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Posted: 12/16/2003 6:03:19 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/16/2003 7:24:27 AM EDT by Zaphod]
Greetings...

Some of you may know, but most won't, that a Board Member in good standing will be undergoing surgery today.

I am not at liberty to disclose the Member's name or the nature of the operation because I don't have his permission, and he earlier voiced concerns about letting the news out too soon. That said, I am not privy to all the details as I did not push to know.

I do know this: the surgery is serious; I'm talking SERIOUS, as in life-affecting SERIOUS. As such, I ask everyone who reads this to please remember him and his wife in their prayers.

I would like to add the following: This person is someone I met here and have spoken to via phone and across e-mail. He is the epitome of the stand-up guy. Hard-working, family-oriented, Christian, pro-gun, Conservative, a frequent poster, and a site supporter. In short, he is everything any of us have to admire in each other. On top of all that, I consider him a good personal friend despite the fact we've never met face-to-face.

Thanks in advance for your support. When he returns, he will share whatever he wishes to share, and I think it would do him and his wife a world of good to log on and see his on-line friends sending their support.

Mods, please tack for approximately one week. He promised to call me once he was back home. If I hear anything, I'll update this thread.

Godspeed, my friend. We'll be waiting for you...



Edited to add: If anyone knows any details, please refrain from posting them. Let him disclose whatever he wishes when he wishes. Thanks again.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:07:52 AM EDT
+1 prayer on the way.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:08:16 AM EDT
I pray that God be with him to help him and comfort him.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:12:15 AM EDT
Prayer sent. Speedy recovery.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:16:49 AM EDT
Done.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:19:07 AM EDT
Done.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:25:54 AM EDT
As is always the case, God knows all about this need. I pray that He will answer this prayer and heal our friend.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:41:05 AM EDT
Prayer sent......
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:41:29 AM EDT
May God watch over him and his loved ones. Mike
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:45:12 AM EDT
Sent
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:55:26 AM EDT
One generic, one size fits all ARFCOMMERS prayer sent.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:58:35 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DPeacher: One generic, one size fits all ARFCOMMERS prayer sent.
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Make that 2 of them
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:06:57 AM EDT
I'll add another of my own for good measure. Just so you guys know, he was worried sick last time we spoke, and he told me that the only thing keeping him on an even keel was his faith in the Lord, so believe me when I say that our prayers DO matter and that he WILL appreciate them. Thanks again...
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:10:53 AM EDT
GOD answers prayer! I won't hijack this thread, but I know GOD answers prayer! Prayers sent. Lord, you know the need. amen. dave
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:17:26 AM EDT
While you're at it, say a prayer for 2IDdoc, who's having back surgery on wednesday....[:D]
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:18:40 AM EDT
Prayers on the way for this gentleman and his wife.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:28:50 AM EDT
While I'm not usually the praying kind, I DO believe in God, and I DO believe he hears and answers prayers; the member concerned, as well as [b]2IDdoc[/b], will be in my thoughts. I hope they both have a speedy recovery, and are able to rejoin us here soon.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:28:55 AM EDT
Prayer sent. ARH
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:31:55 AM EDT
done
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:35:52 AM EDT
remembered
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:37:26 AM EDT
Prayer sent!!!!
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:49:45 AM EDT
Prayers sent for successful, uneventful surgeries and rapid recoveries all around!
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:58:11 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 8:00:23 AM EDT
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1: Tacked. Best wishes.
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Thanks, TBK. I appreciate it.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 8:01:06 AM EDT
The gods will look kindly on a person who is spiritual. We will pass the pitcher of peace tonight in this unknown members honor.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 8:03:28 AM EDT
Incomming!
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 11:28:28 AM EDT
And a prayer will be sent for 2IDdoc, as well.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 11:53:22 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 1:37:05 PM EDT
Sent Art in KY
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 2:27:53 PM EDT
prayers sent
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 2:38:03 PM EDT
Done.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 3:59:16 PM EDT
Best wishes, prayer sent and fingers crossed.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 4:40:11 PM EDT
Prayers sent.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 5:09:20 PM EDT
More prayers.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:17:11 PM EDT
On my mind and in my prayers.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:24:50 PM EDT
May God bless this man and his family.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:32:00 PM EDT
My thoughts are with him. FWIW, there is a thread on it in the Arizona forum.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 6:46:52 PM EDT
Prayer sent
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 7:19:26 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Dredd308:
Originally Posted By DPeacher: One generic, one size fits all ARFCOMMERS prayer sent.
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Make that 2 of them
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Add one more.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 8:30:50 PM EDT
Prayer sent.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 8:36:40 PM EDT
Lord, reach out Your healing touch to this our brother, guide the hands of the surgeon(s) that they will operate with skill and knowledge, keep Your watch over him as he recovers from this event, and pour out Your Spirit to his wife and family that they may know Your peace that passes all understanding. Grant them a steadfast faith and make them secure in the knowledge that You are God. Restore our brother to his family and to us after this trial, that he may enjoy many more years in Your service on this earth. We ask this as our Lord prayed, not our will, but your be done. Amen.
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 9:04:15 PM EDT
Prayers sent, God be with you!! ____________________________________ Don't stand too close to the squirrel Billy, you'll catch its stupid!!
Link Posted: 12/16/2003 10:58:01 PM EDT
Prayer sent, god bless them
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 12:14:29 AM EDT
Done
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 2:59:55 AM EDT
Done, and best wishes sent.
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 3:01:15 AM EDT
Will keep in mind thoughout the day. Hope all goes well.
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 8:05:52 AM EDT
For those who may not have seen, the cat's out of the bag: [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=219272&page=1[/url]
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 9:03:10 AM EDT
Prayers sent!!!
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 5:56:44 PM EDT
Prayer sent!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/17/2003 9:51:00 PM EDT
Prayers sent from the "Hessian Clan!" (Dave,Pam,Jessica,Ashley,&Chris) Hessian-1[wave]out!
Link Posted: 12/18/2003 4:43:34 AM EDT
Nothing special....I just wanted to see this thread go up in flames. [:D] I feel a little pyromania coming on today. [devil]
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