Tha Way

Sar Sar Oo and Ma Aye Kye

Tha Way and Ma Aye Kye

As I write this post Tha Way is spending the night in the hospital.   This young man is 14 years old and has never walked.   He went to the emergency room today for a broken femur.  When they X-rayed him they found that he also had had 2-3 recent fractures in the last few weeks.   The Baptist Hospital staff is going to splint his femur but also evaluate his case to see what else needs to be done.  Please pray for him and his mother Ma Aye Kye.

This family arrived in the United States about a year ago.   When they arrived, we found the brave mother, Ma Aye Kye had fled her homeland years earlier at the death of her husband.  It is our understanding she witnessed her spouse being shot by the junta military.  She has three children, two with brittle bones disease.  They lived in a rural area of Burma and never had medical treatment to reset fractures the children received over the years.    Consequently the children live with a high threshhold for pain and have adapted to their multiple contusions.


About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on May 3, 2009, in M, T-U, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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