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daisymay

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praingg [Votive] and i was in the baed in the church and I wit later in the church/

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive]

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Always good and encouraging to read you, daisy may.

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For surgeons, oncologists, medical teams, drugs, friends who think of things I hadn't considered, for MrD, for everything that is good about this situation I find myself in. Thank you God.
"For I am the Lord your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says "Do not fear; I will help you"

It's a big adventure I'm setting out on, that I didn't choose, but which will happen anyway. I might as well try to enjoy the ride!!(if cancer can be said to be a "ride"!!)

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daisymay

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive]

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Dormouse, you're an absolute inspiration - I very much doubt that I'd be saying much on the "praise and thanksgiving" thread if I were in your situation.

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For the nurse who came on Friday, and said she would like to see D in clean clothes on the next visit. I've offered to wash clothes, but she's kept them on, and she's ever ready to accuse me of being dictatorial, so I sort of gave up on that. But they are now clean, she's got laundered things that have been waiting for ages actually on, and I've got her some new stuff as well, so she can change regularly - hopefully. Thank you nurse, for being the one who not only noticed, but commented.
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For a dear friend who has offered to pay for a holiday for MrD and me when everything is "better"! A holiday?! We are blown away by her generosity.

And Piglet, no, not an inspiration...Just trying to get through this the best I can!

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] it have been at the chursh and bith at both at veld as pread

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X-rays yesterday, and no follow-up cast after ten weeks! Thanks be to God.

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[Votive] praying [Votive] soding [Votive] and I work in e church ad it was good.

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quote:
Originally posted by Pangolin Guerre:
X-rays yesterday, and no follow-up cast after ten weeks! Thanks be to God.

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That is good news for you.

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My sister is safely back from surgery. Thank you for your prayers and thank you Father for prayers answered.

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daisymay

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] and I waths in the church and it was good.

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Erroneous Monk
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Giving thanks for the vocations of all who have chosen to live religious lives, whether in religious orders or otherwise.

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Amen to that.

In other news, praise be to God that my toenailectomy was nowhere near as painful (during or after) as I had feared, and that the two Episcopal Toes affected are healing up nicely.

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] it been in the schurs and it was bood

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Glad to hear that the episcopal piggies are on the mend! [Smile]

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] I have been in he church and it was good .

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Lots of goodness, decency, common sense, well-being, joy and upliftedness on the planet, despite those many bad things in the news. Thankful for this - like, over and over again, calm in the midst of the storm and of the sheer madness of the world. Amazing grace.

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What Wesley said. [Votive]

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] and it was a curc and a long wate

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Dear Lord, another day to love you!

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[Votive] peding [Votive] praying [Votive] and I was in the church and it was gread and it was.

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive] she was in the church and I was in here.

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God bless you, daisymay.

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive]

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Erroneous Monk
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Bless God for His goodness - a great parents' evening. Teachers seem to be enjoying teaching the boy and to be pleased with his behaviour and achievement. Long may it last!

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Great stuff.

AND - it's half term next week!

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[Votive] praying [Votive] surid [Votive] and I was in the church at sind

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Dil is home now after ankle surgery and says she is exhausted but in significantly less pain than she has had since accident almost a month ago.

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Good news, Lothlorien.

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Glad to hear it, Loth - wishing her a swift recovery!

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Thanks and praise for the life and work of my friend M, to whom we gave a splendid send-off at Lichfield Cathedral yesterday. Good to know she died soon after being taken ill, so no long-drawn-out suffering.

May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

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[Votive] reading [Votive] praying [Votive]

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I was going to put this on the prayer request thread, but enough time has passed that I can breathe a sigh of relief and make this praise.

A very sweet young lady in the community where I work— let’s call her Dulce, because she is— got a call from someone claiming to be a representative of ICE, telling her she had tax issues that would threaten her work visa. ( from that point he continued on with the bank info/ iTunes card demands that tax scammers have been using for the last two years.

I overheard her boss tell her these people were crooks, and that ICE doesn’t operate that way. It was suggested she report the number to the IRS, but Dulce was understandably reluctant to draw attention to herself.

And she didn’t come to work the next day.

Since I had heard very little about the situation and it would not be appropriate for me to ask around, I told myself she was probably taking time off to review the situation, but due to the current immigration environment I was beating back catastrophic thoughts until she came back. Again I kept my ears peeled going by the office, and heard her telling her boss that everything checked out. All seems normal now.

Anyway— this is not the first time we’ve had one of these scares, and it won’t be the last. For now, Praise God that Dulce is ok.

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I am doig chuch

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Praying for Uncle Pete. See Smudgie's post on the Canada thread

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OMG!! I am posting on a small phone with only one eye. The above belongs in the prayer thread.

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It is confusing, hosts, that the prayer thread and the thanksgiving thread have changed places!
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I've been thinking that, Polly. I think it may be to do with the relative times that each thread was started. I'll ask upstairs to see if they can be swapped.

Piglet, AS host

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Piglet I have already asked about the manner to do it.

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Heartfelt thanksgiving - it's half-term!

Even more thanksgiving if I manage to do half the things I have earmarked for the week....

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quote:
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Piglet I have already asked about the manner to do it.

To all wanting a reversal of the order of posts. It can be done, but is a bit messy.

However. We now know how to avoid it happeneing, so when the new boards arrive, we will be careful to get them right.

[ 12. February 2018, 19:39: Message edited by: Lothlorien ]

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Thanks Lothlorien! [Smile]

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I can hear, the other side of the flimsy bedroom wall, my friend breathing peacefully in his sleep. He has been finding sleep very difficult with his flu (or whatever it is) and his mother rabbiting on about trivia - he usually spends the night with her to make sure she used stairs safely, and she does not sleep at normal times - never has. Good peaceful sleep is what he very much needs.
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It was so good to hear DIL say she was beginning to feel good in and about herself.Thr3ee weeks out from ankle reconstruction after accident occurred near the end of January.

No pain meds all day yesterda till evening was goofd too. She has check up with surgeon tomorrow and is resigned to more weeks of antibiotics for infection in the wound.

My teenaged granddaughter had them for three months for golden staph picked up in hospital when wounds from being hit by a car were dressed. I don’t think DIL has that problem but knows it is not a quick fix.

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I asked for prayers a while ago in relation to a prolonged and nasty disciplinary process that could have led to dismissal.

It took 8 months of huge stress but I have kept my job and want to give thanks to my wonderfully supportive boss and all the friends who supported me through a horrible period.

Although I handled the stress will on the job, the anger I vented at my boyfriend as a result, has cost my my relationship, but that is another story (one for the prayer thread again...)

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