Monday evening – update

Dear Friends: This is a nice way to end the day – talking with friends about the man I love. His room in ICU is peaceful and quiet, and he is resting well. That is what he needs, a chance to rest completely and let his body recover. We have no news at this point, because the doctors are letting the medicines and rest have several days to work before they look down into his lungs again and decide what to do next. We are just waiting. My favorite place is right beside him, holding his hand. I am much better today, after having had a good night’s sleep and time to process what has happened. Thanks for your prayers for me. I feel strength that I did not have yesterday. I told God this morning that I really did not want to face this new journey, but I did not want to face the journey 2 1/2 years ago when Kent’s airways were first damaged, and God gave us grace and mercy and showed us how to go. And life has been good – different, but good. So I will just trust Him to show us the way again. Here we go, one day at a time.


About kenthumphreys
Kent Humphreys has been a business leader for over forty years. He also served as CEO of FCCI/Christ@Work for six years and now serves as their worldwide ambassador, speaking, writing, and mentoring young leaders. He continues to be active in distribution, private equities, and real estate. Kent and his wife Davidene have written six books together. They have three children and eight grand-children.

19 Responses to Monday evening – update

  1. Phyliss Bennett says:

    peace be with you

  2. Keith Burkhart says:

    Great news! We rejoice in Kent’s status today!

  3. Art Kimbrough says:

    Davidene….your strength through all of this has been as inspiring as Kent’s own journey. What a joy to know that both of you are getting some rest at this critical moment. Rest is a source of strength given to us by our maker. Used wisely, it is a source of healing and help. Our prayers continue to be for rest and healing for both of you. Love to both of you, Art & Michele

  4. Laurie Goree says:

    Praying for continued grace and peace for each of you. Love you all.

  5. Max DeWeese says:

    Had trouble reading your latest update due to moist eyes. Having weathered health crisis myself I know the value of a loving partner by my side…holding my hand. Privileged to be bringing you both before the Throne.

  6. Chaplain Steve Brown says:

    Davidene: I know of Kent from his years at FCCI. I would like to offer a prayer on behalf of all my FCCI friends here in Albuquerque. May the God of all mercies continue to provide both of you with rest while the Great Physician is busy healing Kent as he sleeps. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

  7. Doug & Janet Hunter says:

    You are such a faithful communicator, Davidene, you help us pray well. You know we love you both, and we’re on our knees for you two … and confident God is holding both of your hands!

  8. Juha & Jaana Tentke says:

    God bless you and Kent, we will pray for you!

  9. Myrna says:

    God bless you both, we are continually praying for you.
    Much love, Bill & Myrna

  10. Tim Chaplin says:

    Continually to pray for you & kent thank you for the update Tim

  11. Zach Barki says:

    Davidene, your unwavering faith in then Lord in times like this is contagious. This shows how much the Lord has continued to reveal Himself to you. We continue to pray for Humphrey and you
    Zach Barki, The Navigators Nigeria

  12. Thank you for sharing your heart. Continuing to lift you both up in prayer.

  13. akismet-18151e62a5e62c3586a423d2e0ba76a2 says:

    Thanks for the updates… Praying for supernatural healing for Kent and peace, comfort and strength for the family in the powerful healing name of Jesus.

  14. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and journey here. We are deeply, inexplicably grateful to our gracious God, you and your Kent for allowing us to be so immeasurably blessed by you and Kent. Sending boatloads of love, gratitude and prayers your way as we talk to Our Father both about and for you, Brian and Vickey

  15. Don Dancy says:

    Thanks so very much for the update. I typically don’t reply but rest assured the updates are important and ALWAYS prayed for. Dancy

  16. Mike and Tomi Sue says:

    Dear friends, as are many others we are praying and will continue to pray for God’s healing hand. And for refreshment, Davidene, as you sit by your loved one. “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you. Not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart by troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

  17. Steve Trice says:

    Davidene, just know that we are all praying Kent, you and your family. Steve

  18. Herman & Mareita Reece says:

    Davidene, we are continuing to pray with you and for you and your precious family, as you rest in God’s arms of grace and receive His peace and comfort. Loving you!

  19. We’re praying for Kent, you and the rest of your family. Thanks for keeping us updated so we can pray specifically.

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