1. A very dear friend of ours, John, mentioned in an email that he and his wife Michelle are going thru relationship struggles. They are wonderful Christians, with 3 precious kids. John is a college professor; Michelle a stay-at-home mom. Pray for God to help them. 2. My husband Ron started a new job this week. Praise God, we are very thankful, since he's been out of work since May! Ron stands on his feet all day on this job and even with a back brace/waist belt his back aches terribly due to arthritis in his lower back! Please pray. Once he has been there 3 months he will be driving Fork Lift and he can't wait. He has done that kind of work before (though not recently) and loves it. 3. Our good friend Steve P. just got married, his new wife is Beth. Pray for a happy marriage. Also, he came down with stomach flu. Beth is nursing him back to health. Pray for a fast recovery. Steve has had lots on his plate. Moved to Iowa from Oregon, is getting settled in his bride's huge, lovely home, meeting her extended family, in-laws etc. Has to work on getting his resume polished up to apply for a job (he is a Psychologist. He enjoys working with people with addictions and/or those who have been in jail. He has such a good heart.