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Wednesday, 5 December 2012
A Prayer Request
Good morning dear friends~
I have a prayer request for my son, Jeff.
Tomorrow, Thursday, Jeff is having ear surgery.
He suffered hearing loss after a very bad ear
infection about fifteen years ago and he has had numerous ear infections in that
ear ever since. He also had tubes put in that ear but nothing has helped. Now,
there is a growth in there and if left, will grow into his brain so it has to be
removed. This surgery is hopefully going to repair the damage to his hearing as
well. However, it is a risky operation...
Perhaps the surgery will not work and he will still be almost
deaf in that ear. There is the risk of paralysis to his face as well as damage
to his taste buds. The surgeon has been completely honest with him about all of
Hearing is a very important gift and Jeff is very musical which
means he really needs his hearing to play his instruments. He plays drums and
the bass guitar on the worship team at church.
So, I'm asking you to please pray that God will use
the hands of the surgeon to repair the hearing damage as well as remove the
growth with no damage to his face or taste buds. I believe that God can do
that and I am praying this would be His will for my son.
Thank you so much for praying on his behalf.
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Chickadees are such friendly little birds. I get to enjoy them all year long.
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Lord, we know that our life on this earth is so short compared to eternity. Bless us, fill us, use us to tell of Your love and goodness as much as we can and for as long as we can until we see You. Amen.