Paula Marks, who is married to Bob Marks on the Chi Alpha National Leadership Team, had a brain aneurysm burst last night. According to the email I received, “she is currently in a coma in neuro intensive care unit and is unresponsive.” The aneurism is deep in her brain, which makes surgery difficult.
Bob and I used to joke that we were lucky men–we each had a Paula. Please ask God to restore Bob’s Paula to him.
UPDATE: On 12/4 in the morning I received this email:
“Many of you are emailing me wanting a latest update on my mom.
She is very ill and the doctor told us, that he is NOT seeing significant improvements.
We are told that less than 1% survive this kind of aneurysm….
That does not mean that our faith is gone! Unless God interferes she will pass on so we continue to pray for a divine miracle.
Please pray with us for this miracle because I do know that God does perform miracles.
Several of you want to know what to pray for specifically so here it is:
The doctor wants to see if her lift 2 fingers on command and then he will recognize that she is not neurologically impaired.
That is what I am praying for. I told her that last night and reminded her that her strength is in the LORD. PSALM 121 is what we have taped in her room…we are also reminding her that it is “Not by might, nor by power but by His spirit, says the Lord.” Thank you for praying for her! “
UPDATE: on 12/4 in the afternoon I received this message:
We just got a call from the hospital…when the doctor asked Paula to raise
her two fingers- she did.
Praise God for his answer to prayer! The family is very encouraged, but
Paula still needs our prayers for continued healing.