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Can I ask for some prayers...

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by Whimsy, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    I am working with a young couple who are getting married the first weekend of October. This bride is so sweet and what should be a very happy time is saddened by her mothers stage 4 breast cancer. Her mother is failing fast and I just hope she can make it to the wedding day, to be there to share what will be a bitter sweet day for them. I can only imagine how sad this must be for them, what a struggle it must be for her mom to hang on and how sad it is for my young client to know she is going to have to say goodbye. I just hope the two of them can make this last memory together but her liver is failing. If you can try to keep them in your thoughts and prayers till the wedding maybe we can help them make that memory together with the power of prayer and positive thoughts. A young bride should be happy, thinking of new beginnings, not saying goodbyes. They are not friends, just clients but this family has really tugged at my heart in the short time I have known them.
  2. audrey

    audrey Well-Known Member

    prayers on the way to this family
  3. popcorn

    popcorn Well-Known Member

    How sad. I wish them well & hope that the Mom can hang on till the wedding.

  4. Beryl

    Beryl Trivia Specialist

    It is so strange how life often shows both of her sides at the same time. When my father passed away I could not help but think of the many happy people in that hospital who had welcomed a new little life into their family at the same time as I said goodbye to my beloved father. When my little yorkie Impy died I was heartsick and so jealous of every person I saw who was walking or playing with their own pets. In our joy we are almost always in the midst of sorrow. And in our sorrow joy continues!

    I pray that the mother of this young bride finds the strength to live on this earth until she sees her beautiful daughter walk down the aisle on the arm of her new husband. I pray that should it not happen for this young couple still go forward finding happiness in their new life together and knowing that Mom would have wished this for them.

    Prayers for all of them!
  5. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Prayers for your clients and what they are facing.
  6. TexasSue

    TexasSue Well-Known Member

    Prayers from here also.
  7. Karry

    Karry Well-Known Member

    Beryl, very nice post. Whimsy, what a very sad tale. It's amazing the "little things" you get upset about, and then you read something like this and it puts things in perspective. And often times makes you feel very ashamed at yourself. It is very sweet of you to seek prayers for these clients. Praying that they find comfort in each other and joy in the moment for how ever long they have together. Please keep us updated.
  8. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Well-Known Member

    my prayers for this couple as well Marie..............life has some twisty windy paths...and may her Mom survive for the wedding..=/..I wish I had a penny for every time I've prayed for my pt's ,families, and their kin...it'd be a PILE of money for good things; for them...my prayers seem to be infinite after more than 35 years..............Faith does win out..:)..Hugs Kiddo....sigh....Joanne
  9. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    Prayers are on the way!
  10. GloBug

    GloBug Senior Flea Coller Tester

    Such a very difficult time for the new bride, when she should be happily looking forward to her wedding day. Prayers for all that mom can hang on to witness this loving event.
  11. Mgram

    Mgram Well-Known Member

    Sending thoughts of hope that Mom can hold on and share her daughter's special day.
  12. Calgon1

    Calgon1 Awaiting results of mental evaluation

    Prayers are added to those for all my family and friends, that her final time will be pain free and atthher heart will be calmed knowing that her life will go on through the new family being created ...
  13. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    I want to thank you all for your thoughts and prayers but sadly the girl's mother was just not able to hang on any longer. It broke my heart to get the call from her fiancé. Please continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers. The poor girl has to bury her mother tomorrow and walk down the isle next Saturday. I cannot imagine the emotions she is and will be going thru.
  14. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    We'll be praying for strength for the young couple. What a nightmare for them!
  15. Karry

    Karry Well-Known Member

    Oh, Marie, I am so sorry to hear this. I have been thinking of these people and wondered how things were. What a heartbreaker. I am sure her mom left her with enough joyful memories to still smile for her as she walks down the aisle.
  16. nieciez

    nieciez Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Oh Marie I missed this post...my heart is broken for this young lady and her family. My prayers are with them.
  17. Lurline63

    Lurline63 Well-Known Member

    I missed this post, as well. I send my deepest condolences to your clients and their family.
  18. Beryl

    Beryl Trivia Specialist

    I am sorry to read this. I had hoped that her Mom would be able to hang on for her wedding. I pray for this young bride as she begins a new chapter in her life. May she find joy in the midst of her sorrow and may she know in her heart of hearts that this would be her Mother's wish for her.
  19. popcorn

    popcorn Well-Known Member

    So sorry to read this. I was hoping that the Mother would be able to hang at least to be able to see her dd in her wedding finery. Hugs to all.

  20. GloBug

    GloBug Senior Flea Coller Tester

    I am so very sorry to hear this news. I hope they are able to find joy in creating new memories and carrying her mom's love with her.

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