They took Philip off the ventilator this morning. We are very grateful for this miracle.  He is now able to talk but his thoughts are a little scattered.


  1. Hallelujah! We’ll take ny garbled words we can get!

  2. I hope that our prayers helped in some way. Thanks for forwarding.
    Laurie Berzack

  3. Have been praying. I have not lost a son, but I sure know what it is like to hear the news to prepare yourself. This family needs prayers for a long long time. Keep me posted
    Barbara Spivey
    (friend of Lorrie & Barry)

  4. WOW I am thilled the prayers are working…Julie, Devorah Leah, and I, all said Tehillim this AM…Will continue every day and more. Love to the Sperlings from the Powells…. Cindi

  5. What better news to post today. We have been watching and reading along with sending many prayers your way.

    We love you all and although we cannot be there with you, know that our hearts and thoughts are there.

  6. dear flipper, ran, and shelly –
    gilly, gilly, gilly, gilly good shabbat, good shabbat, good shabbat.
    gilly, gilly. gilly, gilly good shabbat, GOOD SHABBAT!!!!
    lots and lots of love — robbin

  7. I woke up this Sabbat moring and you were on my mind. I will say a Mishabarah for you at Shule. I know that you will overcome these new challenges. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Be strong! With all my heart, get well. Alan Hersh

  8. I am so happy for all of you and Mike and I are elated that Philip is on the transplant list.Prayer is powerful and Miracles do happen.

  9. For those of you who don’t know… Heather is the wife of a liver recipient. She has her own blog about her husband Mike’s journey. Follow her blog at

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