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Offline Heorhij

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« on: July 10, 2009, 02:31:35 PM »
Please say a prayer for my co-worker M. He is an Assistant Professor at my department, a wonderful, hard-working, and very friendly guy. Earlier today, he told me that his wife suddenly left him, and is now officially filing for divorce. He never mistreated her in any way, and she does not claim that, but she (and even more so her relatives) thinks that he is not making enough money to provide for her needs, and that's an "inhumane treatment." They have a 4-year old son, and M.'s wife told him that she will fight for her sole custody. M., of course, is utterly shocked and depressed.

Lord, have mercy on poor M., and on all involved...
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009, 03:54:57 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009, 04:09:14 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009, 04:14:04 PM »
Lord have mercy!

The only way she'll win sole custody is if he roles over or if there are skeletons in the closet. He should take heart and not back down, for the sake of the child.
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2009, 06:25:27 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2009, 06:32:25 PM »
Lord have mercy!  Praying.

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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2009, 02:45:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2009, 03:37:15 PM »
Lord Have Mercy ! On your  Co-Worker..Amen

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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2009, 12:53:40 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2009, 08:40:40 PM »
Kyrie Eleison

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Re: Co-Worker
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2009, 11:25:12 AM »
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