Today, my father-in-law passed away, after years of pretty intense health problems. I would like to ask that the sangha keep him, my wife (his daughter), and her brother in your prayers. He had a difficult life, and my wife was very close to him, especially towards the end. I would like to ask that he be remembered when you pray for compassion for all beings, and with joy that his suffering is now done. I would also ask that you keep my wife Maria in your prayers for compassion and loving kindness, she will need all the support she can get.