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Offline Justin Kissel

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Children... :-(
« on: January 15, 2011, 07:43:34 PM »
I need prayers for my children, Athanasia and Sahara. There are serious problems with their living situation, and I can't see any good solution for resolving it any time soon. There are custody issues, children and youth are involved... it's just a mess. Things had been going bad at the end of last year, but I thought a lot had been resolved... however, I just got a letter in the mail tonight, and apparently things are much worse than I could have guessed :'(

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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011, 07:44:42 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2011, 07:46:32 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy!
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2011, 08:17:45 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2011, 08:41:16 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2011, 08:53:16 PM »
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2011, 08:54:08 PM »
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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2011, 08:57:27 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2011, 09:47:50 PM »
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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2011, 10:05:52 PM »
Prayers........
Lord Have Mercy....Amen Amen

Lord Grant that everything works out For the best
in the end....Amen Amen

Prayers to the Most Blessed All Holy Theotokos ,Mother of God for her
Help in this situation......Amen Amen

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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2011, 01:25:49 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2011, 02:21:41 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2011, 03:23:24 AM »
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« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2011, 07:47:01 AM »
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« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2011, 08:41:41 AM »
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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2011, 09:25:32 AM »
Prayers for Athanasia and Sahara, that the issues in their young lives be resolved in a fashion that will assure their well-being and give peace to my brother.
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« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2011, 10:12:10 AM »
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« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2011, 11:04:44 AM »
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« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2011, 12:42:50 PM »
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« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2011, 12:55:51 PM »
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« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2011, 06:48:37 PM »
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« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2011, 03:40:49 AM »
"Lord have mercy."

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« Reply #22 on: January 17, 2011, 03:54:31 AM »
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« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2011, 03:52:29 AM »
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« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2011, 03:08:51 PM »
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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2011, 07:01:49 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers. There is a court hearing on Friday, which will determine the direction that things will go in the near future. The case worker from children and youth, the grandfather and I are all on the same page as far as what would be best for my daughters, and I think things will start going back in a better direction. Though the way the system works, even in a best case scenario it could take a while to get things worked out.

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« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2011, 09:06:03 PM »
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« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2011, 09:13:28 PM »
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« Reply #28 on: January 21, 2011, 04:27:17 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #29 on: January 21, 2011, 04:16:35 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers. There is a court hearing on Friday, which will determine the direction that things will go in the near future. The case worker from children and youth, the grandfather and I are all on the same page as far as what would be best for my daughters, and I think things will start going back in a better direction. Though the way the system works, even in a best case scenario it could take a while to get things worked out.
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« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2011, 04:44:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.


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Re: Children... :-(
« Reply #31 on: January 21, 2011, 05:19:03 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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« Reply #32 on: January 21, 2011, 05:32:20 PM »
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