Mr James (a post by Riley) (30/11/14)

Riley wanted to write about her visit to the ICU today to see James, the man we found lying in the middle of the highway with severe injuries, and wrote a bit about earlier this week.  Here is what she typed, all by herself 🙂


Mr. james

We found Mr. james on the

Road with his head bleeding.

My mum got out of the car and

Helped him.


We had a first aid kit

To help him.Me,Liam and my dad

Left.My mom called an ambulance.

I felt very bad for Mr. James.

I asked if he

Would die.My mum said “I don’t know.”

Today I visited him.

When I visited him he was lying down

And sleeping.He had a machine to help

Him breathe.

Riley and Mr James

Riley and Mr James

We have been praying

For him to get better.I hope he gets better

Soon.Now he can move his arms and legs

Now.Tomorrow he will have surgery

To heal his bones.


Parents’ edit:  Unbelievably, James survived being struck by a matatu, which then flipped over in a ditch with no-one else injured.  He has severe injuries, and is still in our ICU.  He is now stable enough to start his first surgeries tomorrow.  Will you pray with us that James recovers fully?

Author: steeres

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  1. Hi Riley. We will pray for Mr James with you and your family. Thank you for writing to let us know so that we can pray too.
    Love, Jen

  2. We pray in agreement with you, (Matt. 18:19) In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, we declare “James shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.” (Ps. 118:17)

  3. Hi Riley. Thank you and all your family for caring, helping and praying for Mr James. I’m so glad you had the courage to visit him in hospital. We will join you in praying.
    From Jenny and Dale in the Blue Mountains of NSW

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