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Offline JLatimer

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Dad is depressed
« on: April 07, 2010, 01:22:29 AM »
Please pray for my dad, James (non-Orthodox), who is in a very dark place emotionally in large part because of his negative work environment. Recently a new job opportunity has arisen: pray that, if it be God's will, this opportunity will become a new job, and a much needed personal "victory" for my dad so he won't feel so beat down all the time.
1 Samuel 25:22 (KJV)
So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 01:43:47 AM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 01:50:15 AM »
May the warmth of the Holy Spirit fill your father and your family.
And may the Lord have mercy on you and grant your father this new position and a path to Orthodoxy.
Psalms 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010, 07:08:05 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2010, 07:44:28 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

If you want advice or just to vent, whatever, please feel free to PM me. I have an experience that might be of some help - my own father (1930-1996) suffered from depression, even though he kept trying to hide it.
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2010, 08:35:50 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2010, 01:04:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2010, 01:20:03 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2010, 02:28:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2010, 07:03:27 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2010, 07:08:42 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2010, 08:58:57 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2010, 03:02:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2010, 08:22:18 PM »

                         Hristos Voskrese

Lord Have Mercy ! On your Dad James..Amen Amen
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Dad is depressed
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2010, 11:37:00 AM »
Lord have mercy
Psalms 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.