Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Prayer Request

My brother in law Eric has Valley Fever. It is a disease that is caused by breathing in a spore that is in the dry areas of select parts of the country. He is now at the hospital having a cat scan and a spinal tap to let the doctors see if he once again, has menengitis or not. You see, this disease rears its ugy head in the form of non-contagious spinal menengitis. He has been sick since Sunday and was very ill last night.

Please pray for a healing, pray for peace for both Eric and my sister Jennifer. She is so heartbroken about being once again back at the hospital. He is self employed and without sick leave or a company to fall back on, the financial stresses take a toll as well.

Please keep them all in your prayers,


Mari said...

I will pray. I'm sorry they are dealing with this, but at the same time I know God has them in his hand. I'll pray they feel his peace today.

Becoming Me said...

Oh goodness. Will be praying.

Amy said...

Consider it done - he and your sister are in my prayers. =)

Anonymous said...

This is so scary for them! I will certainly pray for them. My husband and I were just talking about the trials of our faith and how God says that they are much more precious than gold. It's hard to believe when we are right in the middle of one. May people gather around them and encourage them in their faith at this time. God bless!

I forgot my password so am posting anonymous. Cherdecor

A Stone Gatherer said...

Just sent one up!

Chelle' said...

Hey Joanne- I'm praying for Eric, Jennifer and the kids. I know how hard it is to deal with recurring Menningitis... I'm so sorry!!

If you need anything... please call.

Love ya-

Beth said...

Praying for Eric and his family.

Sheryl said...

Will be praying in Michigan!

Cheri said...

How awful. My husband had meningitis and it was very scary- I can't imagine having to deal with it more than once.
I'm praying!

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Gina@Chats With An "Old Lady" said...

I prayed, Joanne!
Keep us posted!
hugs to you

Jess said...

I'm so sorry they're having to battle this again.
I will be praying for them all.


Jennifer said...

Ho frustrating that must be for them. I will keep them in my prayers.

Kim said...

I'm praying for your sweet....sweet...family.

Do keep us posted.


Terri said...

We'll be praying - it's tough to be self employed when you have health issues. A lot of stress!

Renee said...

We are praying. Please keep us posted!

Fran said...

Praying for them Joanne! I pray that God's presence give them complete peace every day. Praying for quick recovery. Praying for provision.

Much love~


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