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Prayers for guidance and strength
« on: October 29, 2008, 12:44:35 PM »
Dear brothers and sisters, your prayers are much needed this weekend coming, as there is a personal issue I have to deal with and I am very uncertain and rather worried about its spiritual and other consequences on all involved. Please pray for our Lord´s will to be done, and that I get the strength and discernment to act as He wants me to. I thank you very much for your prayers even if you do not get to reply to the post, I know it´s a busy time and most of you have more serious problems to deal with. Lord have mercy on us all.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008, 12:50:57 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Thy handmaiden Sophie.  Guide and direct her discernment.  Amen.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008, 12:51:15 PM »
Lord, have mercy, help and guide Your faithful handmaiden Sophie!
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 12:54:47 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2008, 01:22:46 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your handmaiden.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2008, 01:44:17 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2008, 01:46:01 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008, 03:58:44 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2008, 04:17:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Thy handmaiden Sophie, and grant her wisdom and direction in all things!
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2008, 08:05:57 PM »
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« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2008, 09:17:13 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2008, 10:00:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Lord, please grant the ideal outcome to Sophie.

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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2008, 11:11:46 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2008, 11:13:15 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2008, 11:59:42 PM »
God Bless and grant you strength and discernment ....Amen,,,SmileyCentral.com" border="0Lord Have Mercy...
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2008, 05:45:45 AM »
Lord have Mercy!
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2008, 09:12:19 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2008, 11:56:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for guidance and strength
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2008, 08:00:04 PM »
I would like to thank you all very much for your prayers. The matter in question is still in evolution, and it is taking some unexpected and unhoped-for turn, although it is rather early to say. Still, and despite some weakness on my part, things are looking up. God bless you all.
"Thoughts are like airplanes flying in the air. If you ignore them, there is no problem. If you pay attention to them, you create an airport inside your head and permit them to land!" (Priestmonk Christodoulos Aggeloglou, Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain Mount Athos, Greece, 1998,pp. 29-30, 48)