Thursday, June 12, 2008

Need your prayers...

My kids are leaving out of town (and away from mom and dad) tomorrow for 11 days. They are flying and also driving in the car (for long distances) and at this moment we still haven't packed, prepared my oldest son's medical supplies (he is diabetic), or written that darn letter for emergency medical treatment.

Needless to say I am starting to panic, a little, ok...truth be told, a lot, and I know I am dragging my feet getting them ready to go, but I just don't like to be away from them that long. So there, I said it...I am nervous, a tad worried, and just icky!

Would you please pray for them...they fly out in the morning and won't be meeting up with my husband & I until June 24th. Pray for them to have no trouble with TSA (medical supplies for my oldest), smooth flights, easy lay overs, and just a great trip.

Would you do that for me please??? Thank you so much!!! I knew I could count on you guys! I know they will be ok, it's just the preparation that makes me a little nuts sometimes. THANK YOU!

UPDATED 6/13/08 3pm (EST) - The kids landed safely and are tucked away at Grandma's house. Thank you for your prayers while they were on the airplane. I sat and watched 3 hours of 7th Heaven as I waited to hear from them, I couldn't concentrate, think, or anything. They will still be away, but I have more peace now...thank you so very much for all your prayers, love, and support!

17 Mel's World Friends Comments:

Heather Orr 6:08 PM  

Definitely!!

Mari 6:25 PM  

I will pray - for them and you! I understand that whole worrying thing - especially when you add diabetes into the mix.

MamaGeek 7:55 PM  

Consider it done. And Mel, things will be just fine. I promise my friend.

Julie Stiles Mills 8:39 PM  

Me too!

Kellan 11:46 PM  

I hope all goes well and I will keep them in my prayers. It sounds like they are headed for a good time - that is good!

Take care - Kellan

Gina 1:45 AM  

Hi Mel! I'm new here but will pray for your precious ones. I betcha all will work out just fine : )

R.L.Scovens 9:06 AM  

Hi there! I orginally came to your blog because of the name Mel! That's my son's name!LOL

I pray peace for you as you help your kids prepare.

Mel's World 10:53 AM  

THANK YOU, thank you, ThAnK yOu all for your prayers...the kids should be on the plane now, but I won't be able to relax and focus until I get the call that they are safely at grandma's house!!!

I do, however, have SO much more peace today that last night...it was rough there for about 3 hours...just the fear and the anxiety.

I kneeled by my bed this morning and just laid it all at the foot of the Cross today though and what an amazing peace since then.

Much Love,
Melissa

Lisa 11:02 AM  

I know I am late but I do know for Sure God already has it "Covered" I will pray for travling mercies.. My hubby is flying into day..from Scotland which is a longgggg trip, a short layover in London then he will be home yeah...I am being selfish I am more excited he is home so I can sleep in tomorrow..I had double foot surgery last fri he left sat and I havent had any "Good" sleep or rest yet... I wonder if I can hide in my room all weekend LOL

Just Mom 2:56 PM  

Consider it done. :-D

Melissa @ The Inspired Room 3:45 PM  

You Betcha! God is in control!

Blessings,
Melissa

Shelly 11:48 PM  

Mel, I would be the same way. This is a great experience for all. Thank God that you are a caring mother.

Monkey Giggles 11:57 PM  

Hey friend,
You know I will be praying for you and them.

it's me, Val 10:14 PM  

Wishing them very safe travels.

Jill@Who Could Ask for Anything More 11:00 PM  

Mel- I have just returned for a week's vacation so am getting caught up. I was glad to read the "good news" update that your kids' travel was safe. I would have felt the same as you.

A Stone Gatherer 5:12 AM  

Just got back from vacation. Glad to hear the boys made it to Grandma's great! We'll be on an airplane on July 19th! We'll need lots of prayer that day too! Jeremiah is not looking forward to it!

Sue Cramer 7:22 PM  

Hope you are enjoying some "me" time!!!
Wish I was there to go out to coffee with ya!
Hugs,
Sue

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