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A friend's deployment
« on: October 17, 2008, 08:31:46 AM »
I spoke with my friend Erica this week and she told me she's going to be deployed to Iraq in a few weeks.  She is a single mom with a 2 year old and she's going to be away from her daughter for about a year.  Although her daughter will be staying with her grandparents, it will be hard for her to understand why her mommy is leaving for so long.  Please pray for Erica's safety during her deployment and for Gwen's well-being while her mom is away.  Thanks!
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008, 09:02:42 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008, 09:43:31 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Erica, and return her and all US Army servicemen and servicewomen from Iraq safely and for good!
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2008, 10:15:15 AM »
Lord Have Mercy!
May the Lord keep Erica safe in Iraq and strengthen Gwen during her mommy's absence.
Amen!

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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2008, 11:22:09 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2008, 02:32:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Erica, and return her and all US Army servicemen and servicewomen from Iraq safely and for good!
Amen.
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2008, 03:29:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Erica, and return her and all US Army servicemen and servicewomen from Iraq safely and for good!
Amen!  Lord, have mercy.
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2008, 03:56:00 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2008, 05:27:32 PM »
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2008, 09:00:12 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Erica, and return her and all US Army servicemen and servicewomen from Iraq safely and for good!

Amen. Lord, have mercy.

Holy Theotokos, help this family.

Dear Saint George, please keep Erica safe in Iraq. Keep any danger away from her.

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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2008, 07:14:14 AM »
Lord have mercy on all those suffering because of war and violence, especially on Your handmaids Erica and Gwen.
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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2008, 05:11:45 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2008, 07:43:42 PM »
May The Lord watch  over her 24/7 /365, and may the mantel of the blessed Theotokos cover her and all the military soldiers, and all the innocent iraqi people from harm,from the wicked...Amen....SmileyCentral.com" border="0


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Re: A friend's deployment
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2008, 09:15:42 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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