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Prayer for my Step Aunt on Dialysis.

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Please Pray for Cathy, she is my step mothers sister in law and she is on dialysis, but is also going in for a hip replacement tomorrow.  The thing about her kidneys is a very complicated thing, the doctor does not know yet if she meets the qualifications to get doner kidneys, so she might have to be on Dialysis for the rest of her life.  For anyone who does not know, you usually have to go in the hospital every other day for a four hour session of blood filtering.  My main prayer is that not only will she qualify to receive new kidneys but also be able to find a doner who has passed on, or two living doners. 

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I’m so sorry to hear about Cathy’s health condition. I know how painful it must be for her to go through this. I just said a prayer for her, asking the Lord to touch her with His healing hands and strengthen her. He cares more deeply than we can imagine and is faithful to respond according to His perfect will. May He prove Himself her healer and sustainer in many tangible ways. Grace and peace to you and your family.

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