Friday, October 3, 2008


I would like to ask for your prayers. Brian and I have a great friend who received some devastating news last week. Our friend, Jeff, was diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic cancer that has metastasized to his liver. Jeff is married to my best friend since childhood and is one of Brian's best friends as well. He and Nicole have two precious little girls, 6 and 9 months. Jeff will begin treatment in a week in Atlanta and needs your prayers as he begins the toughest fight of his life. Jeff was very instrumental in Miles for Madeline being the success that it was and is the kind of person who makes things happen! Please pray for our friend, a father, husband, son, and much more. We believe that God is in control and has Jeff in His hands.



Emily said...

Absolutely praying for Jeff and all those who love him.

This is a Scripture the Lord gave to me when our dear friend was sick with cancer. I'm praying it over Jeff now...

..."Lord, the one you love is sick."

When he heard this, Jesus said, "This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God's glory so that God's Son may be glorified through it."

John 11:3-4

Laurie said...


I am so sorry to hear this about your friends and I will be praying for Jeff and his family. Praying for you too.

Love, Laurie in Ca.

Kenzie said...


I just prayed for Jeff and his family and will continue to do so. I pray for peace for him and Nicole and their little girls as they walk through this valley in their lives... praying God will be glorified in all of this!

Love lots,

Kim ( said...

I will be praying for this family. I am so sorry they have to go through this. Keep us updated. I am continuing to pray for you and yours too! Always!
With love,

Stephanie said...

I found your blog through Jeff's. I just wanted to let you know what a inspiration your blog was to read. I have a friend who is going through something similar, I know it was no accident that I stumbled on your blog.
Thank you for your faith, and I have added you and your beautiful family to my prayer list.

Kim ( said...

Continuing to pray for your friend and his family. I am also remembering you and sweet Madeline today!

Emily said...

Remembering Madeline today!

Melissa said...

I"m crying...even though I don't know this person..Remember, my Daddy died 8 years ago with Pancreatic Cancer...Actually Oct. 4th was 8 years! I am praying for him and his family! I know exactly what they are going through!!!! There is an awesome website/chat place I spent many hours on while Daddy was sick! Please keep me posted with his progress! God is still in the business of healing!

Misty Rice-Baniewicz said...

Absolutely Praying!

justabeachkat said...

Hi Mandy

I'm so sorry to read about your friend Jeff. I will stop now and say a prayer for him and his friends and family.

Thanks for signing up to follow my blog. How sweet!


JMom said...

I will pray for Jeff as I pray for Sweeney. I grew up with your YL leader Jeff in Columbus. He and Kathy are DEAR, close friends to our YL leader who is alos battling stage IV cancer.

Laurie in Ca. said...

Hi Mandy,

I just want you to know that I check in on you often and hope that you are doing alright and wonder how the kids are doing. I miss you here and pray for you and your family too.

Love and Hugs, Laurie
PS. I have finally started a blog:)