Please pray for my family and neighbors

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by gcvmom, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    I live in SoCal where a major fire broke out this morning and it is being fanned by hot, dry, gale-force winds. We could see flames from our house and started packing up our cars at 1:00 this afternoon. At 3:00pm our neighborhood was put under mandatory evacuation. We are all safe, but of course I am worried about our house because it is definitely in danger. So please pray... for us and our neighbors. It's going to be a long night.
     
  2. Jena

    Jena New Member

    ugh that is horrible. I am sending you hugs and saying a prayer. how scarey. are you far enough away from it? Where is your horse kept on the property, yes?
     
  3. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    I was wondering today if anyone would be affected by these fires. Stay safe and check in when you can. Of course thoughts, prayers and hugs going out to you and yours.
     
  4. Ilovemyson

    Ilovemyson Guest

    Prayers for all involved!
     
  5. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    I'm sorry that you are in the middle of all that. I hope your home is spared. What a horrible situation for all these families.
     
  6. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Many thoughts and prayers being sent your way.... it would be horrible to lose your house, but the main thing is that you and the family are safe. I know- you know that. Keep us informed and keep playing it safe and sound!
     
  7. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Oh, GCV...please keep in touch. I will be thinking of your family.

    Abbey
     
  8. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Prayers being said! Please be safe!
     
  9. donna723

    donna723 Well-Known Member

    I've been watching the news coverage on TV ... it's horrible. So glad that your family got out safely. I will keep you and your neighbors in my prayers.
     
  10. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    Gcv mom

    You know I will keep you in our prayers. I've survived two house fires and they are scary and hard to understand. Just know that we're here for you and there in spirit holding you up.
    Hugs & Love
    Star
     
  11. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

    I'm keeping you and your neighbors in my thoughts and prayers. Please stay safe and update when you can. {{{Hugs}}}
     
  12. ML

    ML Guest

    Prayers and positive thoughts for you and your neighbors. Please be safe.
     
  13. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Thank you! We are still hanging out in our cars watching the firestorm :( husband was told by police that a few homes adjacent to our street were affected, but we don't know the extent. I'm taking the younger two kids to see HSM3 while husband and difficult child 1 hang out below our hill with our critters and wait for updates. I think our place may be ok, but just watching the wall of flames racing, and I mean RACING through the brush all around just made me sick. Haven't felt so helpless since we nearly lost difficult child 1 when he was born... But whatever happens, life will go on. I'll post more later when we figure out what's next.
     
  14. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    okay i went outside and did a rain dance......


    pray for rain
     
  15. everywoman

    everywoman Active Member

    Praying here for an end to this for you and your neighbors.
     
  16. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    Keeping you in my prayers and joining in the rain dance.
     
  17. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Saying a prayer and keeping body parts crossed.

    (((hugs)))
     
  18. mrscatinthehat

    mrscatinthehat Seussical

    Sending good thoughts and prayers that all will be ok.

    beth
     
  19. house of cards

    house of cards New Member

    Adding more prayers for the fire to be under control soon and homes uneffected.
     
  20. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Another adding in more prayers.
     
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