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Difficult Days Ahead
« on: April 16, 2010, 04:41:34 PM »
Please keep me and my family in your prayers as we will be going through some difficult, life altering events in the coming weeks. Thank you.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2010, 05:07:54 PM »
Lord, have mercy! May I ask you your name? Please feel free to PM if you wish! Praying for you, dear friend.
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2010, 05:11:34 PM »
"Lord have mercy."

There are difficult days now and to come for all those who love Christ. And know that striving for theosis will always be life altering. But the fire strengthens what it does not devour, and those who are in Christ are never devoured. Remember that the gates of hell shall not prevail against His Church. [St. Matthew 16:18] So be encouraged!


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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2010, 05:13:09 PM »
I'm so sorry! Lord have mercy!
+ Our dear sister Martha (Rosehip) passed away on Dec 20, 2010.  May her memory be eternal! +

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2010, 05:58:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2010, 06:42:39 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2010, 07:15:37 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2010, 07:17:21 PM »
"Lord have mercy."

There are difficult days now and to come for all those who love Christ. And know that striving for theosis will always be life altering. But the fire strengthens what it does not devour, and those who are in Christ are never devoured. Remember that the gates of hell shall not prevail against His Church. [St. Matthew 16:18] So be encouraged!


Selam

Lord Have Mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2010, 07:58:57 PM »
Lord, have mercy!  Please give these folks your grace to deal with the trials ahead.  Blessd Theotokos, pray for them and protect them.  Amen.


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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2010, 10:12:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2010, 10:44:26 PM »
I'm praying for you and your family, that the Lord will strengthen and guide you through the difficult days, and that you will be assured that all will be well in His time.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2010, 11:04:36 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2010, 11:06:18 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2010, 03:22:59 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2010, 08:28:22 PM »
Kyrie Eleison!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2010, 10:06:42 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2010, 10:12:57 PM »
Christ is Risen!

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plans for your well-being and not for harm, to give you a future and a hope.”

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2010, 03:54:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2010, 11:49:24 AM »
Thank you for your prayers. We will have some answers about our future in the next day or so. Whatever happens we will be stronger as a family.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2010, 12:01:50 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2010, 03:15:48 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2010, 03:24:29 PM »
Lord have mercy. Lord save and protect Thy servants Podkarpatska and family.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #22 on: April 22, 2010, 03:11:39 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2010, 11:37:56 AM »
Thank you for your prayers and kind thoughts. Our move is complete, except for boxes and boxes. People from our Church were wonderful, helping us finish on Saturday, it was like an Amish barn-raising. Unfortunately, my wife fell off of a box and broke her arm during the move and will undergo surgery Wednesday. Please remember my wife, Cheryl in your prayers.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #24 on: May 18, 2010, 12:43:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy on this family and especially on Cheryl as she undergoes surgery.
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2010, 02:12:39 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #26 on: May 18, 2010, 04:01:43 PM »
Lord Have Mercy!
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2010, 04:42:29 PM »
Lord, have mercy and grant Cheryl an uneventful and healthy recovery from her surgery. So sorry to hear about this complication! :(
+ Our dear sister Martha (Rosehip) passed away on Dec 20, 2010.  May her memory be eternal! +

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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #28 on: May 19, 2010, 01:39:13 AM »
Molitve/Prayers.....

Lord Gant full recovery To Cheryl.....Amen Amen
Lord Have Mercy ! Hope everything works out for the best....Amen
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Re: Difficult Days Ahead
« Reply #29 on: May 21, 2010, 01:07:25 PM »
Thank you for your prayers. Her recovery is progressing well and the surgery went better than the surgeon had expected.