Saturday, July 11, 2009

Urgent Prayer Request

Dear Family and Friends,

Last night we received some unexpected sad news… Ruth’s sister Joanna had a headache throughout the day on Thursday and then on Friday wasn’t feeling good enough to get out of bed. Curtis & Ruth’s Dad decided to take Joanna to the hospital Friday night to have the doctor’s check on her. She was stable and had fallen asleep for the night and all seemed well. At about 9:30 Eastern Time God saw it to take her home. As we got phone calls last night we were overcome with sadness and as I type we are getting a quick breakfast, packing, and getting ready to fly back to NH this afternoon to be with family.

Please be praying for everyone involved during this very sad time. Joanna is in a much better place but she left behind Curtis and three little children. Curtis and Joanna did everything they could to fight this cancer but in the end we continue to trust in the Lord and in His will for our lives.

Thank you for your prayers. It’s going to be a hard week for everyone.

~Ben

8 comments:

Isaac and Neena said...

We love you guys! We'll be praying for you and the entire family. All our love,

Isaac and Neena

Kelly (Klungreseter) Fitzpatrick said...

Praying for your entire family this morning. Especially Curtis and the children. We are so sorry for your loss. His Peace to you and Ruth,
Bob & Kelly Fitzpatrick

Helen said...

So sorry to hear this news. Keeping all of your in our prayers!
love you guys,
the Lowes

Dave & Katie said...

We love you guys and are praying for you and your family. Love, Dave, Katie and Layla

Mark from Freedom Fellowship said...

We will be praying for you guys and especially Curtis and the kids. I will make sure to let the Freedom Family know.

Corey Clan said...

Our hearts ache for your family. Praying for God's grace for all during this time. Love you all.

In Him,
Wendy for the Coreys

Kathy said...

We will hold you all so close to Jesus in prayer. We are hurting with you and love you guys so much.
Kathy for the Foster family

Kristi said...

We join the many who are lifting you up in prayer and are asking the God of all comfort to bring peace and trust as you walk through this tremendously difficult time
Our love to you all,
The Calhouns