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  • PRAYER REQUEST!! Police, family seek help in locating missing man with Parkinson's, dementia

    10/03/2017 11:34:44 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 14 replies
    KETV Omaha ^ | by Maggie Cunningham
    TEKAMAH, Neb. — A Tekamah man went missing early Monday morning and family members said they have been searching for him since 9 a.m. Police were notified around 11 a.m. that Rolland Metz, 75, was gone from the Tekamah Health and Rehabilitation Nursing Home located near M and 9th streets. Advertisement Family said Metz has Parkinson's and dementia has missed two rounds of medication already and is deemed incompetent. They said Metz was last seen wearing blue jeans, black tennis shoes, a black vest puffy, a cream button up long-sleeved shirt and a blue ball cap. Anyone with information is...
  • PRAYERS FOR FReeper DACULA'S WIFE

    09/29/2017 4:12:55 PM PDT · by Thank You Rush · 42 replies
    self
    FR "Dacula's" wife has been treated for eight years for cancer and in that time there has been good news and bad news and right now they have received some more bad news and he is asking for prayers for Val. As most people know, this wretched disease travels from one part of the body to another so vigilance is always the key. From what I understand she has never lost faith in God or her husband's loyalty to her care.
  • Vanity Post; Prayer Request for a friend

    09/10/2017 3:34:08 PM PDT · by MissEdie · 36 replies
    9-10-17 | MissEdie
    I am requesting prayers for a dear friend of mine and her ex-husband who lost their only daughter in a car accident Friday night. Their daughter was 27, and she had served our country in the US Navy for 7 years. Her parents are both devastated. Rhiannon was living in Maryland while she working for a military contractor. The accident happened Friday night in Maryland and her mother had to travel up from South Carolina and her father from Tennessee over the weekend to ID her body.
  • Daughter having surgery

    08/20/2017 5:45:12 PM PDT · by grame · 66 replies
    GramE | 8/20/17 | GramE
    It's always everyone else requesting prayer. Tonight it is me. My 42 yo daughter is having surgery to repair a genetic defect in her sternum. It is buckling and putting pressure on her heart, lung, stomach, esophagus, etc, etc. It is called pectus excavatum. She is in Cleveland Clinic, 300 miles from her children, family & support system. Her DH is with her. They will be cutting her sternum and pulling it back into place and adding titanium plates to hold it there. The standard for doing surgery is a 3.25 measurement. Hers measures 7.2.
  • Prayer request

    08/19/2017 8:30:20 PM PDT · by Jay Thomas · 78 replies
    Myself
    My father has been admitted to hospice. His long fight against liver cancer has come to an end. Please pray that the Lord would soften my father's heart to the Gospel and wisdom for me to present it if it's God's will. Thanks brothers and sisters in Christ.
  • Emergency Prayer Request For Mother in Heart Surgery!!

    06/08/2017 6:35:34 PM PDT · by CWW · 81 replies
    Vanity ^ | 06-08-2017 | cww
    My mother-in-law, Florence, is undergoing emergency heart surgery at this hour. She experienced a heart attack this evening. She has had several in the past. She has been a wonderful mother-in-law! Please pray for her recovery and for the skill of the heart surgeon!
  • Prayers for Farmer Dean who is starting chemo today (Update #76)

    05/22/2017 4:27:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 95 replies
    Freepmail ^ | 05-22-17 | Farmer Dean email to another Freeper
    I am copying a Freepmail I got from another person for Farmer Dean. Farmer Dean, an all around good and likable guy, is starting chemo and more radiation for colon cancer today. I asked him if he wanted us to pray for him and he was very thankful and said yes. It is beautiful when Christians realize that prayers from other Christians, regardless of denomination, is a powerful thing. My mom’s been going to Mass for him and he has been so very grateful. Just a good guy whom I pray beats this through and through.
  • Prayers for aging parents worsening health issues.

    05/12/2017 11:54:31 AM PDT · by infool7 · 67 replies
    self | 5/12/17 | self
    My friend's aging parents are both experiencing rapidly increasing health problems and urgently need healing prayers. Dad(Harold) had surgery on his lower back and slowly recuperating and Mom(Myrna) is struggling with dementia and balance problems that have led to several falls. She is also experiencing a great deal of pain from digestive issues.
  • Vanity: My Mom had a Stroke Today

    05/04/2017 10:46:43 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 129 replies
    My family ^ | 4/4/17 | Self
    She was at a friend's house, visiting for a few days. She has had Alzheimer's for over 6 years. She has not had any health problems other than that, but she is over 80. Today she had the classic symptoms of stroke, paralysis and drooping on one side, slurred speech, confusion, so her friend called paramedics and she is now at a good hospital. MRI has confirmed stroke. All her symptoms have gone, and she doesn't even remember why she is in the hospital or that she had a stroke. The doctors are still running tests. She is being given...
  • Prayers requested for my father

    05/02/2017 9:05:43 AM PDT · by Southside_Chicago_Republican · 91 replies
    Me | 5/2/2017 | Southside_Chicago_Republican
    I posted about a year ago asking prayers for my father, who had some back problems, and was facing surgery and long-time therapy. The time since then has been one of struggle for him. He has been in and out of the hospital numerous times, and each time he became weaker. He is now close to the end of his struggle. I got a call last night from the nursing home saying he had been taken to the hospital because he had no pulse. His heart was restarted, but he had two cardiac arrests at the hospital. He is on...
  • My Brother Passed Yesterday

    04/09/2017 5:45:14 AM PDT · by Lurker · 94 replies
    9 April 2017 | Lurker
    My brother, Michael, passed yesterday after an 8 year long battle with cancer. His wife was at his side when it happened. He was comfortable and in no pain. I'd like to thank all of you who sent your prayers, thoughts, and good wishes to his family 2 weeks ago. Michael was a fine man. He leaves behind two children who are both in their teens. This is a devastating loss for them. He was a loving father and devoted husband. I've honestly never seen two people more in love with each other. I think the happiest I ever saw...
  • Las Vegas Dave desperately needs prayer (just informed)

    04/08/2017 6:07:16 AM PDT · by JockoManning · 110 replies
    Phone call from his wife | March 11 2017 | Jocko Manning
    Was just informed that Las Vegas Dave has had bleeding in the frontal lobe of his brain. Is on a trache and is not responsive. Prayer greatly needed and appreciated.
  • Prayer Request

    03/18/2017 2:40:57 PM PDT · by Ueriah · 84 replies
    Ueriah
    Hey everyone. I'm kind of going through a hard time right now. I have a history of really nasty cancer in my family and I just got the results back from an ultrasound and there is a mass growing in the center of my body right under my sternum. I go on Monday for to schedule the CT scan to see what I'm dealing with. I'm doing a pretty good job of keeping a brave face up in front of my family but I'm an anxious mess. I was born Catholic but have since lapsed but I do try to...
  • Vanity - Prayers Request

    03/13/2017 11:54:17 AM PDT · by NEMDF · 48 replies
    Facebook Public Page ^ | 3/13/2017 | NEMDF
    A very close friend of my daughter was born with a hereditary liver disease. She was lucky enough to have a transplanted partial liver from a living donor in December, but has had many problems. She is now awaiting a new liver for transplant. She'll be 29 in a couple weeks. I am beside myself with worry. I am finding grains of hope in hearing about deaths of others, which is probably sick and twisted thinking on my part. I am asking for prayers for her to be saved by someone's generosity in donating a liver that can be used,...
  • Prayer Request (Prayer)

    03/09/2017 8:27:42 AM PST · by Maudeen · 27 replies
    3/9/2017 | Self
    The following prayer request is from a former colleague. She’s a dear person with a heart of gold: Asking prayers for my brother, Ronnie, who is having a pacemaker put in on Monday. He has had two heart attacks and has several stents I'm hoping the weather doesn't prevent me from going to Arkansas to take him to Little Rock for the procedure. What a week this has been! Seth has the flu and I'm taking care of him while Tammy works. Have a blessed day.
  • Prayers Requested - having surgery

    03/05/2017 6:15:05 PM PST · by Coleus · 80 replies
    03.05.17
    Just asking for some prayers, will be having abdominal/intestinal surgery this Tuesday morning. Thank you all and God Bless.
  • vanity Post

    02/14/2017 7:26:41 AM PST · by MissEdie · 27 replies
    2-14-2017 | MissEdie
    Freepers, I need some help and prayers. The future daughter-in-law of a close friend was in a bad car accident late last week. By the grace and mercy of God she was not as seriously injured as orignally thought. However, the treatment she has received from the hospital she was taken to has been deplorable at best. She was air lifted to McLeod's Hospital in Florence, SC on Thursday February 9. She was admitted to the hospital that afternoon, and was left in the cervical collar the EMTs put on her until Saturday (it had dried and caked bodily fluids...
  • Prayer and favor request from a FReeper / potential Oroville Dam evacuee

    02/14/2017 6:35:14 AM PST · by Texas Eagle · 38 replies
    n/a | Feb. 14, 2017 | Texas Eagle
    Dear FRiends, we are in the path of the Oroville Dam should the auxiliary spillway give way. We have a son-in-law who works at the dam, and a son who works at a nearby dam and family friend who works at the dam our son works at.It has been pretty much concluded that the failure of the auxiliary spillway is a foregone conclusion. Probably before the next rain hits on Thursday. That would actually be a blessing in disguise. The lake level has been dropping tremendously and a failure would actually release less water if it happens before it rains.Please...
  • PRAYERS FOR SOPHIA

    01/26/2017 6:00:59 AM PST · by Thank You Rush · 68 replies
    self
    A lot of you will remember freeper Lilyramone in TX whose little daughter Sophia has had a lot of medical problems in the past 3 years or so. The family had moved from CA to TX and it seems had the boom lowered on them when they arrived. They've been going through an awful lot and it hasn't let up. I hadn't heard from her in ages but kept praying and checking her FR profile to see if she'd posted and she hadn't and worried more. She has written now and asked for the prayers for Sophia to continue as...
  • Prayer Request

    01/24/2017 1:00:03 PM PST · by PJBankard · 62 replies
    Self | 01/24/2017 | PJBankard
    Hello Fellow Freepers, I am asking for prayers for my Father-in-Law, Robert L. Ford. He has been in Hospice Care at home for the last couple of months for heart failure. He has been doing well until a few days ago when his condition suddenly worsened. Please keep him, his wife Trina, and his children in your prayers through this difficult time. Thank You For Your Prayers, PJBankard