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Offline StGeorge

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Hope for the Future
« on: October 09, 2010, 04:09:03 PM »
I'm feeling very heavy of heart.  Could you please pray that God heal my heart and mind and that I have hope for the future.

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2010, 04:13:12 PM »
May the peace, hope, comfort and encouragement from His all good Holy Spirit fill you, enlighten you and bring you into His forever mercy!

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2010, 09:44:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2010, 09:49:45 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010, 09:56:04 PM »

You have had many difficulties lately, but, do not be disheartened. 
After even the worst storms, the sun eventually appears again.

Hang in there!

May the Lord have mercy and hasten the reappearance of the "sun" in your life!
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2010, 10:03:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2010, 10:18:49 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2010, 01:14:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2010, 01:59:10 PM »
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2010, 02:57:37 AM »
Prayers...

Lord Have Mercy ! Amen Amen

For Our Hope is In the Lord,
and in this we Are all Winners....Amen Amen
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2010, 03:54:44 AM »
I have observed that suffering is often the fate of those who truly fear God and seek His face. Because He is risen, we indeed have abiding hope. Sometimes we can't always see it, but by faith we cling to the Cross and rest in the unfailing mercy of God.


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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2010, 07:45:02 PM »
Thank you for your prayers.

I've been reading a book about St. Basil of Ostrog and am really impressed by his life and miracles.  I asked my priest if he could pray that St. Basil of Ostrog answer my prayer.  My priest did, and added (in a reasonable manner) that I could get an icon for the church as an offering.  I was like, I could do that, and have ordered an icon as an offering for the church.  

If you could please pray to St. Basil of Ostrog that he accepts this offering of gratitude for his help of healing, I would appreciate it!
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2010, 12:53:14 PM »
Lord, have mercy, through the prayers of St. Basil and all the Saints!
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2010, 10:07:35 PM »
"StGeorge", how are you doing?  Has St. Basil come to your aid? 
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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2010, 10:19:34 PM »
"StGeorge", how are you doing?  Has St. Basil come to your aid? 

Thanks for your prayers Ionnis.

I started taking an herb called Holy Basil a little less than a week ago.  I read that it helps with the nervous system and has no ill side effects.  It seems to calm me down a little.  I'm still having significant problem with my back.  I see the Myrrhbearing Iveron Icon this Thursday (21st of October) and will pray before Mary then, along with St. Basil of Ostrog. 

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Re: Hope for the Future
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2010, 10:24:56 PM »
"StGeorge", how are you doing?  Has St. Basil come to your aid? 

Thanks for your prayers Ionnis.

I started taking an herb called Holy Basil a little less than a week ago.  I read that it helps with the nervous system and has no ill side effects.  It seems to calm me down a little.  I'm still having significant problem with my back.  I see the Myrrhbearing Iveron Icon this Thursday (21st of October) and will pray before Mary then, along with St. Basil of Ostrog. 

I've read your other prayer requests and you have a whole lot going on.  I am so sorry, brother.  If you ever need someone to talk to, or just to vent, you can send me an email.  Trust in Our Most Sweet Mother, she will save you. 
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