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 on: October 20, 2017, 01:11:29 PM 
Started by daylily - Last post by childoftheking
UPDATE on EMBERLY From Trishonna
Dear Friends and Family
It's been a few months since the last update has been shared about Emberly. We're glad to report she has been improving every day since her surgery last summer in late June. Thank you for all your prayers for our family during this very long and difficult journey for Emberly and the rest of us.
Since Emberly has been home from surgery she's been able to quit taking the dreaded steroid medication. She had been on it since the spring to help offset the edema and swelling around her brain, but it also caused her to gain a lot of weight and have other undesirable side effects. During this time our mom also has been an ever present care giver and working to integrate alternative treatments into her schedule and keep her on track with the doctor's orders.
Over the summer her Doctors advised (and insisted) that she go on a round of chemo and radiation. With 99% or more of the tumor now removed from the surgery she would respond more favorably to this treatment designed to target any residual cancer cells in the hopes to keep them from replicating and causing the tumor to come back. After prayer and family discussion Emberly began a month long schedule of chemo and radiation therapy. She successfully finished around the end of September.
That brings us to the current update. This last week Emberly was taken to Santa Monica for an MRI and follow up visit with her medical team to see how things were going. The MRI was inconclusive. They noticed some minor areas that could be recurring cancer or could also be scar tissue from the recent radiation treatments. But Emberly is feeling wonderful, losing the weight she had gained and even working on getting her driver's license reinstated. Her doctors were so enthusiastic about how good she looked and how alert and sharp she was with her mind. Everyone enjoyed her sense of humor as well.
It's now been 17 months since Emberly was first diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiform (GBM) and many patients do not live much past this point. However the doctors were confident that she has a bright future and feel she might easily double the 17 months or more with her current progress. They were very careful not to offer any time predictions, but did mention that there are patients who have survived GBM for 10-15 years... and counting.
So going forward Emberly will be on a limited chemo schedule of 5 days on and 23 days off for the next year with MRIs taken every two months. Of course we'll continue to integrate natural remedies into her schedule as we have been. We are so thankful that Emberly has made such a remarkable comeback from some very scary near death moments these past few months. Please continue to lift her and the rest of our family in prayer. We cherish each moment we have with Emberly as you can imagine. In spite of all that has happened the fact she is still alive and doing so well IS a true miracle and answer to prayer for which we thank our Heavenly Father each day.
This Video Emberly sent me from the Cafe in San Monica after her early morning follow up visit with the Doctor. They were hungry as they missed breakfast to make it to her appointment. It was 11:30 am finally getting to eat.

 on: September 24, 2017, 08:19:29 AM 
Started by reddogs - Last post by Bob Pickle
I think that's 9T 28. Read on to the top of 9T 29, and you'll see that God has called us to raise up memorials in every city and village on the planet. And elsewhere she made clear that a memorial is a physical building, whether church, school, publishing house, or medical institutions, perhaps small and simple, that is standing for the observance of the true Sabbath.

So the earlier dream that same night isn't just talking about not sharing with our friends and neighbours. It's also talking about not doing aggressive evangelism that results in planting churches in every city and viallage, even in North America.

 on: August 28, 2017, 06:39:26 PM 
Started by Daryl Fawcett - Last post by Gailon Arthur Joy
Southeastern California Conference is clearly in outright rebellion against the General Conference in, what should happen???

Since the Pacidfic Uniopn appears to also be in would be up to the General Confernece Fall Counsel to turn the entire Pacific Union back to a Mission Territory and disband the Union Conference AND the Southeastern Conference.

Of we ever intend to openly confront this issue. the LEADESHIP needs to deal decisively with this outright rebellion. IF WE HAVE TO LOSE MEMBERSHIP. SO BE IT!!! Shoulod nnot even be a consideration. Rebellion must be quashed as was done with the Israeli's in the desert..there, the Lord opened the vaty earth to eliminate this open rebellion of Korah, et al!!! Why should we allow this rebellion while a weak General Confernce President shows no backbaone to r=deal with open rebellion!!! Does he really want to put his own salvation at risk for the failure to follow the clear and open message from the Godhead??? Does he really want to risk being on the wrong side of the wall at the end of the millenium???

It is time for decisive and bold action to meet this rebellion "HEAD ON"!!! Gailoon Arthur Joy, NAD Reporting

 on: August 28, 2017, 06:19:22 PM 
Started by Gailon Arthur Joy - Last post by Gailon Arthur Joy
Since this original posting on the General Confernce in Sesion, they have yet met again and further recommended that there is no biblical basis for Women;s Ordination and have voted yet again on the issue,

Jmmedjafely following the GConference in Session, he publicly asserted his open opposition to the General Conference Decision and intended to further resist and allow women's ordination in the North American Division.

THAT PUTS HIM IN OPEN OPPOSITION TO THE GENERAL CONFERENCE IN SESSION...and now subject to the disciplinary action by the General Conference. I have heard rumblings that the Fall Council is expected to take action...FRANKLY, I do not think they have the back-bone to act decisively and do what they should do...Take the credentials of the President of the North American Division.

If the General Conference Fall Session makes no recommendation to the General Conference to discipline this open rebellion, then we must presume that Jr is no chip off the old block and does not have the leadership to deal with this open rebellion. This may be a direct influence of Mark Finlay, but regardless, the failure to deal with this will embolden  open rebellion and lead to anarchy on the issue throughout the NAD!!! Congregations will be left to their discretion on the matter and expect it to lead to open and wholesale rebellion.

I would encourage prayer on the matter but have little faith that the General Conference has the stomach for the fight and expect serious repercussions as a result!!! DIVISION WIDE

Gailon Arthur Joy, NAD REPORTER

 on: August 26, 2017, 11:57:52 AM 
Started by Gailon Arthur Joy - Last post by Gailon Arthur Joy
Is it deliberate...or that new sites have simply over-whelmed this discussion? Have we lost our moral compass, or simply contemporary events have moved the discussion to more confrontational and out-spoken platforms?

Somehow, I have a sense for the fact that we are way behind contemporary issues in Seventh-day Adventist circles and much is ignored that should not be ignored...guess that message is as much to myself as to the members here.

We should give some thought to broadening the discussion to more contemporaneous issues alive and well in Adventism!!! Or are we committed to avoiding confrontational issues?

Gailon Arthur Joy

 on: August 19, 2017, 02:37:11 PM 
Started by reddogs - Last post by daylily
I often think of this quotation. I don't want to be one of those who is asked this question! We have 31 families on our road (about 3 miles)  and some other friends not far away. Most are Baptists or were raised Baptist and are not church-goers right now. We hope to send out an invitation to every one of them and invite them to a prophecy seminar this fall at our home. We would appreciate prayers!

But to answer your question, I don't think we can generalize, some Adventists are giving the warning, some are giving a muddled message. We need to ask ourselves, "What am I doing to warn those in my circle of influence?"

 on: August 18, 2017, 11:53:47 PM 
Started by reddogs - Last post by reddogs
You knew! Why then did you not tell us?

The SOP tells us the following:

“In the visions of the night a very impressive scene passed before me. I saw an immense ball of fire fall among some beautiful mansions, causing their instant destruction. I heard someone say: “We knew that the judgments of God were coming upon the earth, but we did not know that they would come so soon.” Others, with agonized voices, said: “You knew! Why then did you not tell us? We did not know.” On every side I heard similar words of reproach spoken..”

Have Adventist made clear what is going to happen at the end, to the wicked and the saints. Or is the message been muddled or unclear? What does everyone think?

 on: July 25, 2017, 04:28:51 PM 
Started by childoftheking - Last post by childoftheking
Meant to say NOT on facebook.

 on: July 25, 2017, 05:32:45 AM 
Started by childoftheking - Last post by childoftheking
This of course is Linda's opinion and her own point of view but since some of you are now on facebook, I am posting it here as this is of interest to many..

 on: July 25, 2017, 05:29:35 AM 
Started by childoftheking - Last post by childoftheking
Hi Facebook Friends & Family, I am actually writing this from Southern Illinois. For those of you who have read my autobiography, you understand the stalking, harassment and thugging I have experienced for many years now. And these things have not only sporatically followed me across the United States, but also internationally as well. Why? Only God knows every aspect of the reasoning behind these barbarious actions. But in this world, the culprits to behavior like this can typically be traced back to money, power, fame and control. Following my first night in Illinois, I was saddened to see that my rental car front fender appeared to have suffered some intentional damage. There was also suggestive writing on the driver's side window of the car. Today, Monday, was my court date. Many courthouses, including the one I visited today, do not allow women to bring their purses into the building. So I left mine locked in the trunk of the rental car. I was shocked and saddened to discover my purse was robbed while I was in the courthouse...mainly some personal financial correspondence from my bank. Just as a sideline, I have not spoken to my ex in many years. But there was an appropriate time to privately ask him an honest question. This question was met with alot of accusations and a mean spirit. Hmm. Indigestion?
I have to take a moment to thank God for my very balanced, intelligent, hard-working, dedicated and Christian attorney. He very much understands that we serve a God who LOVES Justice. When Kurt sees someone who has been taken advantage of or wounded by others, he literally burns the midnight oil to prepare the necessary arguments and paperwork to 'set the captives free.' I am very BLESSED to have such amazing representation. Today his delivery and message was balanced, concise and I am sure was heart-warming even to the angels who were there taking in every word. Although as Christians we prefer a peacable way of handling problems, there is a time and place where we need to take a stand for what is right...and these actions pave the way for the human rights of others to be respected and honored. Sure, I will be thrilled when it is all finished...and I will be satisfied no matter what the outcome will be. Although Justice is a very wonderful thing, sometimes we have to be satisfied with just making our voice heard. With this being said, I still look for a positive outcome.
But as always, I VERY DEEPLY appreciate your prayers, concern and heart-touching messages. GOD BLESS YOU...each and every one!! Sending Blessings, Hugs & Prayers your way, Linda Shelton

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