Jessie’s Legacy Continues…

PLEASE READ:: On January 5, 2012 Jessie earned her angel wings after her ten month fight with brain cancer. Her courageous legacy will go on forever through the Jessie Rees Foundation. Join this amazing movement (www.jessie.org)ย of compassion and help Jessie’s legacy grow and give hope to all kids fighting cancer.

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  1. Ani Abajian Miraki says:

    Hi Sweetie,
    We are praying for you. You are in our thoughts.

  2. Andrew R. says:

    Jessie,
    Jacob, Eli, and Andrew R. say hi. Hope you feel better soon. You are in our prayers.
    Bye.

  3. Andrew R. says:

    hi its Eli ๐Ÿ™‚ hope you are feeling better i will pray for you. Don’t give up. You’ll get through this with your friends.

    From
    Elias

  4. Jacob C. says:

    Hope you don’t miss camp. So get better soon.

    From your friend,
    Jacob

  5. Kylee E. says:

    Jessie,
    I hope u feel better soon. Hopefully u can make it to camp! I am praying for u and your family! ๐Ÿ™‚

    From,
    Kylee

  6. Jessie,
    I hope u feel better soon.:)

    From,

    Kenzie

  7. hey Jessie! We all miss you and hope to se you back at practice soon! Oh, we have a suprise for you from the group. Pics to come!!!!!!!!!!
    Love ya,
    Mackinsey

  8. Roger Soucy says:

    Hi, Jessie:

    Continuing to pray for you to get 100% healing. My small group at Saddleback is praying for you also. You are one brave and courageous yound lady, and a true inspiration to many.

  9. Hey Jessie, I’m really sorry that this has happened to you. Every day i will pray for you and your family. You are one of the strongest people I know. Get well soon!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    From, Serena S.

  10. Hanna W. says:

    Hey Jessie!
    Hope you get better soon. Please get better to come to camp. I will put you on my list for cabin room mates. Hope to see you soon. Remember the verses! <3

    Your friend,
    Hanna

  11. Katie Arnold says:

    Hi Jessie <3 I thought about you a lot today, and prayed a lot for you, too! I hope your day was a good one, and you were able to get out and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. We went to the movies tonight and on the way home were amazed at how bright and beautiful the moon is shining tonight. Just like you! Sweet dreams. Love, Katie

  12. Margaret Gratton says:

    Hello Jessica,

    Your grandfather is one of my friends, We used to work together at Orange Coast College.
    You and my grandson, Aidan, were born the same year. Your grandfather and I talked with each other about how happy our little grandchildren made us feel! So–be brave, Jessica. You have so many people cheering for you and praying for you. Never forget that your middle name is “JOY.”

  13. Hey Girl~
    I don’t know you but your dad trained me in a S.H.A.P.E. class. You are in my prayers. I get sad when I see people your age dealing with cancer but I know God has a plan for your life. I agree with that Facebook post – Never give up, EVER! God will carry you through. Praying for you…
    Kim

  14. Hey Jessie~
    you are in my prayers. feel better soon. god will be there for you. dont ever give up!
    Julia

  15. Jessie,
    I dont know you but I am a coach in Virginia and I saw a link to your site on Coach Bryans blog. Remember that all things are possible with God and he has a plan for you. Take strength in knowing that the He knows your name and that you are one of his children. If times gets tough you need but call out to Him and He will answer you. He is always there for you. Maybe one day our team will take a training trip and we can meet. NEGU!!! Andy Baciocco

  16. Michela D. says:

    Hey Jessie!
    I miss seeing your smiling face at school and on the way to social studies! I have prayed for you every night after I heard the news. It must be really hard. Stay strong and like you said NEGU, never give up!

    Michela

  17. Hi Jessica,

    Please know I will pray for you and keep you in my prayers faithfully. God love and bless you and your family.

  18. mindy butelo says:

    Hi Jessie Im a Nurse and worked at CHOC you’re in good hands Jesus and all the Angels will be by your side and heal you.. The healing white light will wash over you everyday and heal all the cells in your Body.. I Will Pray for you every day too God Bless…

  19. susan clark says:

    Hello Jessica,

    We have not met. I know your Grampa from O.C.C. and the gym. You have so much love and support around you. I am sending you prayers and beautiful healing thoughts.

    p.s. My grandson spent some time at C.H.O.C. They are wonderful. You are in really good hands.

  20. chuck wright says:

    Jessie–you mostly likely don’t know me but, I have known your Grandpa for many years. I see him when I look at your photo. I know you have one of the best loving support groups anyone can ask for. In my own way, I will pray for you to beat this–and you will. If you have an ounce of your Grandpa’s will to survive, you will beat this. As you know, your Grandpa is a United States Marine. Marines have a tenacious fight, a survival skill, unequal to anyone. You have that fight and that skill too. As one Marine says to another Marine—SEMPER FI.

  21. Frances Trane says:

    Hi Rees Family,

    I will be praying for each of you this day and many days to come. I will pray with faith for God’s incredible overwhelming grace to cover each of you. I love your “gift of fight” that you have regarding your incredible challenge. I heard of you through Brenda Lana (isn’t she the best) and I am so thankful she shared your story with me. May God’s strength be with you all today and again, I will be praying.

  22. Dear Jessie,
    I have been reading all about you and I hope and pray for you recovery. You are a brave and beautiful young lady. In our family we have been in a fight just like yours, it is tough… you have a wonderful attitude and so much strength! I admire you. God bless you and your family and I know God is watching over you during this time of your life!! NEGU!!!!!

  23. Lady U Rock!!!
    I really like ur website, and
    I will really keep ya in my prayers.

    NEGU

    I am bffs with Kass (ur cousin)
    Gabbi

  24. Hi Jessie its Hannah I heard whats been going on and i know that your family is very very strong and you will get through it. i still remember in elementary school when you sang when your sittin’ on the john and your toilet papers gone be a man use your hand!! ๐Ÿ™‚ and Shaya always got annoyed but you sang it anyways hahaha oh and your captain underpants valentines day book with the fat cupid and we laughed so hard in the car. every time I think about that it always makes me smile ๐Ÿ™‚ i hope it makes you smile too (: NEGU and my whole family is praying for you and we love you very much we hope you get better soon.
    -Hannah

  25. Keiko Lynne A. Prijoles says:

    Hey Jessie!
    Did you see what happened on idol??
    I also hope your feeling better too ๐Ÿ™‚
    I was just wondering if it was okay if my friend, Eliana(from our 11/12 blue group), and I made a little booth for painting nails, selling cookies and drinks and donate all the money for you and your family. We wanted to know if it was okay with you first. NEGU! Miss you lots!
    Keiko

  26. Larissa says:

    hey Jessie,
    You probable dont remember me but either way you are in my Prayers.Hope you get better Fast so you dont miss camp!!!!!
    Love
    larissa
    By the way i was in your 3rd grade class

  27. Miss DeeDee says:

    Hi Jessie,

    Just heard about what is going on with you. You are in my prayers. I have had your KidQuest’s Book 1 2008 class picture up at work for the last 3 years. You and your class mates get me thru each day. Remember the little book “Jesus Loves Me” daily devotional you would always read in class. I still have mine. Take care, be stong and remember God is always there to give you and your family strength daily. Love you and Have a Happy Birthday tomorrow. Miss DeeDee

  28. Anika H. says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! thank u sooo much for the peeps n negu sticker!!! We love u n hope u feel better soon

  29. Hi Jessica, Don’t forget, you are surrounded by the good Lord and his angels 24/7, and the power of unconditional love and grace are on your side. So, always BELIEVE and NEVER GIVE UP. You are in good HANDS. God bless you!

  30. Dear Jessica,
    God is our GREATEST doctor and I believe that God is hearing all our prayers. I will continue to pray for you. Trust in the Lord with all your hearts….We love you..

  31. Julia S. says:

    hey jessie.
    you will make it through thistough time, u hav sooo omuch suppport espicially you friend wew all pray for you!!! hop e you had an amazing time at American idol today!!! god is their to help all you have to do is believe!!
    in your heart,
    Julia

  32. Lesley Mills says:

    Hi Jessie!!

    What a beautiful smile you had tonight!! I was smiling with you as you spoke on TV with Ryan Seacrest!!! I am so happy that you and your family were able to enjoy a night together – what a fun time!!!

    You are in our thoughts and prayers!!!

    The Mills Family ๐Ÿ™‚

  33. Colleen Romag says:

    Hi Jessie,

    You looked beautiful on the show!

    “Laughter can do many things…..it can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.”

    You are in my thoughts and prayers,

    Colleen

  34. Nancy Arnieri says:

    Jessie,

    We are Chicago friends of the Roses. Mrs. Rose told us about you. You are such a beautiful and inspiring girl. We have you in our prayers and wish you all the best. You have an amazing spirit. God bless you! PS. I like the shoes too….very cute!
    The Arnieri Family

  35. Anonymous says:

    Hey Jessie! We miss you so much in class. My whole family prays for you all the time, we hope you stay strong. I’m glad that you’re putting JoyJars and NEGU out to the world, it’s amazing what you’re doing. Remember that God is there for you and He will help you through this.

    ~Your classmate

  36. Jessie, I am a 42 year old, full grown man, with a daughter of mine own. I am going through a very tough time trying to support my family. But I came across your story and your strength and fortitude have been an inspiration to me. This night, my wife and I will pour out our prayers for you, your family and also for your own intentions. We will say a Rosary for you. We know that God is with you already – right there at your side – and there He will stay! Thank you for being an example of how God wants us to LIVE our lives. Your story has helped touch me. You are just showing us what life is all about. May God bless you and your family – you are all SURROUNDED by His love! Thank you.

  37. Cathy W. says:

    Dear Jessica,

    You are an inspiration to all kids facing a life-threatening illness. You were born at such a time as this for a purpose. I will hold you close in my prayers and wish you and your mom and dad comfort, strenghth and most of all, peace. May you be blessed by the peace that surpasses understanding as you face the challenges facing you. You are a strong, amazing, beautiful little girl.

  38. Get Well soon, Jessie! ๐Ÿ™‚

    When I had pneumonia I was hospitalized at C.H.O.C. I healed well. I know this illness is very different from yours, but I really hope you heal well and heal soon. We all miss U!

    NEGU!
    ๐Ÿ™‚

  39. Prayers are being offered for you, Jessica, by all the prayer partners of the John 10:10 Prayer Ministry. Jesus, we trust in You. God bless you and your family, Jessica.

  40. the enemy does things like this to GODS children so in the name of JESUS CHRIST our Lord we speak to this tumor and say leave right now in the name of JESUS CHRIST. Be healed and well sweet Jessie

    your brother in Christ Bill

  41. Ronaldo says:

    Dear Jessie!!
    You are young and beautiful! I hope that you feel better soon!!
    I going to pray for you and your family…I wish the best for you!!!
    Good Bless you dear…
    From a distant country (Brazil)
    Ronaldo

  42. You are such a great inspiration to me. Your story is both touching and encouraging. God will surely heal you 100%. I am praying for you and I know all shall be well. For no weapon fashioned against you has the power to prosper – so the weapons of sickness are defeated by the power of the stripes.

    God is for you, who can be against you. Stay in the faith,

    God bless,
    Nick (Kenya).

  43. Laria Hamilton & family (NJ) says:

    You are in my thoughts and prayers, get well soon. God Bless You.

  44. Robert Miltner says:

    You are in my prayers Jesse. I have a 12 year old son Marlon who will also be praying for you.
    Feel better real soon. God bless.
    Bob Miltner from Dorfprozelten, Germany!

  45. Roselyn Waiba of Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands says:

    Hi Jessie,
    I have seen above wonderful and encouragements and powerful prayers. Yes I agree with all the saints standing on the Word Mt. 18:18-20 and pray and command that tumor to come out in Jesus Name. That tumor be removed from your brain ( it’s a foreign item, not suppose to be there, it’s not it’s place ) I bind it with the Name of Jesus and send it back to the pit of hell in Jesus’ Name.

    Your brain will be just normal as how the father in heaven created and formed you Jessie in your mum’s womb. I speak joy, peace, righteousness, and the love of God to fill you for the glory of the living God. Through this situation, may our Living God be glorified and let his kingdom be extended by souls being saved from the kingdom of darkness to come to the kingdom of righteousness.

    I love and continuing to pray for you as we are one in the blood of Jesus. Eventhough I am in the pacific oceans and you are in Amercia but you are my daughter in Jesus Name. You are healed in Jesus Name. Receive your healing and glorify the Lord for what he has done.

    Please let me know what God has done for you so we will all give praise and honor to our father in heaven. Amen.

    Roselyn Waiba
    Papua New Guinea.

  46. Merania Nyagwipa says:

    Jessie JESUS will heal you and when HE heals HE HEALS EFFECTUALLY. There is never a sickness JESUS can not heal. There is never a disease JESUS can not cure. There is never a problem JESUS can not solve and there is never a burden JESUS can not bear.JUST GET CONNECTED TO THE HEAVENLY FREQUECNCY AND RECIEVE YOUR HEALING IN JESUS NAME I PRAY AMEN.

  47. Ruth Kiruthiga Baskaran says:

    Hi Jessie,

    Jesus is alive.So He will heal you.Don’t give up.By HIS stripes you were healed.Confess it faithfully.Read and meditate all the healing scriptures.And confess them faithfully. Surely you will get well soon.Jehova Rapha is your shepherd.So you do not lack healing.Don’t worry.God bless you!!!

    With Prayers,
    Ruth.

  48. Theodora says:

    Hi Jessica. I saw the link to your site from the daily devotional which your dad wrote on the Purpose Driven Life. In Psalms 103 it says that God heals all our diseases, yours included and by the stripes of Jesus you are healed! (Is. 53). I was very happy to read that in May the tumour had reduced! This illness is for the glory of God, that people may see His healing and restoration powers. I believe that God is healing you and making you whole right now in Jesus’ name! Theodora (Zimbabwe)

  49. Ayo, Soji,Naomi &Josiah says:

    We pray that God perfects all that concerns you. May his goodness and glory shine forth in this which the devil meant for evil. It is well with you in Jesus Name. Stay strong be positive and expect great and good things to happen for and through you!
    Your prayng NJ crew!

  50. We love you Jessica. We’re praying for you. Never Ever Give Up.

  51. Alice koh says:

    Dear Jessica,
    Do not be afraid God is with you all the time,He who love you always no matter what your circumstances is He always with you,trust Him O Mighty God.
    Look at Psalm 121
    I lift up my to the hill
    Where does my help come from?
    My help come from the LORD,the maker heaven and earth.
    He will not let your foot slip
    He who watches over me will not slumber
    Indeed,he who watches over Israel
    Will neither slumber nor slip
    The Lord watches over you
    The Lord is your shade on your right hand
    The sun will not harm you by day
    Nor the moon by night
    The Lord will keep you from all harm
    He will watch over your life
    The Lord will watch over your coming and going
    Now and forevermore.

  52. Chris Rees says:

    The Rees family in SW Missouri is praying for you. We have been through similar experiences at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston. God is Good, and will hold you in his hands.

  53. Jordyn Carrido says:

    Praying always Jessie. I swear every time I read your posts and think of you I start crying. Noone should have to go through what your going through, let alone a twelve year old girl. It must be so hard for you and your family to deal with this. And I know it must be of small comfort but I still would like you to know that I am praying for you everyday and am always hoping to read the words “HEALED” on a post. :’) that alone would make me burst out in tears and dance and sing for you and I think it would do the same for the rest of team NEGU as well. Always praying for your recovery and looking forward to reading your post saying “God has healed me!!!!!!” love you Jessie. God bless you. ๐Ÿ™‚ <3

  54. Jena Anderson says:

    Me and my daughter age 13 who also has brain cancer newly diagnosed in Jan 2011 will be rooting for you aswell…..HE IS……

    I had the chance to hear your story through a family memeber of yours here in Northern CA….and wow…rememeber God uses children and your are definetly an angel.

  55. Hey, Jessie,

    We’ve heard about you all the way up here north of 49 in Toronto, Canada, and want you to know that you’re in our thoughts and in our prayers. Keep fighting the good fight.

    Bob

  56. Nikki LeFebre says:

    You are such an inspiration. I pray for you every day!

  57. Jordyn Carrido says:

    Jessie you are an angel and my only regret is that i didnt know you better before you stopped coming to school. Love to the Rees Family. NEGU!

  58. Mackinsey Goldman says:

    Jessie I know you are in heaven right now. I would post on facebook but I don’t have one. You are such an amazing inspiration to all who have visited your page. You were an amazing friend, one of my best friends, and I will miss you dearly. You will be missed by thousands of people all over the globe. I love you so much, and know that you are resting in peace with God. You truly are an angel now, and you very well earned your wings. NEGU NEGU NEGU

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