 02/26/2009 12:48:12 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Minn

You are correct - however, my then 85-year old mother-in-law, DID recover from breaking her hip.....her mother before her did not. My mother-in-law is now 90 years old and doing fairly well....physically, anyway.....suffering from dementia, though.

Prayers going up!!


22 posted on 02/26/2009 12:48:37 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: El Cid

A prayer for this indomitable woman who has meant so much to us all.


23 posted on 02/26/2009 12:49:29 PM PST by AmericanVictory
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers for her, and man, I didn’t know she was in her 80s. Time flies.


24 posted on 02/26/2009 1:01:07 PM PST by brytlea (Proud descendent of Andrew Kent, Alamo Defender)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
What an awful thing to happen. Many do recover well at her age, and with her spirit I am sure she will be one who will. Prayers up for her.

On another comment...under Obama's plan for health care didn't I read in some articles that surgeries for patients in the older age bracket will be determined if appropriate and financially worthwhile by the govt. (given the age of the patient)? Or something like that? It is frightening to me as I am entering my senior years. Would patients like Phyllis be prevented - or at least hindered from coverage - for hip replacements, knee replacements (which I just had) etc. if Obama's health plan goes through as proposed? If that is so, maybe some of the old codgers in Congress (their spouces too who enjoy the govt. coverage they have now) will be denied their chance to have such operations also. (Bet NOT!) Wonder if this plan Obama has for nationalizing health care would have provided Ted Kennedy with the type of care he is enjoying now?

25 posted on 02/26/2009 1:15:44 PM PST by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: MasonGal

re: her mother before her did not

They have made great strides in this surgery over the years. A lot has to do with the health and activity level of the patient before the fracture. In this case I would expect a satisfactory outcome. She’s one feisty lady who is quite active.

Prayers for her and her recovery.


26 posted on 02/26/2009 1:16:10 PM PST by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Holy God, Please heal this brave woman and restore her to complete health. We ask in the Name of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.


27 posted on 02/26/2009 1:25:27 PM PST by Faith
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Hopefully she will make a fast and whole recovery...

This I assume will change her planned appearance at CPAC on Friday. It’s strange there is nothing on CPAC about her attendance being cancelled or nothing in the news I can find of her falling.

9:00
Breakfast with Phyllis Schlafly: “Doing the Impossible”
Empire Ballroom
Sponsored by Eagle Forum
Speaker: Phyllis Schlafly
Breakfast Served
Open to all CPAC attendees


28 posted on 02/26/2009 1:37:46 PM PST by deport
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers to her.


29 posted on 02/26/2009 1:52:23 PM PST by TalBlack
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers up for you, Phyllis. You’ve been a true Patriot fighting the good fight for decades! Wishing you a swift and complete recovery!


30 posted on 02/26/2009 1:55:13 PM PST by Ladysmith
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To: Minn

Nancy Reagan recovered from hers. I don’t know if she fully recovered, but didn’t that happen a couple of years ago?


31 posted on 02/26/2009 1:55:54 PM PST by murron (Proud Marine Mom)
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To: jwparkerjr

Agreed.


32 posted on 02/26/2009 2:24:22 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: Blood of Tyrants

May God bless & fully restore Mrs. Schlafly.....indomitable truly describes her, God love her.


33 posted on 02/26/2009 2:44:02 PM PST by Guenevere ("He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain that which he cannot lose")
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers for a great American. We love you Phyllis! and may the break release some healthy stem cells to go around and fix anything else that ails you! because we need you more than ever now.


34 posted on 02/26/2009 2:45:32 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: MasonGal

I had my right hip done just three months ago, but I’m much younger, not even 70 just yet. I was amazed at how well it went and even more so at the result. My tip to anyone about to have it done is USE the MORPHINE PUMP to its max! I was a bit hesitant the first night, then came to find out I had taken less than one quarter the dose I was allowed to give myself. After that it went smoothly!


35 posted on 02/26/2009 5:07:45 PM PST by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Prayers for Miss Schafly’s health.


36 posted on 02/26/2009 6:13:06 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

prayer bump


37 posted on 02/26/2009 6:21:38 PM PST by Tribune7 (Obama wants to put the same crowd that ran Fannie Mae in charge of health care)
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