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For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« on: September 26, 2010, 07:43:33 PM »
I'm getting ready for a week-long trip (driving alone) to visit my mom in Arizona.

(Yes, that's right - it's way too hot out here in California, so I'm going to spend a week in Phoenix.  ;D )

Anyway, I've decided to make it kind of a "mini retreat" and stay off the Internet (as much as possible) while I'm in transit.  Some of the polemics here have been getting to me, so it's time for a break!

Please pray for me, that I'll have a safe journey to and from my mom's house, and a pleasant visit with her.

Thanks, and see you in a week!  :)
"Sometimes, you just gotta say, 'OK, I still have nine live, two-headed animals' and move on.'' (owner of Coney Island freak show, upon learning he'd been outbid on a 5-legged puppy)

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010, 08:00:51 PM »
Prayers.....
Lord Have Mercy....Amen

Lord Bless and Grant you Safe Travels,
Leaving and Returning....Amen Amen
May the Most Blessed Theotokos  ,Protect you and all
who are traveling with you ,Under Her Mantle ....Amen Amen
May your Guardian Angel, Angel's ever be Vigilant in Watching over All.......Amen Amen

                            Have A Great Time.....
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2010, 08:53:36 PM »
Thank you, stashko - I know we squabble a lot here but I truly appreciate your prayers. :D
"Sometimes, you just gotta say, 'OK, I still have nine live, two-headed animals' and move on.'' (owner of Coney Island freak show, upon learning he'd been outbid on a 5-legged puppy)

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2010, 09:17:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
Love never fails.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2010, 10:15:10 PM »
LORD be with this one on her travels.  I don't know if you are interested in visiting, but I here there is a monastery south of Phoenix some-odd miles.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2010, 10:36:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your slave during her travels.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2010, 10:47:27 PM »
Gamliel, yes, St. Anthony's ... unfortunately I won't be able to get there on this trip but maybe at Thanksgiving when my husband can be with me ... :)
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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2010, 12:01:16 AM »
Gamliel, yes, St. Anthony's ... unfortunately I won't be able to get there on this trip but maybe at Thanksgiving when my husband can be with me ... :)
Fair enough.  Have a good time either way.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2010, 12:08:24 AM »
Lord have Mercy.

Safe Travels.   :)

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2010, 08:17:22 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2010, 09:45:28 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
May your journey be safe and rewarding.
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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2010, 12:57:26 PM »
Prayers!

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2010, 03:05:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
You are right. I apologize for having sacked Constantinople. I really need to stop doing that.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2010, 01:46:28 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2010, 04:14:13 PM »
More prayers please - my mom & I are NOT getting along - and it's 24 hours before I can leave ... thanks!!
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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2010, 04:30:02 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2010, 08:39:01 PM »
More prayers please - my mom & I are NOT getting along - and it's 24 hours before I can leave ... thanks!!
Lord have mercy.
You are right. I apologize for having sacked Constantinople. I really need to stop doing that.

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2010, 12:15:09 AM »
Prayers for you & mom and a safe return trip...

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Re: For a safe journey and visit with my mom
« Reply #18 on: October 01, 2010, 08:42:05 PM »
Thanks everyone - I'm back safely!  The visit with Mom, however, did NOT go so well - next time I will make sure to have my husband with me as my "buffer zone"! :D
"Sometimes, you just gotta say, 'OK, I still have nine live, two-headed animals' and move on.'' (owner of Coney Island freak show, upon learning he'd been outbid on a 5-legged puppy)