The following email is just in, from Maine Needs Jesus
(email@example.com). Please read, pray and do whatever else the LORD tells you.
An update on Ron’s status and our prayer needs for the winter:
It has been a long rough road this past month with Ron. He’s been having more bad days than good. When he has his bad days he just stays in our room, because he doesn’t want to hurt anyone or offend anyone, or be grumpy to anyone. I do not like to leave him alone at all, so I make sure someone is home with him at all times.
We are still working on getting him some help to pay the medical bills. We have applied to some programs that will help pay some basic routine doctor visits and hope to hear on that soon. He has an appointment on November 6th for a re-check of the mass found on his breast in May. They think it is nothing to be concerned with, but are checking it again to be sure. Thankfully, the cost of the test has already been paid as part of the original test, back when he still had coverage. A nurse in his doctor’s office is working on options for the brain MRI, so that is moving forward again.
Support is dwindling, and we understand that. This is not what churches committed to support. We do have needs we would like folks to pray over:
+ Our winter wood supplies, which is now up to $300 per cord for the good, seasoned hardwood. We have 1.5 cord and need 4 more cord.
+ Propane for heating, about $80/month right now but will be about 3 times that when the cold weather gets here.
+ Our leach bed is showing signs that it may be reaching its end-of-life. We need prayer and wisdom concerning this. Pray that God fixes it without any intervention, as replacement options are expensive.
+ Also pray for monthly income. Regular bills are harder and harder to meet as support dwindles, and options are becoming more and more limited.
The Lord has been good. We are getting by, thanks to the generosity of God’s people. We have never gone without a meal. I have learned over the years to make things stretch.
I thank God for the patience and wisdom that he has given me, but also know I need more of both. I personally do need your prayers. This is very difficult for me, as I’ve seen a man be very spiritual and always kept his eyes on the Lord and literally lived by faith through some incredible challenges, go to being very depressed and very shut in. With the holidays coming, I am concerned it’s even going to get worse. My husband has always loved Thanksgiving and Christmas time, that’s his time with his children and now my grandchildren. So, I’m asking for your prayers for him and that God can give him strength and healing.
Thank you, and may God continue to bless you all!
PS: If God moves you to help financially, you can do so at this link: http://fundamental.org/news/98-help-for-missionary-family
Romans 11:33-36 KJB
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