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Offline Heorhij

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For a recently departed man, and for a grieving friend
« on: January 15, 2011, 10:33:41 AM »
A very good friend of mine, C., just wrote me that a friend of hers, S., died a few days ago.

C. is devastated, because it seems to her that almost no one in the world was closer to her than S. She is a scholar in humanities, a university prof, and a very lonely woman (divorced long time ago, never re-married, has a very ill son and almost no social life). She and S. met on an online Ukrainian forum in ~1997 and corresponded since then, writing to each other virtually every day. They never met in real life.

A perhaps extra sad part is that S. told many things to C. about himself, which now turned out to be not true. C. was under the impression that S. was about 50 years old (close to her own age), and single, while in fact he turned 70 last year, was married, and had children.

Hard to understand, just why do some folks create fake identities online. On the other hand, maybe S. meant well, serving to C. as a person close to her age and social status, I don't know. He just overlooked this simple basic fact that he may die one day and C. will learn about his real identity.

Anyway, please pray for his soul, and for my friend C. Thank you!
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Re: For a recently departed man, and for a grieving friend
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011, 11:28:05 AM »
Lord have mercy on C.

 Isaiah 9:2  The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.
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May Your Light shine in C.'s heart and heal all darkness. 

Memory Eternal on C.s friend.

Lord have mercy on C's friend's wife and family.
In His Mercy,
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Re: For a recently departed man, and for a grieving friend
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2011, 01:50:45 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: For a recently departed man, and for a grieving friend
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2011, 02:07:39 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For a recently departed man, and for a grieving friend
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2011, 10:12:52 PM »
Prayers .....
Lord have Mercy....Amen Amen
Prayers For the Soul of the departed For Forgivness of sin ,in thoughts , deeds and words
,Lord Forgive and grant Him rest Among thy Blessed....May his Memory Be Eternal.....Amen Amen

Prayers for family and friends ,Lord grant  them Peace and Comfort in this time of sorrow ...Amen Amen

Prayers to the Most Holy Mother Of God for her Help......Amen Amen
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.