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Offline Liz

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Worried about Leaving my City ...
« on: September 19, 2009, 08:18:32 PM »
I am starting at a new university in York in a few weeks and I'm really nervous. I am nervous about getting to know new people and I'm hoping I will cope with the work. As well, I may have to leave my partner and find somewhere to live away from him, and away from the community and people I am have become very fond of. If not, my partner will certainly have to find a new home here in Oxford (the lease on our home is coming to an end) and places are very expensive. All in all I am getting quite worried. I would really appreciate your prayers and any good advice you might have. I know it's not a big thing to be worried about but I am finding myself quite intimidated by the prospect of so many changes.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2009, 09:24:17 PM »
I know how difficult it is to make a new beginning, as I've had to make quite a few adjustments in the past few months.

Put your trust in God, and know that He is aware of your every need. He will guide you through this.

May the Lord have mercy on thy Handmaiden Elizabeth!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2009, 08:01:37 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2009, 08:03:11 AM »
Lord Have Mercy! And Bless...Amen..
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2009, 08:20:58 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2009, 09:08:07 AM »
Lord have mercy...I will remember you at Divine Liturgy today

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2009, 02:42:39 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

I'm also moving out next week to Warsaw to study, so we share the same concerns :)

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2009, 03:05:12 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2009, 04:20:46 AM »
May the Lord grant you mercy in such times!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2009, 07:30:54 AM »
Thanks all, you've really cheered me up!    :) God bless you all.

Good luck in Warsaw, Mike.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2009, 07:31:18 AM by Liz »

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2009, 06:19:14 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servants.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2009, 06:51:59 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2009, 10:29:35 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servants.

Amen.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2009, 07:15:10 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2009, 07:55:11 AM »
Good luck in Warsaw, Mike.

Thanks :)

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2009, 09:16:57 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2009, 04:07:59 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2009, 04:21:56 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers, so very much. They meant a great deal to me.

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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2009, 05:48:00 PM »
I know how difficult it is to make a new beginning, as I've had to make quite a few adjustments in the past few months.

Put your trust in God, and know that He is aware of your every need. He will guide you through this.

May the Lord have mercy on thy Handmaiden Elizabeth!

Amen

Lord have mercy
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2009, 08:17:50 AM »
Last Sunday I could attend my new St. Venerable-martyr Gregory of Georgia (Peradze) Mission. It looked like my imaginations of most US missions: half of the attendants took Eucharist, not in an Orthodox Church building (it's in Old Catholic Chapel), modern language in Liturgy (Polish), ethnically mixed (Poles, Belarusians, Ukrainians, Russians, Greeks, Georgians, Bulgarians and other), revised-Julian calendar, coffee hour after the Service.

I really liked it.
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2009, 10:44:48 AM »
Last Sunday I could attend my new St. Venerable-martyr Gregory of Georgia (Peradze) Mission. It looked like my imaginations of most US missions: half of the attendants took Eucharist, not in an Orthodox Church building (it's in Old Catholic Chapel), modern language in Liturgy (Polish), ethnically mixed (Poles, Belarusians, Ukrainians, Russians, Greeks, Georgians, Bulgarians and other), revised-Julian calendar, coffee hour after the Service.

I really liked it.

That sounds great Mike!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2009, 10:44:13 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Worried about Leaving my City ...
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2009, 12:17:08 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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