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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Please Pray

This prayer request post is for friends of mine.

Please pray Faith and her 3-month-old daughter, Charlotte, who goes in for open heart surgery today.  Charlotte was diagnosed with Down Syndrome after her birth and was born with holes in her heart that need to be repaired.

Faith and her family were previously missionaries to Mexico.  Faith contacted me shortly after we moved to South Africa in 2006 and has been huge support and encouragement to me since.

You can find updates on Faith's blog http://www.sixzoomembers.blogspot.com/

While on you knees, will you please also lift up 2 other friends of mine.

Tammy is in the hospital with a blood clot in her brain that was found last night. The doctors think they found it early enough that there won't be permanent damage, please pray as the doctors move forward with treatment.

Melanie is currently in emergency surgery (going on 6 hours now) with a possibly cancerous tumor found yesterday.  The doctors have said that everything is going fine with the surgery so far.

I will update with any new information as I can.  Thank you for your prayers!


Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas

We wish you a very


From the Smith Family
Lincoln, Jenny, Madison, Kyler, Kendi and Isabel