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One Of Us Is Bereaved.

During the last Open Keypad  post blog reader La Effizy left this comment:

My dad needs tons of prayers. He is back @ d hospital for d 100th time this year. Lol. I actually lol cos I have resigned myself to fate. Its either God wants to heal him, or he wants to take him. But If he wants to take him please let him stop going through so much pain, he is only 58 for crying out loud, and d pain breaks my heart. Dear men, make it a point of duty to go for regular checks too. Breast cancer is real for both sexes, only worse for men (one in a thousand cases) cos there isn't much breast tissues for d cancer to eat up, so it goes straight to your other organs. Sorry for d epistle jare. And no, I am not going anonymous on this one even with the TMI.

Yesterday she mailed to tell me this:
Morning tee. Hope you have been good. My dad bowed out this morning. The cancer finally succeeded. He fought it with all his might,money, prayer and what have you? If money could buy life... I'm so confused right now. the line bw life and death is so thin. I was with him yesterday and we had a long talk. He promised me this sickness won't take him away and I believed him. We were called to the hospital this be told him died @ 6.3am. I always brought his food @ 8am, yet he couldn't wait for me, even after promising. It is well.

She said I can let you guys know, considering that she shared with us when he was ill. In the previous comment she sounded like she was prepared for whatever might come but hearing from her yesterday it's obvious that she's very shaken. 

May your daddy's soul rest in peace my darling. 


  1. I remember your comment, soooooo very sorry for your loss La Efizzy, May his soul rest in peace. He's gone to rest now, no more pain and may God comfort you and your family. I will pray for you. Bless you.

  2. Oh lord! I'm so sorry dear, I know no words can bring comfort right now but I pray the holy spirit brings comfort to you and your family. Try and remember the time u got to spend with him and know he is looking down always watching u. It is well with u. We love you xx

  3. Awwww..... i'm so sorry for your loss La effizy, may his soul rest in peace... it is well with you and your family. the Holy spirit, the comforter would comfort you and your family through this and give you strength... **bear hugs* :(

  4. Hmmmm... Time heals this pain. Will pray for your comfort.

  5. May His soul rest in perfect peace and May God give you and your family the fortitude to bear this loss..... AMEN .....we would be praying for you dear.

  6. So sorry about your loss. So sorry. May his soul rest in peace. I pray God gives you and family the fortitude to bear the loss.

  7. this is so sad,i am so sorry for your loss.

  8. So sorry for your loss. Though am new on this blog, I feel your grieve. May God comfort and uphold you and your family. Peace.

  9. Awwwwww so sorry dear,dis news just made me feel down cos I know what it feels like to be in this position. God would grant you d strength to go through this trying times. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.

  10. The Holy Spirit will comfort you and your family, I'm so sorry for your loss, take heart my dear. Please where do you reside in Calabar, i can come pay you a visit.

  11. May God give u the fortitude to bear the loss.

  12. So sorry for your loss La Effizy, may God give you and your family all the strength you need during this trying season. May his soul rest in peace. Take heart dear.

  13. So sorry for your loss la effizy...may his gentle soul rest in peace...just have it at the back of ur mind that he wanted you to always remember the happy times you guys spent together that's why you were not their when he passed away.....pele..take heart dearie....that naughty house wife

  14. Be strong dear. Sorry about your loss

  15. My condolences. May the good Lord give you and your family the grace to bear this loss.May his soul rest in the Lord. J

  16. Please accept my condolences, my God comfort you and your family at this hour. And may his soul rest in perfect peace, Amen

  17. death is scary. take heart dear
    may God rest his soul

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  19. No more pain. No more pain for him sis, please take comfort in that. Keep strong.

  20. Dear Laeffizy, Cry for as long as U deem Necessary, He was ur Dad & U sound close to him. So please, Mourn him. But, i'll prefer U cry in private. Put up a brave face for your family. Pray to Jehovah for the Hope of Resurrection and Live a Life ur Dad will be proud of.
    If U need the family of TTB to bring packs of handkerchief & a bucket of cold stone ice cream, We are just an email away!

  21. If it is any consolation be grateful that you at had him till he was 50 something although it would have been better if he saw old age. I never had that chance with my mom lol....just be strong,cry if you want to, this too shall pass,the pain would still be there but it will be bearable with time.

    RIP Papa....


  22. May he RIP and may God give you the fortitude to bear the loss.

  23. May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace,Amen

  24. Oh dear! May God comfort and strengthen you and your family. May your dad rest in peace. *hugs*

  25. Sorry for your loss la effizy, may your dads soul rest in peace and may God grant you and your family the fortitude to bear his loss.

  26. Sooo sorry dear,may God grant you the fortitude to bear the loss ....take heart

  27. O dear, so sorry for your loss, he is in a better place, May his gentle soul rest in peace

  28. So sorry dear...God rest his soul, praying for the Holy Spirit to comfort you in this difficult time. Lots of love dear.

  29. So so sorry darl. May his Soul rest in peace

  30. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in perfect peace. Take heart dearie. Ehugs

  31. So so sorry darl. May his Soul rest in peace

  32. So sad. May the lord grant you and your family the fortitude to bear his loss. May the Holy Spirit comfort you in this difficult time and give you peace.
    Accept my condolences.

  33. I'm so sorry for your loss dear. God will console you. May his beautiful soul rest in perfect peace. I love you.

  34. this is so sad. take solace in the fact that he is resting in better place. take heart dear.

  35. So sorry for ur loss dear.May ur dad rest in peace & God strengthen u all.saw Miss Gemini's comment on SDK's blog ydy too & thot of u.its well with u all.Amen

  36. May God comfort you and the entire family. He will strengthen you to bear the loss.

  37. May the soul of your dad through the mercy of God rest in peace Amen. Be strong dear he has gone to rest free of pain. Hugs

  38. So sorry for your loss dear La Effizy. Your dad Rests in The LORD, in Perfect Peace. Amen. Take heart dear.

  39. La Effizy dear, may d Lord give yall d fortitude 2 bear d loss. Rest on soldier...

    Sooo dad.

  40. May his soul R.I.P, take heart dear!

  41. La Effizy, sorry for ur loss dear! Its really hard when u lose someone so close to you. It really doesn't sink in at all!
    May God give you the Fortitude to bear your Loss! Stay Blessed and Positive yeah?

  42. Just take heart, time heals all... cry, rant, but don't forget that he is in a place without sickness. my dad died earlier this year and that's the thought that comforts me. Time heals every. May God bless you and grant his soul rest. Amen.

  43. May his soul rest in peace, all you do can now is pray for him.

  44. I'm so sorry for ur loss. May he rest in peace nd may ur Family find the strength to bear the loss. It is well with his soul...

  45. May his soul RIP

    Mega-hugs La Effizy

    I can't even begin to imagine how you feel, I remember just how sad I was when my dad died despite my not been close to him

  46. May his soul rest in peace dear, accept my condolences.

  47. Tanx Tee, and all the wonderful BV's. Trust me I'm strong. Someone has to be strong for d family #lol# God bless you all.

  48. May His soul rest in peace dear. Sorry about your loss.

  49. sad..just sad. May God grant your family the strength to push through this and may your dad's soul RIP. Amen

  50. Accept my condolences....may his soul Rest in Perfect peace

  51. Please accept my sympathies. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. May he rest in peace.

  52. His Soul has gone to rest in the most Peaceful and Stressless Place. It is well dear, take heart n believe It for the best

  53. Times like this, words fail and all you have left are sounds and the best wishes of all but the one you want most. All I'll give are my prayers; for peace for you and yours and for him as his pain goes forever! Take heart my dear, cry if u must and know that though it may not feel like it now, someday all you'll remember are the reasons to smile. Hugs

  54. La Efizzy, I pray God gives you and the entire family the much needed comfort and strength to bear the loss and face the challenges ahead.

    May God grant his soul eternal rest.


  55. La Effizy, I dont know what to say to you but just hold on to God. it hurts yes but just hold on to Him...cry if you feel like but dont let go of the hands of god...only HIM can grant you and your family the strength to go through this.....#bigsigh....#JoyDaNuGirl

  56. Be strong , may his soul rest in perfect peace


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