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MY JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU!
Loving Father, guide with wisdom and skill the minds and hands of the medical people who minister to our loved ones in Your Name; grant that every cause of illness be removed so that they may be restored to soundness of health and family life once again, through Jesus Christ. Amen.
(9/21/14) A memorial service...A Celebration of Life, was held yesterday to a standing room crowd. He never met a stranger; always ready to help if someone needed assistance; chaplain of the FOE...known as "the preacher man." Highly religious; loved reading his three Bibles; he now has joined his younger brother Jerry and grandson, little Jerry and all of his family that have predeceased him, at the heavenly paradise that awaits all who believe in God. I can only imagine the smiles, hugs and kisses that he was greeted with as he walked through heaven's door. Rest In Peace My Beloved Son.
Update; (9/8/14) My son Troy passed away today. Please offer your prayers for the repose of his soul. THANKS
Updates, etc on My Brother, Bud. Progress is slow to date but continuing to improve. THANKS TO ALL for your prayers for my brother and family.
5/20/14 (update) Lucy is doing as well as can be expected given her illness. The good thing is that she has very little to no pain; she is ambulatory and looks forward to family visits. Please remember Lucy and family in your prayers. THANKS TO ALL!
3/27/14: (update) Lucy has completed radiation treatment for additional tumors. She is now considering what additional treatment, if any, she will consider henceforth. PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR LUCY. Thanks
3/5/14: (update) Lucy is beginning radiation treatment for additional tumors. She is doing better considering what she has been through to date. PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR LUCY. With prayer ANYTHING is possible. Please remember the family as well.
2/5/14: PLEASE KEEP LUCY IN YOUR PRAYERS. She just had surgery to remove a large blood clot and tumor from her brain. Please include her family in your prayers as well. THANKS TO EVERYONE!
The Greatest Lie Ever Told..."You Have Time!"
O Heavenly Father, Let ALL Men Realize That War is NOT What You Wish For Us, But PEACE, LOVING, And FORGIVING Hearts. Amen.
The road to success is not straight.
There is a curve called Failure, a loop called Confusion, speed bumps called Friends, red lights called Enemies, caution lights called Family. You will have flats called Jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance, insurance called Faith, a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success. Philippians
Home Altar Pictures...Come Pray With Me. "For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them." —Matthew 18:20. Please join me for daily prayers.
The Chapel now comprises the three walls of one of my rooms; the fourth wall is loaded with computer and electronic equipment I use to provide the Prayerbook religious website; answer the many, many emails; and provide the Home Altar Live Pictures (N/A). The walls of the chapel are described below:
The main wall of the Chapel, the Main Altar, is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus with a statue of Jesus extending His hands in peace...Peace Be With You. The Main Altar altar background contains pictures of the Stations of the Cross with the first seven on the left side, the right side the last seven. My two favorite depictions of the Divine Mercy Image are behind the statue of the Sacred Heart. The Gothic Windows are replicas of the stained windows of St. Patrick's Church, where I was baptized, confirmed, made my first communion and served as an altar boy for many years. Several of my favorite chaplet beads can be seen. Crystal vases contain white and red roses, as well as wine and water on a serving tray; provision for hosts is provided in an additional crystal piece. My childhood prayerbook albeit quite "torn and tattered" is also shown. A Padre Pio rosary is adjacent to the prayerbook as is my rosary from the Vatican, blessed by Pope John. Several of my "prized" possessions are the small holy water bottles from Knock, Ireland. Candles on either side of the altar along with floral arrangements at the main altar front, complete the decor.
The second wall of the Chapel, the Rosary Wall, is dedicated to the Rosary, my favorite prayer, with statues of Mary, Our Lady of Grace, on the right side; the statue of Joseph holding the Child Jesus on the left side. The center is adorned with the pictures of the Rosary depicting the Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious and the new Luminous mysteries. Burgundy roses on green vines encompass the mystery depictions, topped by a small crucifix that had been "thrown away" by someone. A small ceramic statue of Mary with the Infant Jesus adorns the center pedestal flanked by two candles.
The third wall of the Chapel, the Devotion Wall, is dedicated to the Infant of Prague and St. Therese, "The Little Flower." Beautiful statues of each adorn pedestals of honor on each side of a gorgeous golden cross, a gift from my third Son and his two beautiful daughters. A favorite picture of the Infant of Prague and St. Therese "The Little flower," is situated below the center pedestal holding the Cross. Completing the display is a half-circle of variegated green leaves on a vine perfuse with red roses.
This religious site presents material that has been beneficial in my life and the message I, in my poor way, hope to offer to you the visitor is, "all things are possible with prayer."
The use of the word Prayerbook was selected as the title for this religious site and the Internet the vehicle to present the many prayers and devotions contained in the thousands of pages that are a part of this site. (top)
TO THE THOUSANDS OF VISITORS NEW AND OLD
My sincere hope and prayer that this religious site will, in some small way, serve as a spiritual tool for those of you who wish to increase their daily prayer life. (top)
This religious site is dedicated to my parents, Mattie B. and Geo. M. Haney Sr., for the sacrifices they made to provide my catholic education; my grandparents, Palestine and Jeremiah Quilter, for the gentle guidance and love provided in my formative years; to all the Ursuline Nuns and Christian Brothers who educated me; to my family and friends who provide the encouragement to stay the course; my heartfelt THANK YOU!
To my youngest son, Jerry, who passed from this life to a better place on June 29, 2001. You were an inspiration to your Father particularly, and your family as well. Your loving heart and smiling face will be missed but never forgotten. With heavy hearts and tearful eyes, until we see you again, rest in peace my son, you are completely free to enjoy your family there and to watch over your family here. Love, Dad.
To Jesus, Mary and Joseph who have helped me through all the tragedy that has befallen my family and still provided me a smile, I know the power of prayer first hand, "awesome!" (top)
Grateful appreciation is extended to Mrs. P. Tijerina for her research help; Mrs. L. Lee for her typing and formatting skills in the preparation of the Holy Mass, Cycles A, B and C; and Mr. J. Craft for his continuing assistance in the presentation of this religious site.
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