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    Brain tumor

    As some of you know, I have advanced prostate cancer. We discovered yesterday that I have a tumor about the size of an egg in my brain.

    after a second MRI today, we met with a neurosurgeon. The prognosis is good for complete removal. Surgery will be in a week or so after more tests and planning.

    we feel very comfortable with the surgeon and the overall situation.

    God is still on the throne and we place our trust in him.

    needless to say, we welcome your prayers for myself, my wife and our entire family.

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    Praying for you, your wife, and your entire family.
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    Your trust in God is well placed.
    So sorry to hear this
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    Prayer sent for you and your family.

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    Will be praying. My neighbor is 80 and has pancreatic cancer right now; it doesn't look like he's got long.
    "Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one--the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.." - C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

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    Praying for peace, comfort and healing brother.
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    Praying that God holds your hand and guides the hands of your surgeon.
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    Ken I am so very sorry sir. Hang in there, don't give up. Do what the doctors say. And then remember that Laughter is the best medicine. Cut out the stress, its a killer.

    Spend a half hour to an hour a day laughing. Whatever turns you on, dive into it.


    You are in my prayers.

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    God Bless !! Ken !!

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    Ken my dad had that same surgery.
    Lord guide Kens healing and bring him out of this healed, we ask this in Jesus name Amen
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    In my Prayers tonight.

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    Prayers for you, your family, and a swift recovery

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    Prayers for Ken, his wife and their family.
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    Prayers sent Ken and remember, God always does what's best for you. Keep your faith, His power is infinite.

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    Prayers for you and the family. I lost a good friend to brain cancer eight years ago.
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    Prayers sent
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    Hello Ken, It is my pleasure to add your situation along with the family to our prayer list.

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    God bless you, Ken, and the surgeon's hands, and send you a powerful healing.

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    Thank you all my brothers in Christ and the shooting hobby.

    i have spent the last few days basking in the love of my family and our heavenly fathers gifts.

    God is Good!

    I suspect that we will know more today regarding surgery and future treatments.

    if I do not return from this burden, I pray now that you carry on and know that you have been dear to me in my short time here.

    Amen

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    Praying for you buddy.

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