Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Thoughts and Prayers for Jim


Dear friends, please keep a friend of ours and his loving family in your prayers. I've known Jim for several years, having worked with him at a television station and then when he started his own graphic design business.

His valiant battle with cancer is about to come to an end. He's in the ICU now, experiencing renal and heart failure. The priest is there and aunts and uncles have been called in from near and far. Jim is only 42.

He is such a fun guy and I enjoyed getting to know him and his wife over the years. She and I were pregnant with our first children at the same time, after both struggling to start families. Miss E and Mr. J. are our miracle babies. To see her go through this is heartbreaking, as is the thought of a 7-year old losing his daddy. But, Jen has come to terms with this, as has Jim's mom. They don't want for him to be in any more pain and are preparing to let him go with God.

I know you are a supportive community of bloggers and readers, so I thank you in advance for thoughts and prayers you send to this family. God bless, Jim.

Image property of the Montgomery Family, via Facebook.


8 comments:

sweetpea said...

praying and lifting them up....

JulesTX said...

Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Christy {SparklesandSpinach} said...

I just can't even imagine. Words can't even express how much my heart just breaks reading this. Thinking of Jim & his family...

About Last Weekend said...

Very sad. Prayers for your wonderful friend and his family.

Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

I can't even imagine, thoughts and prayers for everyone as Jim goes home to his Father.

Main Line Sportsman said...

42 is far too young...we all wish him peace...very sad.

Twist of Lime said...

I'm so sorry.

JMW said...

Thanks, everyone. Jim is still hanging in there and we haven't received any news today. I know everyone appreciates the prayers from near and far.