Needing some prayers

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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 09-14-2010 04:14 AM 1840 reads 0 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Everyone needs a miracle every now and then, and I need one now. My youngest daughter (2 years old) was diagnosed with vesicoureteral reflux this afternoon. It is by no means good, but can have 5 different stages. It is a disease which affects the kidneys. We will be going shortly to do more test to see how bad it is, but hopefully it is a lower stage so it can just be treated with medicine and then maybe she will grow out of it. Right now I don’t even want to think about it being a stage 5 because that involves possible kidney transplant and that would just kill me seeing my little girl suffer that much. If everyone would just shoot a little prayer up to the Big Man, I would really appreciate it.

Thanks everyone

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#1 posted 09-14-2010 04:18 AM

Praying for you and your daughter! May she respond well to any treatment needed and sail through like a trooper.

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#2 posted 09-14-2010 04:18 AM

When it’s your child … it’s the worst.

Count me in for some prayers and positive energy. Please keep us posted.

-- -- Neil

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#3 posted 09-14-2010 04:21 AM

Our prayers are with you!!!

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#4 posted 09-14-2010 04:27 AM

Our prayers are with you and your little girl!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 09-14-2010 04:36 AM

Our prayers are with you and your daughter.


I know where you are. I’ve been where you are. My oldest son grew up with FSGS and was a kidney transplant recipient. He is now a high school teacher!

The Big Carpenter in the sky will take care of you. I know it!

And now, SO DO YOU!


-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#6 posted 09-14-2010 04:38 AM

Chuck, best wishes and prayers for your daughter and you and family.

-- Smitty

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#7 posted 09-14-2010 04:39 AM

Our and our whole family’s Prayers are with your little girl and your family!

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio

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#8 posted 09-14-2010 04:39 AM

Best of luck in the results, I’ll pray for you.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#9 posted 09-14-2010 04:45 AM

Consider it done, you and yours are in my thoughts.

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#10 posted 09-14-2010 04:55 AM

my prayers have started
for the whole family

keep the faith .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 09-14-2010 05:02 AM

We are praying for you brother. Give her a kiss on the forehead from all of us.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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#12 posted 09-14-2010 05:10 AM

As a father of 4 sons and pepe of 2 you know I’ll pray for you even if you’re a stranger (of sorts). Better yet, I will request a group of nuns to pray for your daughter… our local House of Prayers here in S NH. They are powerful. When my father was facing death at 84 (good years), my 5 bros and 3 sis didn’t want to face his end so I asked the good sisters to keep him in their prayers… He went home that same day! I told my siblings and they agreed.Dad had spent a month in ICU and was home when he passed. The good nuns will pray for the best.
Know that any descent human will keep your daughter in their prayers whether they be Christian, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist,Hindu or whatever!

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

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#13 posted 09-14-2010 05:14 AM

My thoughts are with you and your little girl.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#14 posted 09-14-2010 05:33 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with your daughter and your family. I think kids handle these things better than us adults do. Always remember how much God loves you and your daughter!

-- Kansas City, KS "Nothing is as permanent as a temporary solution"

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#15 posted 09-14-2010 05:33 AM

Got a little granddaughter, can’t imagine seeing her suffer. We’ll be praying for her and also for you and your wife, be strong, know he’s in charge.

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