prayer request

Discussion in 'Spirituality/Worship' started by AnneTheresa, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. AnneTheresa

    AnneTheresa Member

    Hello friends.

    My name is Anne Theresa and I participate on the FMS/CFS and Chit-Chat boards. I'm here today to ask for your prayers with regard to my eldest son, Steven Andrew (age 30).

    As part of a university/work placement, Steve has been working out-of-province on a vineyard. Yesterday, he was involved in an accident that left him with a stake through his eye.

    Steve is in much pain and, at this point, there is the possibility that he will lose the eye altogether, suffer a loss of vision and/or lose muscular control. He's frightened and in need of prayer.

    Please pray that, through the grace of God, Steve be granted a divine strength to cope with what lies ahead, a peaceful mind, free from anxiety and, if it's in God's will, a complete recovery.

    I have faith in the healing power of prayer and therefore I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

    God bless,
    Anne Theresa

  2. EllenComstock

    EllenComstock New Member

    Anne Theresa, I was just horrified when I read of your son's accident. I will definitely keep him in my prayers. I hope that he will not lose the sight in that eye.

    Ellen
  3. fivesue

    fivesue New Member

    I will certainly pray for Steven.

    God is definitely in the miracle business.

    Take care of yourself, also.

    Sue
  4. AnneTheresa

    AnneTheresa Member

    Thank-you for your prayers with regard to my son, Steve. I spoke on the phone with him this morning and so I have a brief update to share with you:

    The doctor prescribed dilaudid so he's getting some relief from pain. Still, he said, he finds the pain to be exhausting and he's not getting around very well. His spirits seem a bit low (perhaps the exhaustion is contributing to this), yet he's maintained his uniquely positive outlook and he's most grateful to have survived the accident.

    He went the specialist yesterday and the specialist said the eye may heal itself though he (the specialist) will know better when he sees Steve again on Monday.

    So far, no indication for surgery. I hope the prognosis holds and that God willing, Steve will experience a full recovery.

    His work/placement is finished now (he was injured on his last day of work) and he's (more than) ready to come home. The doctor told him not to fly (re: ocular pressure)so he'll take the train when he feels more able. It's a 30-hour trip so I expect it will be a challenging journey for him.

    I'll be glad to have him home but, in the meantime, his roommates are wonderful, he said, keeping him fed, helping him get around the house, running his errands etc.

    I'm okay, a little tired from stress & worry, but for the most part, I've handed it over to God.

    Thanks for your prayers.

    Anne Theresa
  5. lilaclover30

    lilaclover30 New Member

    God bless you and Steven. Such a scary thing to happen to him. Leave it to God and the speccialist to heal him and with his sight intact.

    I know it will be difficult to relax any but you do NEED it.

    Bless you both and you have my prayers,

    Joan