Many of you have asked how Virgil Rainey is doing.  Here is a message that Joey Wells received from him concerning his health.  Please keep Virgil in your prayers as we enter the holiday season.
------Original Message------
From: Joey Wells
Subject: Fw: Checking on You
Sent: Dec 12, 2009 3:51 PM

John Allen,

Virgil Rainey sent me this response and I wanted to share it with the rest
of the Ag. teacher family.

----- Original Message -----
From: "vrainey" <[log in to unmask]>
To: "Joey Wells" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: Checking on You

>I am still here.  In a wheelchair now taking physical and
> occupational therapy as well as the infusion of igr.  I seem
> to have crashed about 4 months ago and I am now slowly, very
> slowly making improvement.  we recieved the gift of a
> handicapped van from in-laws so we are getting out some. I
> don't believe I will ever get back to walking but remain
> hopeful and trusting in God's plan for my life.  We went to
> church two weeks ago and it was a blessing.  I have been all
> over the country but never knew how beautiful the Wal-mart
> in Swainsboro was until the other day when I finally got to
> go.
> I really miss my kids and all the interaction with my fellow
> teachers.  Please feel free to share this with the rest of
> the teachers.  I can't work my handles well enough to
> forward it to everyone yet.
> Your brother in Christ,
> Virgil
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joey Wells" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: "Virgil Rainey" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Checking on You
> Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2009 19:54:33 -0500
>> Virgil,
>> I just wanted to check on you.  What is happening with
>> your health and life right now?
>> I miss seeing you at our teacher meetings, etc.  Try to
>> stay in touch and keep us informed.
>> A Friend in Christ,
>> Joey

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