This is Andrew. Andrew is the son of a good friend of mine from church, Brandy. Andrew is 7 years old and was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-Cell) just last week.
Update on Abby:
After day 8 of treatment- bone marrow aspiration, spinal tap, chemo-Abby still has 6% leukemia in her bone marrow . She has significant problems with her liver that they are trying to figure out. It is a serious complication. They are bringing a specialist on board to help decide what is wrong, and what to do.
My friend Carolyn is in Ethiopia right now getting her new daughter Selah Yordanos- known to many as 'Yordi'. (Picture below was taken last year in Ethiopia when Carolyn and her husband first met Yordi). Yordi's HIV has progressed into AIDS and her health is rapidly declining. She is having a rough time keeping her medication down and weighs only 32 lbs at age 10.
Lord, I lift these beautiful children and their families up to you and ask that you heal them completely. I pray for peace and comfort that only you can give for all of those touched by these situations. I ask that you be with these families in the days ahead and that you go before them and pave the roads they must walk. Father I know that you love these children more than we could ever image and that you have promised to never leave them or forsake them. I pray that you make your presence known in every situation, every detail, every breath they take. I pray that they are free of pain and free of fear -resting only in you. I thank you father for each one of their precious lives and thank you for their example of strength and courage. In Jesus name we pray- Amen.