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Offline GabrieltheCelt

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Please pray for me
« on: March 27, 2008, 10:57:04 PM »
My dearest brothers and sisters in Christ,

I humbly ask for your prayers as I have sinned against you all by my prideful, ignorant remarks.  I humbly prostrate myself before each of you, and with tears ask for your forgiveness and prayers.  I am not charitable, I am not patient, and I am not worthy to call myself a Christian.  Please pray that my prideful heart will be crushed.  And again, I ask for your forgiveness and prayers.

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 11:18:47 PM »
Prayers...

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Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 11:35:25 PM »
O Master, have mercy on us all.
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 11:43:56 PM »
Prayers - and hugs. :)

As Christians, Gabriel, we have a hard road to walk in following our Saviour. A lot of the time we lose sight of Him, because we have stumbled into a pot-hole; sometimes one that we have ourselves created. Trust me, I know. I believe the first step in getting back on the road is the often difficult task of recognising that one is in a pot-hole situation - sometimes they can be just a little too comfortable. So we have to gather up whatever resources we need to peek over the edge; focus on Christ and find the strength in Him to clamber back out onto the road.... until the next time! ;) This is, imo, what it is to be a pilgrim!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 11:49:26 PM »
Lord have mercy on your servant Gabriel! 

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2008, 01:40:33 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2008, 08:16:08 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2008, 08:32:26 AM »
To those who hate us and to those who love us, may God forgive both you and us.

Lord, have mercy on your servant!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2008, 08:50:14 AM »
May God forgive us all. As we all fall short of his glory.
Excellence of character, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. Now it is a mean between two vices, that which depends on excess and that which depends on defect.

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2008, 11:33:56 AM »
Prayers and forgiveness.

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2008, 12:05:02 PM »
I don't know what you did, but you get forgiveness anyway!  :)
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2008, 08:45:02 PM »
Lord, have mercy. May blessings of our Lord be always with you, GabrielTheCelt.

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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2008, 08:00:46 PM »
May God forgive us all!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2008, 02:35:30 AM »
^^ Amen to that!!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2008, 05:18:01 PM »
Lord have mercy. May God forgive us all.

Gabriel, in all honesty you are one of the most humble people I know, and posts such as this one prove it. Consistently you encourage others and take an interest in their lives in a way few have been able to. You give everyone around you a reason to smile.

Now ignorant on the other hand....just kidding bro.  ;) You're always in my prayers.
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2008, 06:04:25 PM »
Prayers and forgivness that God may forgive ..............stanislav
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #16 on: April 03, 2008, 06:18:09 PM »
Gabriel, in all honesty you are one of the most humble people I know, and posts such as this one prove it. Consistently you encourage others and take an interest in their lives in a way few have been able to. You give everyone around you a reason to smile.

I second that. Please forgive me, Gabriel. You and others from this group are in my prayers, too.
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2008, 08:59:22 PM »
Gabriel, I always really appreciate your posts and attitude. I have so much to learn from you in acquiring love, kindness and humility of spirit. Thanks for being such a wonderful Orthodox brother!
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2008, 10:13:36 PM »
Thank you *EVERYONE* for the very kind words.  Great Lent sort of reminds me of an X-Ray machine that reveals what goes on inside our 'spirtual' selves.  It's supposed to be cathartic, and it is eventually, but at first it can be literally hell.  Sort of like an addict who finally realizes they have a problem (and just to clarify -I'm not an addict unless you count donuts ;)).  Anyway, I'm starting to see that my heart is really a barnyard stable full of...well...you know.  Anyway, thanks for your kind words and prayers.  And be sure that, FWIW, I'm praying for all y'all too. :D
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Re: Please pray for me
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2008, 02:41:20 AM »
Lord have mercy on thy servant Gabriel +
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