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Offline calligraphqueen

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prayer for me, dh
« on: December 01, 2008, 12:27:41 PM »
Please pray for me as I again face what nearly destroyed me via my father, then 9 years into our marriage and after 6 years again last night. I know it is an addiction, but its more than I can bear while sick myself, contending with sick children, a possible closing of dh's company and relocation of the company to Ireland (we are in the states and will not relocate) , financial troubles of said company which caters to the auto industry (nuff said)  and a special needs child with a condition so rare I have to explain it to the doctors!  Forgiveness is mandated I suppose, but restoration is a separate matter and I am so bloody DONE! Dh knew what I endured due to my father's same addiction to this 'stimulus', and we only barely survived when he admitted his own same addiction.

I can bear no more. My priest lives in another state and is elderly, so no help there. I need prayer that I don't do something wrong in my anger and hurt.

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2008, 12:33:23 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Your faithful handmaiden and her husband and her entire family in these difficult times!

Most Holy Lady the Theotokos, cover them by Your omophore!

Holy Martyr Bonifatius, Holy Father Moses the Black, please intercede!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2008, 12:34:07 PM »
Lord have mercy :( You're definitely on our prayer list

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2008, 12:42:33 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2008, 01:14:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Your faithful handmaiden and her husband and her entire family in these difficult times!

Most Holy Lady the Theotokos, cover them by Your omophore!

Holy Martyr Bonifatius, Holy Father Moses the Black, please intercede!

Amen.  Lord Have Mercy. 

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2008, 01:23:28 PM »
Lord have mercy on the works of Your Hands.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2008, 01:48:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2008, 02:05:35 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2008, 02:27:26 PM »
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2008, 02:52:11 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2008, 02:56:30 PM »
Lord, look down in mercy and love upon Your servants during these very difficult times!!! Please help them to make it through these terrible trials and grant healing to everyone who is suffering.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2008, 03:30:32 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servants calligraphqueen & dh and give strength and comfort to both of them during these difficult times.
Most Holy Theotokos Save Us.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2008, 03:37:38 PM »
Lord have mercy! 

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2008, 06:01:24 PM »
Помози Боже, спаси, саклони и сачувај.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2008, 06:21:50 PM »
May His Peace descend upon your head like rain. Lord have mercy.  :(
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2008, 06:53:35 PM »
Помози Боже, спаси, саклони и сачувај.

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2008, 06:55:27 PM »
O Christ, Who alone art our Defender: Visit and heal Thy suffering servant calligraphqueen, delivering her from sickness and addiction. Raise her up that she may sing to Thee and praise Thee without ceasing, through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Thou Who alone lovest mankind.
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2008, 01:17:06 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2008, 02:57:53 AM »
Lord have mercy on you during these most troubling of times!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2008, 12:50:06 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2008, 01:22:20 PM »
Dear Lord have mercy on your handmaiden and her family.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2008, 08:36:03 PM »
Last year I discovered that my dad had a secret that my brothers knew about, that he pulled my mom into, that it had been going on for many years, but it was hidden from me.  It was the reason why my brothers are not Christians.  I found out when it nearly blew my family apart.  But my parents have been working on it, and it sounds like they're doing much better than they were before.  My mom finally stuck up for herself and said she didn't want to do it anymore; the pastor said it was a no-no; it sounds like they finally got through to my dad.  So I hope to encourage you that there is still hope.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2008, 12:09:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Lord, please help this family. Saint Nicholas of Myra, on the eve of your feast, please intercede to Jesus for this family.

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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2008, 12:20:12 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2008, 08:54:24 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: prayer for me, dh
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2008, 09:14:25 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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