I would like for all of
you to meet my good friend,
Raylene and her husband Ben.
the beautiful hills of Kentucky.
In late May 2002, I had sent a
to the webring that I belonged to.
I got many
nice prayers, and notes of encouragement.
Many said that everything
would be fine.
God is still on the throne, He would take care of
Our group leader added some other prayer needs.
Prayer request that Raylene needed.
Raylene ask for prayers for
her lung condition.
I always sent out a prayer to all that
So that day I did send one to Raylene.
At the time I did
not know Raylene.
And I am so glad that through this
I made another sweet good friend.
Raylene wrote me
I will never forget her words.
" Oh Praise God
I will add this too my box of prayers.
And tonight, I will
pray over them all.
That sure made a big impression on me.
did not send her a prayer for her to write me back.
But I am glad
that she did, from that day on,
we have been good friends.
she always sends me and others notes of encouragement.
told me she began singing at age 5 yrs old.
She has been singing
for 50 yrs now, with her family.
You are listening to them sing
this song now.
I have always loved Gospel Bluegrass
Talk about talent and a gift of playing
What a God given talent they all have.
also got married at age 15 yrs old.
And they have been married
over 40 yrs now.
That is a Great Testimony right there.
beautiful family and many grandchildren too.
When I am making
pages, I also check my emails.
If someone needs prayers, I can
send one out right then.
I know that if I need anything at all,
the time of day or night, I can send a email to
She will have me a reply back in just a few
She has a beautiful website with all of their
and grandchildren and many good pictures.
one that she has on her pages.
I just borrowed this to add on
I knew you wouldn't mind .
I wanted to show
you her picture,
so you could see how pretty,
she is and how
handsome her Ben is too.
Raylene needs a lung transplant,
she needs a lot of prayers.
And she doesn't complain at
Raylene does tell her story on her site.
And all about
her life in her own poetry.
That is so wonderful to me that so
can write about their lives through poems.
I wanted to
add one of the families songs on my site.
And I thought too, that
since she is so good to me,
and so special I would add something
but do not stop here, go and visit her very beautiful
She has her Mom on there,
and poems about her
I have spent a lot of time reading and listening
many of my favorite good southern gospel songs.
When you go
to visit Raylene,
you feel like you have been to church.
it is so good, I just love it.
No matter how sick, she always
sends out her newsletter.
She also makes new pages and what a
blessing they are.
I can look at my mail and so many days I
several emails from Raylene about best friends.
sharing so much with all of us.
Raylene I love you so much.
I want to learn something new, she always says,
you can do it
Carolyn, now go to work, lol
with so much kindness and love in
I give you these Roses, Raylene as a small token
my love to you, and all that you have done for me.
short year of knowing you.
Our friendship has grown.
laughed a lot about some,
of the silly things I have
Times when I needed a good laugh.
I will continue to
pray for you each day, and never stop.
Update On Raylene..Dec
Please pray for Raylene as she is still waiting for her lung transplant.
But she does have many other health problems that have
to be taken care of first.
As sick as she is, she still sends out encouragements to all of her list.
don't think I have met anyone like Raylene.
She is truly an
Inspiration to me, and to many others.
Raylene really needs a Miracle.
Raylene and Ben give all
praise to God.
Thank You All
New Update from Raylene...
I only have to use oxygen part time.
My lungs are better.
Praise His Holy Name.
New Update On Raylene...Dec21,2007
Raylene and her Grandson was shopping for Christmas.
They were involved in a bad car accident.
Raylene has gone through some major operations.
I talk to Ben on the phone to get updates.
From the hosptial to a nursing home and back to the hosptial for more surgery .
Sat. April 12th, 2008 Raylene came home for the first time since the accident in Dec.2007
She is still in so much pain, but she is home with her family.
She is not able to be on the computer yet.
But she thanks everyone for their prayers.
And Praises Our Lord
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