Dec 22, 2008 at 9:40 am #1232777
Jeff BooneBPL Member
(Please see update below)
I know isn't supposed to be posted here, but I hope everyone will understand.
A dear friend of mine (Chris Kimler)found out his 13 year old son Trace has cancer. Trace started Chemo last Friday.
I was speaking with Chris last week and he told me Trace asked him how many people are praying for him. Chris shared a couple of emails with him, and Trace said something like "wow, people in Oklahoma are praying". Chris showed him another one from someone in Maine. Chris said Trace and he have kinda started a game checking off the different states people are praying in.
Please do three things.
1. Pray for Trace, Chris, Amy (Trace's mom), Maddie (little sister), and Cole (little brother. I'm praying for healing, peace, strength, comfort, wisdom, and joy in this Christmas season.
2. I'm hoping we can get all 50 states and some others countries too. Please send me an email with where you're praying from to email@example.com. I'll compile them and get them to Chris so he can share with Trace.
3. Ask those you know to pray as well.
I've been forwarding the emails you've sent me, and I received this from Chris:
That's awesome! I hope you guys have a great Christmas. Trace appreciates all this. Please make sure your friends know that he has read them all and appreciates the support.
Please continue to send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.orgDec 22, 2008 at 11:07 am #1465864
Ben 2 WorldBPL Member
@ben2worldLocale: So Cal
I see no reason why this shouldn't be posted. I will pray for Trace and his family. Let them know they can "check" California. God bless.Dec 22, 2008 at 12:00 pm #1465876
Jolly Green GiantBPL Member
"Check" good ole Virginia.Dec 22, 2008 at 12:11 pm #1465880
Mary DBPL Member
@hikinggrannyLocale: Gateway to Columbia River Gorge
Prayers from Oregon, too!Dec 22, 2008 at 12:32 pm #1465885
You can add Illinois.
My family will be praying for Trace and his family as well as you and yours.
Gods blessings and have a Merry Christmas.Dec 22, 2008 at 12:42 pm #1465889
Brian MarkeyBPL Member
New JerseyDec 22, 2008 at 12:50 pm #1465892
todd harperBPL Member
@funnymoLocale: Sunshine State
Florida tooDec 22, 2008 at 12:53 pm #1465894
@clt1953Locale: northern minnesota
jeff, please tell your friend chris, that minnesota will be praying for trace and family, too.Dec 22, 2008 at 12:55 pm #1465895
Bellingham WADec 22, 2008 at 1:06 pm #1465900
Brian BarnesBPL Member
KansasDec 22, 2008 at 1:09 pm #1465905
Bill FornshellBPL Member
@bfornshellLocale: Southern Texas
I have had many folks pray for me when I had cancer and I will be happy to add Trace and his familty to my prayer list.
Texas is in.Dec 22, 2008 at 1:15 pm #1465909
AlaskaDec 22, 2008 at 1:18 pm #1465911
Jamie ShorttBPL Member
@jshorttLocale: North Carolina
Check North CarolinaDec 22, 2008 at 1:48 pm #1465924
Ben 2 WorldBPL Member
@ben2worldLocale: So Cal
Kind of a good way to flush out where everybody's from. :)
I like how this most modern of technology is helping us in performing the oldest of acts — circling together in prayer.Dec 22, 2008 at 1:51 pm #1465925
Dennis ParkBPL Member
@dparkLocale: San Francisco Bay Area
Also from California…
They may want to check out this website, caringbridge.org. This could be a very useful resource for the family as they go through this ordeal. I learned of it from friends whose baby girl also has CA.Dec 22, 2008 at 2:05 pm #1465929
@doorknobLocale: West of what you think is west
Been there. Prayers from the Aloha state.Dec 22, 2008 at 2:10 pm #1465931
David StenbergBPL Member
I know y'all are from Tennessee, but add a check for the western end of the state, Memphis.Dec 22, 2008 at 2:27 pm #1465935
Richard LyonBPL Member
@richardglyonLocale: Bridger Mountains
You can add my home state, DelawareDec 22, 2008 at 2:31 pm #1465937
@pbrown19Locale: Traverse City MI
Best wishes and hope for a recovery go out from me and my family here in Michigan.Dec 22, 2008 at 2:55 pm #1465941
Tom CaldwellBPL Member
Showing you Missouri being added to the list.Dec 22, 2008 at 3:02 pm #1465943
From Indiana we will be praying and we know that Jesus has the power to heal Trace.Dec 22, 2008 at 3:59 pm #1465958
@rcaffinLocale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
> I know isn't supposed to be posted here, but I hope everyone will understand.
It certainly should not have been posted under Gear, so I have moved the thread to Chaff.
My best wishes for Trace.
CheersDec 22, 2008 at 5:12 pm #1465983
Denis HazlewoodBPL Member
@redleaderLocale: Luxury-Light Luke on the Llano Azul
Praying in Petaluma, CADec 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm #1465992
Ken HelwigBPL Member
@kennyhel77Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
from Northern California. I know what it is like to have cancer. Tough thing.Dec 22, 2008 at 6:56 pm #1466003
Praying in Idaho.
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