Prayers & Encouragement for Queena

Prayers & Encouragement for Queena

Queena,

I watched the Jail lockup show as I always do and saw your attacker last night. I wanted to learn more about the true victim . What I found was an amazing, beautiful girl. I pray with everything I have that you can go on those mission trips, get married and walk down the aisle. You are truly inspiring and a testament angels are on Earth. I will go through today thanking our Lord for everything and not taking things for granted. Thank you for that.

Elizabeth W.

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Queena,

You a truly a beautiful and inspiring woman. Your perseverance, joy and strength is so touching. Your family loves you so much and I am so touched that you have such a strong support system. I moved to Florida in 2012 and found out about you just last year. I enjoy seeing your updates on Facebook, watching you overcome obstacles, proving to everyone you are a fighter and a survivor. You give women a great name ;). You are beautiful inside and out and your journey has touched me in so many ways. God bless you and your family. He certainly has a plan even if we don't always understand. You are always in my prayers. I would love to meet you someday ! I have been keeping an eye out for fundraisers as well. You are a such a special person, don't ever forget that! And to your family- what lovely people you are. Queena knows she is very loved.

Julie S. 

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Queena,
 
I am so proud of the hard work you are doing to get through each day and to not allow any one or any thing to get you down. Your smile proves that God has given you His favor and His strength to move forward & progress daily. Twenty-three years ago I was where you are right now and I can tell you that through God anything is possible. I still have some long-term difficulties but nothing I can't handle. You will make it back to where you want to be in no time. Have Faith. I am praying for you. God Bless You, Your family and the Doctors and the Therapists that are helping you.
 
♥ Karen P.
 
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I do not watch the news that much, but I recorded a show on Fox and I watch it today. After the show, it showed the news and mentioned your story. I wish I could have come Saturday. Queena, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May each day bring you renewed strength and brighter times. Sometimes we just need to know that people care. Knowing that someone cares helps the healing process. Whether good day or bad, happy or sad, it never hurts to say, God is with you today.
 
Frank F.
 
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Each day is a gift from God. Take it one day at a time. You will get stronger. Glad your recovering is going well. God Bless You and family in 2014!
 
Carol L.
 
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My old Church is across the street from the Library so you have been in our hearts and on our minds since that faithful day. Your attitude and willingness to forgive is not only courageous but almost unheard of in todays day & age. My family will continue to pray for your happiness and well-being.
 
Paul
 
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Vanna,
I have just read Queena's wonderful website and am so exhilarated and thankful to God for all the progress she has made! What an amazing spirit God has given her and you and the rest of your family as well. Although I cannot be at the fundraiser tomorrow, I am sending a donation and will continue to pray for Queena and for all of you who love and care for this precious angel. I am thrilled about her progress! Keep the faith! I know you will!
 
"Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee." Isaiah 26:3
 
Lovingly,
Virginia
 
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Hey Queena,
 
You're such a inspiration, strong, beautiful, heart warning person! Keep up the fight and keep going! Never give up! Love you
 
Jaquaida
 
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Hi Queena! My name is Laurie and I'm writing from Indiana. I just stumbled upon the story and my heart broke into a million pieces. It may not mean much, but I am SO SORRY that happened to you. You are so exceptional, and I see FULL recovery in your future. We are the same age, and that could've happened to anyone. I love to read and take frequent trips to the library as well...so that was just devastating to hear. I cannot wait to hear YOU blog about your progress as I am CERTAIN that will happen soon. Pretty soon you will upload your own videos, talk about your success, etc.  Believe me, it WILL happen. Though I am far away, you are still in my thoughts. PLEASE give me a release date on those T-Shirts!!! MUST. HAVE. ONE!!! lol, much love Queena!!!!
 
Laurie
 
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Breaks my heart that something so horrible happened to a girl a year older than I am now, but Queena is a warrior, her happiness and strength give me hope & I'll remember her in my prayers. Keep going Queena!

lots of love,
Cara in Scotland x

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I never actually heard about the original on the news, only the touching story of you coming out about your actual name. You are so brave. I might just be one silly person saying this, but the whole world admires your massive bravery. You're an inspirational person. You have a beautiful smile, too. Looking through this blog makes me realize how far you have come. I can't imagine how frustrating it must be to lose the ability to effectively communicate, but you've been so patient and fantastic with your development. Reading about it makes me feel so weak - I'm sure I'd just give up, if I were you. You sound incredible. Your story is one I adore. The original tale is graphic, a horrendous crime, but coming to this website and seeing your incredible progress through determination and sheer will power is so impressive, fantastic - inspirational to me. Someone committed such a disgusting act, but you didn't just carry on with life, you battled against what he did to you and you've come so far. You've shown me - everyone - that you're a strong person, rising above what someone has done to you. You lost everything, but instead of just collapsing to your feet under the weight of such a burden, you simply carried on. You are an inspiration to us all. Seeing your smile brings tears to my eyes. Thank you for being you. Good luck with your treatments and therapies in the future. Carry on beating the odds, and don't stop smiling.

Caitlin

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Queena!

You are a beautiful person, both on the inside and the outside.  Never lose your faith and strength, because with them you can do the impossible, no matter what other people say and think.  You've shown yourself to be a true source of inspiration, and I can only hope one day I'll be as strong as you are :)

With lots of love and well wishes from Chile, 
Marina O.

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You are so beautiful and so strong.  It's hard to stand tall in this world, I know, but every day you wake up with a smile is a win in my book.  I have faith that you will only get stronger.

Kay

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You go Queena!  You are so strong, brave and beautiful!  Keep up the fantastic work!  I believe in you <3

Elise

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Hi Queena & Vanna,

OMG!  I just cried my eyes out watching your video!  You have come so far Queena!  The music of Katy Perry’s “Roar” was just perfect for you!  You give me the courage I need to get through my “difficulties.”  If you can do it, so can I! 

I have sent out your video to my friends in all places of the world!  I hope that Queena gets responses from a lot of them! 

I keep you all in my prayers every night.  I am going to purchase one of your t-shirts too! 

Love you so much,
Suzie

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Hi Queena, 

I always remember your huge smile and energetic personality.  I'm so thankful to see you smiling again!  You are also in my prayers - that God will continue to give you strength and hope and courage. I know this is very difficult for you... Your steadfast faith is an inspiration. I wanted you to know that I've been praying for you ever since that fateful day and have been following your progress and thanking God for every success you've had!  I remember the last time I saw you.  You came into J.C. Penney's at the mall where I was working part-time.  You're always on my mind. 
XOXOXO
Deb (Julie's Mom)

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Living in the Bloomingdale area and attending Bloomingdale high school I was seriously sadden to hear what took place right in my own back yard!  I also worked at Hollister during that time and we raised funds to help the situation!  I was really excited to see on the news a couple of months ago the update on Queena and her health and recovery!  I was truly touched!!  She is so motivating... To see how far she has come and the obstacles that she was faced with and is still facing and yet she does it with such motivation and determination!! Keep rocking it girl!! We all love to see you succeed keep pushing through!  We all have your back!
xoxo
Bianca

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Queena, This is Mr. Mac. Thought I would say hello and how happy I am that you are recovering. Please let us know when the next event is scheduled so we can be there and show our support, love, and friendship.
Love always,
The McComber Family

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Dear Strong One.  I 'm so glad to see Community support for you and I hope you can heal. I learned to let go and move on with healing instead of allowing any connections or control of the abusers. I send you love and hope for the full blessings of healing to be yours and all who have any issues of abuse regardless of what form it has taken or age or location. We live in a world that truly must be healed so people who do such things are transformed to a level above such acts.
Warm Wishes,
Evelyn W.

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We are praying for you Queena! We love you and hope you make progress one small step at a time in whatever way God knows you are capable! Better days lie ahead, just listen to your doctors and follow their recommendations!
Keith

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The Lord's joy is so evident in Queena. He is healing her and so many others through her. The anticipation of what He will do next is overwhelming. We all join your prayers, Vanna. His arms envelop you and all of your family. May you rest in them and be surrounded with His peace.
Kris M.

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Heavenly Father, I ask you to wrap your hands healing hands around Queena. Heal my daughter so that she can walk, talk and see again. You are our forever faithful Father. I lift Queena up to you. We see your work through Queena, and I pray that you heal my daughter, Lord. In your almighty name, Amen.
Mom

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Queena - Bless you. I pray for you & your family.
Beverly

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Our Heavenly Father, 
All things are possible through prayer and Your divine intervention.  Father, we know that you have blessed Queena and her family by allowing Queena to live through this tragic ordeal.  I believe that You will continue to bless this family and allow Queena to continue to make improvements in her day-to-day life.  It is not our place to question Your wisdom, only to know in our hearts that You are with Queena and her family every day and that You have a plan for Queena.  I pray to you my Almighty God that You continue to heal Queena and know that her family has entrusted their beloved daughter, Queena, into Your loving and healing hands.  Queena and her family are a living testament to their faith in You – The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit – unwavering, unfaltering and giving praise to Almighty God, not crying out in anger that You betrayed them by the tragedy that has befallen their beloved Queena, but by sharing Your mercy in the life of their precious daughter and laying Your healing hand upon her.  Dear God, please continue to bless Queena by healing her physical body.  Her faith, love and spirit abound in Your glory.  Let her physical body rebound so that she can share her story of Your love and tender mercy.  Let her be a beacon of light for the lost and bewildered.  Amen.
Linda S.

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I had a lot of fun at the 5k today. It was great to see you and thanks for a wonderful day. Many blessings.
Scott

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Queena,
It is so nice to read about you and see you on your new website and in recent newspaper articles. Even though I have not been able to come visit you in Tampa recently, I am keeping up with your progress and am very happy to see how well you seem to be progressing. I hope you continue to work hard to get back on your feet and feeling better. I will come see you in the near future. I am always talking about you to other people as you are an inspiration for people everywhere.
I love you,
Steve S.

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Queena, I remember this story so vividly..the library attack victim as it was called back then..you, my dear, are a fighter and God has and will help you oh so ever more in your journey..Look at you- you are a Survivor and will continue to grow and heal in your own way.. God Bless You Queena..it only goes up from here.
Diane

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Queena,
We are so proud of all you have accomplished over the past several years. You are such a wonderful person inside and out and we all feel that we are better to have gotten to know you. You blow us away at how hard you work each and every day! Keep up the great work and know that we all love you and support your progress here at South Bay!
Blessings to you always,
Paul M.  (Director of Rehab Services and the South Bay Hospital Therapists)

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I followed Queena's story when from the beginning but lost touch and have not heard anything until I read about her in the Osprey Observer. I am truly inspired by her, and I would like to help. I pray and only wish for the best for Queena. 
Robin K

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You go girl !!!!  It sucks so bad when you hear everything and your are "in there" and people don't understand you and you have difficulty getting your word out.  I will continue to pray for new assist ice technology to help you as well advances in medicine to help you experience world on a better level.  God Bless! 
Angela G.

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Dear God,
 
On Good Friday we remember the horrible suffering and death of Jesus, who gave His life so that we may have eternal life in Heaven if we confess our sins and follow Him.
 
On Good Friday, March 29, 2013, we also want to remember Queena Phu.  On this special day she and her family are seeking healing from the injuries and pain she has sustained from the horrific attack she suffered five years ago.
 
Thank you, Lord, that Queena did survive the attack.  This was the prayer of her mother at that time.  Thank you that Queena has been surrounded by caring doctors, nurses, therapists, caregivers, family and friends who are all working together to improve her health.  Thank you for the generosity of many people who helped financially.
 
We want to pray together that your miraculous touch will be with those who minister this special treatment to Queena on Good Friday.  We pray also for safety on the highways and overnight lodging as Vanna, Queena, and her caregiver travel to Boca Raton and back.
 
We most of all want to submit our wishes for Queena to your will and your plan for her life.  She has touched so many people's lives already. Jeremiah 29:11 makes this promise:  "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart."
 
In the name of Jesus, Amen
Velma R.

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Dearest Queena,
 
God is good and you are living proof of his faithfulness.  Your beautiful smile lights up a room.  For those of us fortunate enough to call you friend, we are blessed just knowing you!
 
With God…all things are possible!  Each day your faith, determination, hard work and the help and support from your Mom and sister Anna shows you all believe that God will heal you completely.
 
Your new community of friends and volunteers are knocking on Heaven’s door daily believing that we can take Him by His word and He will do what He says He will do!  I know I am not alone in saying, the love and prayers you have inspired in others, the kindness and mercy you have helped so many to find in ourselves…these are the things we are grateful for.
 
Always remember Queena, God loves you as if you were His ONLY child and YOU and GOD are a majority!
 
God Bless you.
Love,
Miss Jeannie and family

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Our Heavenly Father, Sovereign God,
We thank you for the life you have given to Queena. We thank you that you are using her life to bring you glory. We thank you for sparing her life in 2008, to use her to bring joy and hope to the lives of many people who would have never heard about you otherwise.
 
We pray that you bring complete healing to Queena's mind and body. We know you are a God of miracles, Jehovah Jireh--Our God who heals. We pray you will bring healing to Queena so that you will be glorified.
 
Thank you for loving Queena even more than we love her. Continue to use her in great and mighty ways. We love you, Lord.
 
Amen
Sarah B.

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Queena,
We keep you in our prayers and we know the Lord works miracles especially for one of his own.
Love,
The Danker family

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I can't wait to run at your 5K event! It will be 3.2 miles full of deep prayer, faith and miracles. In Jesus' name.
Scott

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Queena, I just saw your story. You are such a strong women and an inspiration. May God continue to bless you daily. My prayers are with you and your family.
Damian F.

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Hi Queena, I remember your story so well. I live in Zephyrhills, FL but on April 17, 2008, I had gone to visit a friend in Valrico, FL. When I got home that night, I turned on the news and they had the story about the library. I remember thinking, I was so close by that area--it gave me chills! I wished someone could have stopped what happened. Over the past five years, I have thought of you often even though I never knew your name. I saw you tonight on Channel 8 news! Queena your smile lights up the world! I will do tonight what I do each night--pray except instead of saying the "Valrico Library Victim" I will say "Please help Queena!! Please know Queena, that there have been people like me, that haven't known your name these past five years, but NEVER forgot you! You, like me, have some wonderful friends who have kept you going! I'm so glad that you have a mom who was like my mom--a fighter! Your mom has fought for you and will continue to do so! My mom helps me fight each day except just a little differently than your mom because mine passed away in 2002. But she is with me every day in spirit! Keep fighting Queena! You are now in my prayers as Queena--the survivor!!! I see you are on Facebook too and will post on my page. I have Facebook that goes out to a lot of the country and even over seas!
Suzie P.

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Queena -An inspiration I could only hope to be. -A friend I have never, ever forgotten. Praying for you every day.
LJ

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Queena, keep smiling. Adversity is the tool used to help a beautiful person like you shine to there fullest potential! A lot of us live normal everyday lives...but you live the extraordinary. God gives us what we need in life to fulfill our journey. This is yours. It is ours. We all bask in the heavenly glow of your perseverance. Queena's Mom, as I am sure you know you are the reason Queena is able to touch so many lives. I too have a daughter who was very ill and my joy was taking care of her everyday. As I look at you and Queena I see the journey of my daughter and myself. I understand very well what you go through everyday. Always remember you have and always will do a great job with Queena. Keep your heart open. Keep your chin up. You are not alone.
Amiee

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I remember when this happened and am so happy to see her life Return to some normal. Glad to hear family is taking care of her. Also glad to hear the community has stepped up. What a beautiful girl/life...hang in there.
Tamra B.

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Dear Queena and Family, Words simply cannot describe how terribly sad I have felt reading your story, and how utterly shaken my faith was in seeing how such a despicable monster could exist in our society. However, my faith was strengthened and my heart was lightened to read about the unshakable resolve of your family, the love shown by others, and the progress that she has made. May the Lord keep you and your family, and may He sustain your faith and provide for dear Queena. Please tell me how I can help. God Bless.
Tim L.

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Hi Queena, My name is Tommy and I'm from Spring Hill Florida. I've recently lost my job and for the first time in 20 years I am unemployed. As I sit here in front of my computer for the fourth straight day filling out application after application I needed a much needed break and stumbled upon your recovery story. I think you are an amazing woman and I will use your perseverance as motivation to push through these tough times ahead for me and my family. I look forward to reading about you progress over time and I DO believe anything is possible. God Bless.
Tommy C.

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Keep your head up, it all goes up hill from here, you got this.
Brenda

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Dearest Queena, I have never known your name before today, but I have never forgotten you. I have prayed for you many times and will continue to pray for your recovery. May God bless your mother and sister for being such devoted caretakers and bless you for being the brave role model that you are to so many. Thank you for allowing us to know your story. You are helping others more than you know.
Diana

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My thoughts and prayers are with you for a full and speedy recovery .Its terrible that things like this happen to good people. Just keep your faith in God, He will get you through this hard time, along with your family, friends and people all around the world who pray for you everyday and that are always behind you!!♥♥
Jami W.

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Dear Queena, I love your smile! It's infectious! I think back to when I was six years old and was frequently molested by a babysitter. Several other traumatic events occurred in my life over the next four years. But two things helped me. One, the Beatles came to America (February, 1964) and restored my joy and put a song in my heart again. Then in April of '64 I saw this film about the Titanic called A NIGHT TO REMEMBER and I had my very first profound thought at the age of 10, that if those people could survive that, I could survive THIS. And I did! But not only that, I thrived. In fact, years later as I was performing in South Florida on stage at the Lake Worth Playhouse, I met a man who was not only my co-star, but his day-job was as a psychiatrist. I told him my story at length and he said, "You're not only a thriver---you're a SUPER-THRIVER." Well, Queena, that is YOU, too!!! You are a SUPER-THRIVER. Stay strong, my sister, for surely our common experiences, make us sisters.
Kyrila S.

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Queena, First of all, my prayers will not stop for you. You're still a beautiful woman. I wish I lived in Florida to come see you. I'm living in Chicago right now but if its ok, next time I visit family, I could visit you, your mom, and sister. Be strong. I'm thinking of you. You're blessed to have a loving family.
Brian W.

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I really pray that God's special plan for you is revealed real soon! I know he has a plan for you because he says it in his word!! And from the looks of your page and pics i KNOW that you really believe. I would love to meet you one day soon! I too, have a daughter that is around your age, and I know you will inspire her as well. Let it be known I know God's power is in you, why, because you show amazing strength to my eyes and you have touched my life more than you can know and another reason is how you show love in spite of, Also remember, love comes from God, anyone who loves is born of God and knows God 1John 4:7. That’s how I know he has a plan for you!!
Janice R.

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I am sending a donation to The Bank of Tampa today. I hope and pray for your full recovery and a big thank you to your loving family for hanging in there with you.
Oryan S.

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You are not here by chance, but by God’s choosing. His hand formed you and made you the person you are. He compares you to no one else- you are one of a kind. You lack nothing that his grace can't give you. He has allowed you to be here at this time in history to fulfill his special purpose for this generation.
Dianna

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Who knows better than you, how precious life is? Since your attack, I have donated to you as & when I've been able. There is so much need in the world, from so many different points.....soldiers, disabled, homeless, etc. Sometimes it is hard to discern where I should give. But I know this........I have not been given to in order to keep. (I have been privileged to have been able to help you when I could and I will continue to do so. A long time after your first story hit the paper, I contacted the man who wrote it and asked how you were doing. He wrote back with a progress report. I am so glad to see how far you've come, despite the still long road ahead. God Bless your Mom and your sister for taking care of you the way they have. THAT is what family is all about. I will continue to ask God to bless you. I am as I have in the past, loaning you my angel. His name is AARON. Ask him for whatever help you need. He is on loan to you for however long you need him. He has never let me down....always fulfilling whatever his temporary-on loan-owner has asked for. My donation is on its way to you....double what I've given several times to you in the past. EACH TIME I'VE GIVEN, IT HAS NEVER LEFT ME SHORT. I w ill continue to pray for you each day and to support you as I can, despite being on a limited income. Bless you one & all.
Paul M.

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You are such an inspiration. You are a strong lady and a survival. My nephew Jacob was in a ATV accident this past June and suffered a TBI. He is fighting everyday just like you and I know both of you will prevail. My prayers are with you and my hope is that your future will continue to shine!
Michelle

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Praying for you!!! You're so pretty and brave..may God continue to give you strength.
Mack C.

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Heavenly Father, I ask you to wrap your hands healing hands around Queena. Heal her so that she can walk, talk and see again. You are our forever faithful father. I lift Queena up to you. We see your work through Queena, and I pray that you heal her Lord. In your almighty name, Amen.
Kristi C.

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The night they brought you to us at Tampa General Hospital is a night that has not been forgotten by me. I held back my tears when I saw and worked with you that night. I promised you my support. I can't believe it has been 5 years. I want to wish you 23 HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Anonymous

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I am humbled and inspired by you, Queena. After seeing your birthday on the news and hearing about this website, I am overwhelmed with your spirit and your beautiful smile! Continue to do well and inspire others! I send many prayers for you, your family, and your friends.
Katie P.

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You are an amazing inspiration to all of us on what the power of determination, love and support can carry you through. I too am a rape survivor. My attacker was 18, I was 13 - here I am 25 years later, and still remember the day as clear as yesterday. I am a mother of a beautiful 13 year old and pray she never experiences the horror of such a hateful act. My heart goes out to you for your strength, and determination not to let your attacker change your life!
DJ

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We have been following your story and struggles from the beginning. We are humbled by your strength, by your family's will and by your mother’s words. We are proud to count your family as Americans and we pray to God that it is in His plans to make you whole someday.
Mr. & Mrs. Suarez

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Hang in there Queena. Your big smile is an inspiration to all. We love you.
Jeri B.

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God Bless you, Queena. I am glad you are doing better. We are all wishing the best for you and your family.
Therese C.

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You are many wonderful things, but most importantly you are a symbol of love and strength. I hope all of your dreams are fulfilled.
Simone

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Hi Queena! Just wanted to say that I enjoyed your blog and website. Happy birthday beautiful!!!
Christine K.

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Queena! I miss you! You're amazing, and I can't believe what a fighter you are. Just wanted to let you know I'm thinking about you and so is my mom and sister. Give lots of kisses to your mom and sister. God bless!
Cami C.

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Happy Birthday! You are awesome, incredible, and amazing, I am so inspired by the positive energy throughout the website and embodied in your life and journey. God bless you and give you complete healing, in His time. Hugs <3
Melanie, Erin & Michelle

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I was so happy to see your story on the news this evening and to see the amazing progress you have made. I love your website and have it saved in my favorites to visit it often. Your strength and spirit are an inspiration. I continue to pray for you and your family.
Amanda L.

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You're such a beautiful young lady...inside and out. God bless you and keep you moving forward!
Elizabeth S.

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Happy belated birthday, Queena. Remember: God made you beautiful, and God doesn't make mistakes. I hope you have a nice day today.
Scott

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Hi Queena! I live in Tampa and read about your story the other day, and of course I was so touched and inspired by you, I had to check out your site here. You are amazing and I'm humbled by your strength and spirit. You've come such a long way!! So impressive. I just know you'll continue to grow stronger everyday. I also shared your website with my blog readers today, and if you're interested, here's the link. I'm a writer and this month bloggers and writers around the web are posting on topics that correspond with the alphabet, called Blogging A-Z. Today is letter Q, and my post was all about you! Sorry I can't make your birthday party, but I'll be checking your website regularly for future events and hopefully meet you in person someday! Let me know if there's ever anything I can do for you or your family. All the blessings in the world!!! ((hugs))
P.K. H.

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Hello Queena, I live in the UK near the sea, I hope you are feeling ok, I think you are a brave girl and I know with tenacity things will improve, Take care, love and hugs.
Yvonne L.

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Hi, Queena, Each new day is a new beginning. I read your story from a blogger friend. Your spirit transforms beyond the physical. Your soul is pure and full of eternal hope. That will never change. Our hearts are what keeps us alive. As a survivor of another life altering situation, (crippling arthritis) I know the journey is difficult and one that takes perseverance ... But you will make it because you have a strong heart and LOVE surrounds you now. Each step will be its own reward. Never give up your heart... it will take you to places so beyond your physical binds.... Sending you a heartfelt hug from a person who really admires and believes in you.
Michael D.

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God is able to deliver you, Queena, and make you completely whole again. Not just physically but also mentally. I'll be praying for you.
Lucille R.

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Hey Queena, It's Cortney G. from high school. I found myself thinking of you the other day while I was shopping we both loved the sales racks so much. I am so happy to hear about your progress and to know that you are doing well. I will be running the 5k this year with Heather W. and we are hoping to see you there! Keep smiling!
Cortney G.

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Congratulations on your successful therapy sessions! It so great to see you smiling. I'm so fortunate to have picked up today's article of the Tampa Bay Times. I have been with the Vietnamese community for a long time so that is why I have been nicked name "Dan Truong". I remember when the attack happened and how quickly the news spread thru the Vietnamese community. How sad that day was. But now there is a silver lining that with the therapy you will become successful again. Some day I hope to meet you and shake your hand. My feelings and praise go out to your family for enduring and continuing to remain optimistic. Hope to here from you soon.
Robert V.

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Hi! I just read your story and I believe you are a truly amazing person. I too went through something pretty horrible. I did not however sustain any physical damage. Mine was all mental. Reading your story has inspired me to get out there and stand up for all those who have seen the dark side of humans. Thank you so much for sharing.
Amy

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Queena, I can't believe it has been almost 5 years since the day all of our lives were changed. I think about you every day and pray with all of my heart that someday we will get to relive all of the fun times we had. Love you and miss you so much.
Crystal Z.

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The way I think I can best encourage you is using the energy of the inspiration to provide to all of us. You play an incredible role in this world. You don't give up, you never gave up and you, your Mother and Sister are a trio beyond comparison. If we could bottle the spirit of you three we could cure many issues in this world. Queena, you are a beautiful young woman and your determination and love for your family, friends and others supporters who help you so much, glows on your face. Thanks for providing a means for us out here to communicate our thoughts to you. You are an incredible young woman and lady and I believe that God has his arm around you every minute of every day, forever.
Gary H.

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Dear Lord, We know you are perfect. We know you are the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. We also know through your Word what you want for us. In John 10:10, you tell us that you have come to give us life, and to give it more abundantly. In Isaiah 53:5 you say, "By His stripes we ARE healed." Thank you Father for healing Queena. Thank you for the blood Jesus shed that we can believe and receive miracles. Thank you that Queena is getting better and will continue to get better. Lord I just pray for a quick recovery. That the next few months Queena's health will come flowing back through in such a way that all will know it was because of You, God. We all love Queena so much and I know you love her far more than I can even imagine. Thank you again God for your healing and love and grace, not only for Queena, but her family as well. In Jesus name I pray this with full confidence. Amen.
Kody K.

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You have come so far since I've known you.  God truly has His hands on you!  From your always beautiful smiling face to the continuous therapy you participate in I know you will come back stronger than ever.  I believe you will make a full, complete recovery in God's perfect timing.  All of your hard work will pay off!  Here is my prayer for you: Heavenly Father, thank you for Queena's complete healing.  Thank you that all of her long days in therapy will soon pay off and she will be up and walking with a sound mind.  Thank you that by her miraculous healing thousands will come to know You.  In Jesus' name, Amen. Love you, Q.  I can't wait until we're up and walking together!
Molly S.

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My Dearest Queena, you have been such an inspiration for so long now. You have so much sweetness and so much spirit! I gather strength from watching you work so hard to regain your life, and I am praying that God continues to bless and encourage you in this journey. Please may the angels continue to surround you with love and hope. Thank you, God, for the amazing family surrounding our dear Queena - they are a strength and comfort, and they are never far. And most of all, Dear Lord, please continue the steady and undeniable progress we see, that makes us smile, laugh, and also cry. Dear Queena, you have meant so much to so many people. May God continue to keep you in the palm of his hand.
Caryn M.

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What I think is that if Queena continues this program that she will make a tremendous and positive improvement inside and out of her. From the PT, it really seems like she is improving each time she comes there, like her attitude and efforts. It also looks like she is working very hard and it is starting to pay off now and as she continues, I would feel that every hard work that she has pulled out will pay off even more. I believe in Queena, according to all the strength that is evident, that she will improve and recover progressively and constantly. Queena is such a hard worker and that is all it matters. I am very proud of her! From day one to now, major diffrence in every aspect of Queena and I motivate and believe that she can keep going far beyond herself at this point. I will always pray, love, support, and be part of her recovery. Remember, miracles can always happen to good people. Miracles can also happen without any notice and also at anytime!! I love you all!
Amy C.

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Our Heavenly Father, All things are possible through prayer and Your divine intervention.  Father, we know that you have blessed Queena and her family by allowing Queena to live through this tragic ordeal.  I believe that You will continue to bless this family and allow Queena to continue to make improvements in her day-to-day life.  It is not our place to question Your wisdom, only to know in our hearts that You are with Queena and the Phu family every day and that You have a plan for Queena.  I pray to you my Almighty God that You continue to heal Queena and know that the Phu family has entrusted their beloved daughter, Queena, into Your loving and healing hands.  Queena and her family are a living testament to their faith in You – The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit – unwavering, unfaltering and giving praise to Almighty God, not crying out in anger that You betrayed them by the tragedy that has befallen their beloved Queena, but by sharing Your mercy in the life of their precious daughter and laying Your healing hand upon her.  Dear God, please continue to bless Queena by healing her physical body.  Her faith, love and spirit abound in Your glory.  Let her physical body rebound so that she can share her story of Your love and tender mercy.  Let her be a beacon of light for the lost and bewildered.  Amen.
Linda S.

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Heavenly Father, We praise you for the great work you are doing in and through Queena's life. We thank you for her smile, her joy, and her laugh that warms the hearts of those around her. We praise you for the strength and resources you provide. You are the Great Healer, Lord, and your hand has not left Queena for one moment; we praise you for that!
 
Lord, we ask that  you would continue to shower your blessings of provision and strength to Queena and her family. We pray that you would give wisdom to those that help to heal her and that you would guide their hands.  We ask that you continue to make your presence known to all those around her so that your glory will continue to be seen in her life. We ask that her struggles be few, her successes be plentiful, and that her story will continue to challenge and inspire all who hear it. Ultimately Lord, we want you to receive the honor and praise for the great blessings you pour out on her.
We love you Lord and we praise your Great and Holy name! 
Ronnie and Katie S.

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Life is too short to wake up with regrets.
So love the people who treat you right.
Love the ones who don't just because you can.
Believe everything happens for a reason.
If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands.
If it changes your life, let it.
Kiss slowly.
Forgive quickly.   
God never said life would be easy.
He just promised it would be worth it. 
D’Ann W.

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May god keep blessing you with his strength and love. May he give this beautiful young woman the courage and power to overcome and recover her life. I saw her as a carefree young lady full of life and love. Now she is a young woman full of life and a hunger to recover. Queena has touched my life so much with her love and she has taught my daughters patience and laughter. I pray every day she is showing her doctors, therapist, caregivers and loved ones that she is improving and she can do all things through Christ who strengthens her. We love you Queena so much and you are so special and truly loved.
Brandy and Girls

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Queena is on a journey that so few of us will travel.  She is strong, resilient and brave and has made so many great strides since my first visit.  My prayer for Queena is that she continues to absorb all the love and healing energy we extend.  
We have much to learn from her.
Diane G.

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My admiration for your courage and persistence to rehabilitate is tremendous.  You have a family and an entire community that loves you and wants the best for you.  Let our prayers, our love and our support help keep your spirits high and your fight relentless.
James R.

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I know a young woman who has been working hard to regain what she had before she was attacked. She likes to smile, and she loves to get hugs.  She has been trying really hard, but she still needs our help. One way to help would be to say a prayer for her, after awhile those prayers add up. So the prayers get more and more, and somehow through hard work, and prayers, Queena gets better. Everyone says “ what a miracle ”.  We start to smile, and wonder if what we do makes a difference, and Queena gets better.
Richard

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Lord God, we give thanks for the privilege of coming to you with our prayers of thanksgiving and petition.
 
First of all, we want to give you our heartfelt thanks for Queena and her remarkable recovery. We thank you for the many people who love and care for her. Thanks for the hundreds of folks who have supported the family with financial and moral support. We thank you particularly for her loving mother and family who faithfully care for her and whose strong faith carries them through. Thank you for Queena's fortitude and determination to win her battle with a smile.    
 
Lord, touch the hands of her therapists with healing power and guide their thoughts with wisdom.
 
We come to you Lord as the Creator, Sustainer and Healer of our bodies and with confidence ask that you miraculously heal Queena in a manner that only you in your wisdom and power can do. Restore her muscles with strength, her thought patterns and her spirit with joy, peace and tranquility. Restore her ability to walk, speak, and function as before. May people praise you as they see the miracles in her life.
 
We ask this in the worthy name of Jesus. Amen
Pastor Dave

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"My strength is as the strength of ten because my heart is pure." Lord Tennyson
 
Queena, is one of the most magnificent young ladies I have had the honor of meeting. Her smile and laughter are contagious, and bring happiness to the people that are blessed to have her in their lives. Queena’s heart, love, and determination are a constant reminder of all that is good in the world.
 
My prayer is that the Lord continues to give Queena his unconditional love and support. Always remember that everything is possible in life, and there are no limits to what the heart desires. I pray that Queena’s dreams come true.
Ley E.