Need some prayers

Saturday, May 15, 2010

I just got back from a week in Orlando for a conference. Had a great time: my presentation went well, made lots of new contacts/friends, ate some really good food (and the proof is already on my hips).

The third day into the conference I got a call nobody wants: my brother's wife had died. She was in her late 30s but she's had a lot of health issues over the years. We weren't close but she's my only brother's wife and the mother of my very young nieces.

I always travel with my rosary beads but not a Bible since hotel rooms usually have a Bible (to my Catholic friends: yes, I know I should carry a Catholic Bible). Anyway, I flipped through the available Bible and found Romans 8:26. I'm a very sensitive and emotional person and this verse helped me get through the rest of my conference and get me home without falling apart.
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    I'm so sorry to read this very sad news. I'm really sorry I didn't read this sooner.

    May your faith be a comfort to you and your brother.

    There are no words, but please know that you are in my thoughts and I do know how hard it is to go through this.

    Message me if you want to talk.

    3776 days ago
    Oh no, I'm so sorry to hear about this. My heart goes out to you and especially to your two nieces. They will need love and prayers so much!
    3776 days ago
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    So sorry to hear about your SIL. Although I'm late, I'm still keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    3779 days ago
    Sorry to hear of your loss. I'll keep you in my prayers.
    3781 days ago
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family will be in my prayers.
    3782 days ago
    I am so very sorry. I am saying prayers for you as well as your brother's family. Keep flipping through that bible, it will help to sustain you through the grief. He is here to help you through this and walk beside you, even carry you if need be. emoticon emoticon
    3782 days ago
    So sorry for your loss. A loss like this is always very difficult no matter what the circumstances. It's hard for children of any age to lose a parent.
    3782 days ago
    i am so sorry. i am praying for you and your family that you'll all find comfort wrapped in God's arms. just know i'm here for you whenever you need me.
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    3782 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/15/2010 10:38:39 PM
    My condolences. I will keep you and your family in my prayers in your time of loss.
    3782 days ago
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