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Job loss appears possible
« on: April 14, 2009, 11:38:47 AM »
Yesterday I was contacted by the HR of my employment have been notified that I may be "retired". I ask your prayers for me that if it is God's will  I be retained as I am 57 y.o. and still a little young to retire and in this economy may have difficulty in finding a job . If "retired, your prayers to stregnthen my resolve that this God's will for me and that I am able to accept it graciously and with thanksgiving.

Blessed Holy Week!
Thomas
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009, 11:39:58 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2009, 12:07:40 PM »
Lord have mercy!

I think though, that you have the correct attitude on this situation, given what you have written. If the Lord is arranging things for you to serve Him, I pray you do so with joy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009, 12:42:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy on all those suffering!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009, 12:48:30 PM »
Yesterday I was contacted by the HR of my employment have been notified that I may be "retired". I ask your prayers for me that if it is God's will  I be retained as I am 57 y.o. and still a little young to retire and in this economy may have difficulty in finding a job . If "retired, your prayers to stregnthen my resolve that this God's will for me and that I am able to accept it graciously and with thanksgiving.

Blessed Holy Week!
Thomas
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2009, 01:59:13 PM »
I lost my job, too. Please, pray for my.  :'(

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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009, 02:07:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2009, 02:21:06 PM »
Lord, have mercy on both of you!

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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2009, 09:25:38 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your Servant.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2009, 09:44:11 PM »
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Lord Have Mercy! Bless oh Lord ....Amen
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2009, 10:13:58 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2009, 11:14:08 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2009, 12:34:55 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servants.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2009, 06:07:42 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2009, 08:24:26 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your servants that they will have their daily bread to provide for their needs and for those who need them.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2009, 10:04:05 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2009, 01:18:29 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant Thomas.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2009, 02:33:33 PM »
I lost my job, too. Please, pray for my.  :'(

Prayers for you as well.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2009, 02:47:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2009, 03:25:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy! :(
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Re: Job loss appears possible
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2009, 12:18:15 PM »
Christ is Risen!

Glory to God in all things.  I am now "retired " from my previous job and looking for work. Thank you for your prayers about the specific situation and I would welcome your continued Prayers while I start my job hunt today.

Thomas
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2009, 12:48:38 PM »
Lord have mercy!

Your former employer's short sightedness will be your future employer's gain!

Please keep us informed on developments, as I can hardly wait to learn just where God wants you to be to serve Him!

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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2009, 04:19:13 PM »
Christ is Risen!

Glory to God in all things.  I am now "retired " from my previous job and looking for work. Thank you for your prayers about the specific situation and I would welcome your continued Prayers while I start my job hunt today.

Thomas
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2009, 04:50:22 PM »
Lord, continue to have mercy on Your servant Thomas.
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2009, 06:55:12 PM »
For all those affected by job losses , for whatever reason ,Lord Have Mercy.....Lord hear our Prayer's,  Amen ...
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #26 on: May 06, 2009, 04:15:43 PM »
Joining the roll call of those who are losing their jobs and need prayers.  Mine is ending in August.

I'm still in the upbeat "aw, shucks, everything's gonna be fine!" phase, so I'd like prayers that I'll be able to put that positive attitude to work now so things will be easier when I inevitably start getting depressed about it, say around July.   :o

Thank you! And I will pray for my fellow los-ees too!

(P.S. My husband says not to worry and is giving me lots of help.  So prayers of THANKSGIVING also for such a wonderful, supportive husband!  :angel:)
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Re: Job loss appears possible
« Reply #27 on: May 06, 2009, 04:17:16 PM »
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