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Offline StGeorge

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Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« on: November 02, 2009, 08:12:32 PM »
Could you please pray that I see that prayer works in my life.  Thanks. 

Offline John of the North

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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009, 08:21:27 PM »
Prayer is always answered. It just might not be the answer you are looking for.
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2009, 02:17:05 AM »
Lord, have mercy on St George.
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009, 02:19:54 AM »
^^I agree. I have long given up on "quick and dirty" answers to my prayers. I do pray, not quite regularly and not quite long, skipping bigger or smaller parts of the liturgical prayers in my Ukrainian prayerbook, without any thought about will these prayers be answered or not. And I do not, ever, ever "pray" in an improvised way, "asking" God to GIVE me this or that. I just say the liturgical prayers from the book, that's all. Maybe it's a "rote" repetition, maybe it's meaningful, but I somehow feel that the other way - really asking God to GIVe me what *I* WANT - is worse. He knows better what's good for me...
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2009, 02:49:00 AM »
May the Blessed Lord Grant you ,What you Seek.....Amen Amen
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2009, 05:12:49 AM »
lord have mercy on your servant.
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2009, 08:04:44 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2009, 02:02:35 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayer that I see that prayer works in my life
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2009, 04:04:28 PM »
Lord, have mercy!