Friday, December 4, 2009

Grasping at straws...

This was the email I sent to my friends and acquaintances, as well as church goers (for added efficacy), when I learned about my mom's diagnosis. I remember it felt like I was drowning. 

From: me
Sent: Wed Dec 02 17:59:31 2009
Subject: please pray for my mom

Today I learned that my mother has stage four gastric/ stomach cancer. The only cure is to remove the stomach. However, the cancer has spread and she must do chemotherapy before any other treatment or surgery can be done. If the chemo is successful, she can live five, six more years, according to the doctor. But I'm hoping many many many many... more years.

I am writing this email because I'm asking that you pray for my mom (her name is 'Nora' Lee). If there's even the slightest chance that prayer has the power to heal, I am asking you to pray. I also included a photo (here w/ my bro). Words cannot describe how amazing she is.

Thank you.