Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sadness

As I sit here I feel numb and helpless. We just received a message telling us that LV's brother was killed in a work related accident. He has left behind his loving wife, Emma, and their eight children. As well as those six little motherless children that they had moved in to help care for.

We are preparing to go to the family. If you care to, prayers for Emma and their family would be appreciated.

54 comments:

elle-maree said...

I am so sorry for the loss to your family. I will keep all of you in prayer.

Magnolia Tea said...

Yes, we will keep all of you in our prayers.
The Lord knows best, and He will surely send healing in His own time. May He comfort all of you and especially Emma in this tragic loss.

Melanie said...

I'll be praying for your family. So sorry about your loss.

ChristinaB said...

Prayers going to God for Emma and her children as well as you and yours!

ShirleyC said...

Oh how sad! Will be praying for the family.

Vintage Rose said...

I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Praying for all your family.

Deb said...

I am so sorry for your family's loss, I pray you have safe travels, and that his wife and kids will be ok.

Life is good! said...

My heart aches for you and your family. May God bless each of you as you go through this trial.

Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Yes, of course I will be praying for everyone.

dayna64 said...

sorry to hear of your family's terrible loss. I will be praying. so sad.

Elizabethd said...

So sorry to hear such sad news. Like others, I will pray for you and for the family.

Susannah said...

Oh.. Absolutely...we will say prayers here at our house. I am so sorry. May God be with all of you.

This Brokedown Life said...

Your post took my breath away. LV can't imagine how many, many strangers were stunned and saddened to read this terrible, terrible news.
Love from Leslie in New Mexico (faithful reader.)

KQ Sue said...

How horrible for your family. My prayers are with you, all. How horrible for his 8 children and especially traumatic for the other 6 children who have now lost a 2nd father.

Elaine said...

I'm sorry for your family's loss. Prayers sent.

Kristina said...

I'm so sorry for your family's loss. I'll be praying for all of you.

Dee said...

I dont pray, but will certainly be thinking of you all at such a sad time.

Emily said...

Praying for your family. Love from North Carolina!

Angela said...

I am so sorry to hear this. I will be praying for your family and his wife and children. My heart aches for the children and his wife.

Hugs,
Angela

The imPerfect Housewife said...

I'm far removed from the situation and yet I feel numb as I read it. I'm in shock at how this has all played out and how you all have endured such pain lately. Prayers for ALL of them, for you and your family, and for Elvin's family as well. Please let me know if I can do anything from here. ♥

Jo-Ann said...

May your family feel the power of God's love in the days ahead. This is so sad and I will certainly pray for peace and comfort for all concerned. God bless you.

Twila said...

My heart goes out to you. These things are so difficult, but I also know the grace of God can comfort and sustain at a time like this. My prayers are with you.

Tiff said...

Keeping all of you in my prayers. May God you strength and peace.

Phyllis Blickensderfer said...

Your family - extended and loving - will be in my prayers during this overwhelming loss. Thank God we have the Comforter who understands when words fail: Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
(Romans 8:26 KJV)

Shelley said...

Praying...God be with all.

Donna B. said...

I am so very sorry. Prayers for all!

Knitwit said...

My condolences to your whole family. Such a loss! You will all be in my prayers, especially Emma.

Peggy said...

Just so hard to imagine this ... I am keeping your family in prayer. This just breaks my heart and reminds us just how fragile our lives can be and only the Lord knows the beginning from the end. Praying specifically for your sister-in-law and all the children, that God will comfort them as only he can.

Ben said...

My deepest condolences to your family. May the peace of God find you all in this time of tragedy.

Randi said...

I am so very sorry. I will be praying for you, LV, Emma and your family.

Isabella said...

Praying for you all

Connie said...

So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for all of you.

Hugs,
Connie

Gen said...

so sorry for your loss..prayers going up now.

Amish Author Teresa Ann Phillips said...

So sad. I send my condolences and prayers.

Mrs. B, a very peculiar person said...

oh Maryann! Your news literally took my breath away. My heart is breaking with you and your family's.

I pray God's peace over you, LV, your children, your sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, mother & father-in-law, brothers and sisters-in-law and the many other family members and friends who are affected by this tragic loss.
I pray God's provision for your dear sister-in-law and her many children.
I pray God's wisdom for your family during this time of great loss.

Psalm 46:1-3, "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will no we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof."

In Christ's Love,
Mrs.B

Nell said...

Praying for LV, your family, and Emma. Such a tragedy.

Rosemary said...

I am so sorry. Many many prayers.

Mrs.Rabe said...

I am so sorry!

I will pray too!

Deanna

krueth said...

I am so very sorry to read this! Praying right now for God to wrap His arms of comfort around his wife and children and extended family as well. Wendy

Maggie in Tally said...

May the peace of God which passes all understanding, enfold and abide with you and LV's family and those motherless ones who were taken in.

AverettLadyNana said...

OH MY! Prayers for his wife children, the six motherless ones who had move din with them. And for you, LV, your children and all the rest of his family!

bluetick said...

We are all numb with you...how sad. May the peace of the Lord be with you all.

{mahina} said...

:( So sorry! Praying!

Lauren said...

Our prayers are with all of you.

jenann said...

You are all in my prayers.
Jenni

Kendra said...

My heart breaks for your precious family. Praying for strength, peace, healing and that the light of Jesus would shine through this darkness.

Betsy said...

Praying for your family through all of these trials, especially Emma and the children.
Blessings,
Betsy

Val said...

I'm sorry, Mary Ann, and will keep the family in my prayers. What a horrible season this has been for you and yours with all these losses.

I'm just a girl... said...

I'm so very sorry to hear of this tragic loss, & I am praying now for your family, especially Emma & all the children. "Grace & peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God & of Jesus our Lord." 2 Peter 1:2

Cheyenne said...

I am so sorry. I will be praying - praying for God's comfort to reign down and hold this dear wife, your family, and all those children in the palm of His hands. That He might rock them to sleep at night.

Was recently told, "when grief pushes you to the dust-worship there."

You are loved.

Amy Laura said...

I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep your family, Emma, and the children in my prayers.

Linda from KY said...

I'm very sorry about the loss of LV's brother. Praying for all of you!

Kathryn Nickel said...

Oh my, this is heartbreaking. I am so sorry to hear this. Praying for you and your family & all those affected.

JMB Ranch said...

My heart goes out to you and your family. Such sorrow. My prayers for you all. It is so hard to understand and just go through the motions of the following days, but I know God will show you mercy. May he hold your hand and lead you through.
Huggss to you,
Brenda