Sunday, August 01, 2010

Please pray...

Please pray for our friends, Ryan and Shannon Arnold and Chad and Cristine Arnold. Long story short, Ryan donated 2/3 of his healthy liver to his brother Chad on Thursday for a live liver transplant. Both guys were recuperating. Last night Ryan had to be readmitted to the ICU after being in code blue and is in very critical care.

Their Caring Bridge site is:

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/ryanandchadarnold

These two guys Jason grew up with in South Dakota. They are not only friends but are like family to us. They were both in our wedding. Their wives are my friends. We love them all very, very much and our prayers for them are not ceasing!

I will leave you with this:

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord, "He is my refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust."

Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare and from the deadly pestilence.
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day,
nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
nor the plague that destroys at midday.
A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.
You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.

If you make the Most High your dwelling - even the Lord, who is my refuge - then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent.
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
You will tread upon the lion and the cobra;
you will trample the great lion and the serpent.

"Because he loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.
He will call upon me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble,
I will deliver him and honor him.
With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation."

- Psalm 91

*All updates will be on the guys' Caring Bridge site. I will not be posting. I just wanted to ask you all for your prayers.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting. I'll be praying.

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  2. Just finished saying a prayer and reading about these two very brave men. May God bless them both.

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  3. Just to let you know you are in my prayers. I'm a friend of Michelle's and have read your blog for a very long time.

    There will be spot unfilled that only your precious friend could hold. I'm trusting the Lord to be your peace and comfort.

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