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Update #7 on my Father: praying through change

Today we drive 2 hours to the Bay Area to pick up Dad from the rehab facility where he has lived the past three  weeks after first spending a week and a half in the hospital following his emergency surgery … Continue reading

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Update #6 on my Father: slow progress, but still good news

Thank you everyone who has been supporting my father and our family in prayer following my father’s accident. Here’s the original post on his fall and emergency neurosurgery: Head and Heart at 92 Years Old His rehab is slowly progressing, but … Continue reading

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The Best Woman In My Life (plus update #5 on my Dad)

[For those who have followed the updates on my dad’s recovery and our plans to move him to assisted living near us (see update #5 at the end of this post) you know how much I rely on my wife. She … Continue reading

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Update #4 on my Father: it’s moving day!

Dad’s rehab stint will continue this week and into most of next week, if all goes as planned. Today we move apartments. It took a couple of days to get everything we’re moving boxed and organized. If it weren’t for … Continue reading

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Update #3 on Prayer Needs for my Father

Your prayers for my father and me and the family have been wonderfully encouraging. Dad has moved to a skilled nursing and rehab facility where he is getting speech, occupational and physical therapy. There is a lot of work to … Continue reading

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Update #2 on Prayer Needs for my Father

Many thanks to everyone who has been praying for my father and me and the family. Please continue, and bring in others to pray as you feel is appropriate. Dad may be moved to rehab/skilled nursing soon. He will need … Continue reading

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Head and Heart at 92 Years Old

The 92 year old fell in his kitchen, hitting his head on the way down. A friend found him with a lot of blood on the floor. Head wounds can do that, especially when the 92 year old is on … Continue reading

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“Coveting your Prayers” – Please don’t

The first time I heard the phrase “I covet your prayers” was very early in my life as a Christian. It sounded cool to me, like taking something forbidden and making it spiritual. I admit I even used the phrase … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Prayer – and Faith – Don’t Hedge Your Bets

How about a cement wall with razor wire? “I’m going to pray a hedge around you.” I can’t remember who said it the first time I heard that, but I do remember thinking it was about the goofiest thing I’d … Continue reading

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Prayer Jokery

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