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Title: In need of prayer for my family.
Post by: ChicagoGreek on October 01, 2009, 04:18:06 AM
Hi.

I have come here because I am desperate and don't know where to turn else.  I have a brother who over the years has suffered from depression, extreme anger and what I believe schizophrenia.  He has not worked for nearly three years.  All he does is stay inside his room the whole day.  He refuses to seek psychiatric attention.  He has made life miserable for my parents who worry about his present state.  My parents have suffered so much, I feel that the stress of it will kill them soon.  They have considered forcing him (via a court order) to see a psychiatrist, but I don't know if they would actually go through with it. 

Many times I have asked God for His assistance in helping my brother (and to stop the emotional wrecking of my parents), but nothing has changed.  Instead, it has gotten worse.  I can't understand why God has not helped.  It is like this situation is slowly killing my family.  It sometimes makes me question my faith. 

I don't know what to do.  My parents will not kick him out of the house for fear that he will (in one way or another) get in trouble.  He will not seek help.  I feel this is the end of the road.

My family needs help.  Please, I beg for your help.  Please pray for us.

Thank you.

Title: Re: In need of prayer for my family.
Post by: Heorhij on October 01, 2009, 07:52:34 AM
Lord, have mercy!
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Post by: Riddikulus on October 01, 2009, 08:43:08 AM
Lord, have mercy.
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Post by: Rosehip on October 01, 2009, 10:32:11 AM
Lord have mercy, and please reach down and help this suffering family!
Title: Re: In need of prayer for my family.
Post by: LizaSymonenko on October 01, 2009, 11:07:42 AM

Lord, have mercy!

Don't lose faith. 

Believe! 

Ask with complete confidence that He hears your every request. 

Don't ever doubt.

You and your family are in our prayers!

Dear Lord, have mercy!

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Post by: ialmisry on October 01, 2009, 12:44:39 PM
Lord have mercy!
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Post by: Fr. George on October 01, 2009, 01:28:27 PM
Lord, have mercy.
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Post by: SolEX01 on October 01, 2009, 01:30:37 PM
Lord have Mercy.
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Post by: HandmaidenofGod on October 01, 2009, 04:54:06 PM
Lord have mercy!
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Post by: ozgeorge on October 01, 2009, 08:39:35 PM
Lord have mercy.
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Post by: PeterTheAleut on October 03, 2009, 10:49:29 PM
Lord, have mercy!
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Post by: mike on October 04, 2009, 08:02:28 AM
Lord, have mercy!
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Post by: stashko on October 05, 2009, 11:26:57 AM
Lord Have Mercy ! Bless O Lord This Family... Amen Amen
And All the Families in the world..Amen Amen ..
Title: Re: In need of prayer for my family.
Post by: Alveus Lacuna on October 05, 2009, 03:49:38 PM
God, please help them!

Christ is a good God and the lover of mankind.  Keep your faith!
Title: Re: In need of prayer for my family.
Post by: Catherine on October 06, 2009, 12:12:19 PM
Lord have mercy, and please reach down and help this suffering family!

Amen.