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Offline EofK

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For Stephanie
« on: February 27, 2008, 01:58:31 PM »
My eldest niece is planning to be married this May to a guy of dubious character and she recently revealed she is about 4 months pregnant as well.  Please pray for her.  I don't believe her safety is at risk, but her husband to be has other children from previous relationships and he never bothered to marry their mothers.  I'm hoping this turns out well for all involved.  Most of my family are none too pleased about this, but we're trying to be supportive.  Thanks, everyone.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2008, 02:00:47 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Hopefully everything will work out.  I know what it is like when something like that occurs in the family, but with Italian relatives, everyone spoke their mind and not exactly in a supportive fashion.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2008, 02:02:10 PM »
Lord have mercy on all involved!
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2008, 02:16:19 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2008, 02:32:21 PM »
It is very shocking today that so many young people are in this situation.

You are not alone.

Prayer is the best answer for this situation.

May the Lord bless you and your family and rid you all of any anger or frustration toward your niece or the 'guy' she may marry. But may God fill your hearts with love and peace so that all matters are settled with Gods purpose.....Amen

May the Lord bless you, keep you and strengthen you...Amen
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2008, 02:40:31 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2008, 03:35:37 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your handmaid Stephanie. Guide her into the light of the understanding of Your Holy Gospel. Grant her health, salvation, and furtherance in all good things, for You are holy now and always and to the endless ages. Amen.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2008, 03:44:14 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For Stephanie
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2008, 09:34:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy on all involved.