Saturday, January 14, 2012

Life is precious




Thank you, Danya, for saying what I couldn't.

Prayers for my sister Pauline are much appreciated.

"For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience." -- Romans 8:24-25 


66 comments:

  1. Leila, I am so, so sorry. Here's hoping your sister beats the odds and has the best possible outcome. Stay strong!

    -Michelle

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  2. Praying for your sister and family!

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  3. Continued prayers for all of you. St. Peregrine, pray for us.

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  4. My prayers are with you, your sister, & your family ♥

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  5. Awww sweets, this is such a trial. I am so sorry. May Jesus hold you all close to His Sacred Heart. Amen.

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  6. Oh Leila - you know that you have our prayers - for your sister and your entire family! Much love and hugs coming your way!

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  7. Praying, praying, praying! That's all I can offer. That and hope. Love to you all.

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  8. Leila, you have prayed for our family. Now, I will pray for yours. Peace my friend, Annita +JMJ+

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  9. Leila I am praying! I will not stop. I promise. Much love to you and your family.

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  10. You and your sister will be surrounded by our love and prayers at this difficult time.

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  11. Keeping you all close in prayer and sacrifice Leila. I'm so sad to hear this.

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  12. Praying for your sister and all of you!

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  13. Keeping you and your family in prayer. Jesus be near.

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  14. Praying for you, your dear sister and her family. <3

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  15. Know that you also have my prayers.

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  16. Holding your whole family in prayer over here, Leila. Let me know if you need anything at all.

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  17. Leila my family will be praying for your family during this difficult time. My mother in law has also been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer after being in remission for 7 years. I want to recommend a book to you "Healing is for You!" by Maria Vadia. Unfortunately it seems to be unavailable at Amazon but perhaps a Catholic or Christian bookstore will have it. I believe that it will give some hope to your sister and your family.

    God bless!

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  18. Leila, I will also pray for you and your sister. Just over three weeks ago I received the news of a malign skin tumor. I was on my way to the airport to a trip abroad when I heard the diagnosis over the phone. At that moment, life changes irrevocably. It was more than another week until it was confirmed to me that everything had been cut out just in time and that I would be fine. For me, the experience was a Godsend. I realized, like never before, how thin the thread of life on earth is, and how incredibly important my faith and my family truly are to me. I will never be the same again. I wish and pray for your sister's recovery! She is very lucky to have such a wonderful family, and so many prayers to sustain her. All the very best, may God be with her, with you, with your families.

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  19. Pauline, her family and yours will be in my prayers and intentions; press hard into God for strenth and for healing; may the powerful intercession of our saints also bring all our prayers to the feet of Jesus, who can bring goodness in the face of all challenges. Love to you my friend....

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  20. I will light a special candle for your sister at Mass today. Lots of love and prayers your way, Leila!

    DD

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  21. Praying for your sister. God bless.

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  22. Praying for your sister, you and your family. My brother and father both have aggressive forms of cancer. My dad has stage IV kidney and my brother has brain cancer. So far with God's grace they are beating the odds. It's been 6 years for my brother and 1 1/2 for my dad. I loved the Bible verse you posted. My dad's favorite is Mark 11:24. It has gotten him through his ordeal. My parents also have a saying that helps them, FROG: Fully Rely On God. They have gotten amazing treatment at Duke in Raleigh/Durham---for what that's worth. God bless you!!

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  23. Leila, we will keep her in our thoughts and prayers. My middle boy will be sure of it, as he is diligent about these things before bed.

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  24. I'll be praying for you all and especially Pauline!
    --Adrienne

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  25. I am so sorry to read this news. I am praying for you and your family, Leila.

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  26. Oh, Leila... you had last Sunday's Communion, Pauline has this Sunday's. You will all be in our prayers.

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  27. I am so very sorry to hear about your beloved sister Leila! May God bless and keep you in this difficult time! We are here for you!! xoxo

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  28. I'm so sorry and you, your sister and your family are in my prayers.

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  29. Oh, Leila, I will pray for your family and your sister.

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  30. Leila: be assured of my prayers during these difficult times.

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  31. Prayers for you, your sister and your families.

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  32. So sorry, Leila. Pauline will be included in my daily prayers.

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  33. I will be praying for your sister, Leila. I'm so terribly sorry to hear this.

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  34. I'm so sorry to hear the news. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  35. Dear Leila,
    Prayers and your intentions, as well as Pauline's life are already left at the feet of Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is here to walk with her children in the most difficult moments of our lives. http://www.virgendeguadalupe.org.mx/eng/petitions.htm

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  36. Prayers for you and your sister and all of your family.

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  37. Praying...I wake up in the middle of the night and feel a sense of urgency to pray. You are always on my mind.....

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  38. Oh Leila--words fail me. I am praying. For Pauline, for you and for all who love her.

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  39. Your sister and your family are in my prayers....

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  40. Will be praying for Mary to make herself present to your sister transforming her suffering into happiness and joy!

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  41. Dear God, please send angels to surround Leila, Pauline, and their family during this health crisis.

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  42. Praying to the Great Physician for healing (and if not healing, peace)...

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  43. Praying for your sister, her family, and you and your family. I'm so sorry.

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  44. Praying for your sister and her family and you and your family. Just Praying!!

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  45. Prayers and sleepless nights being offered for you and your sister and all of your family!!

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  46. Wow, I'm so sorry to hear this, Leila. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.

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  47. Praying for your sister and for your, and her, entire family.

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  48. Leila, I will be
    praying for your sister and your families
    Therese

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  49. Your family has my heartfelt prayers, Leila.

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