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Surviving the next two months
« on: September 24, 2011, 06:31:19 AM »
I have a class that is like two classes of work and three part-time gigs that mean I work almost full time hours. I want to add extra prayers for God's sustenance during this hard time in my life and for great results from this class.
Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. (2 Cor 2:6)

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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 06:46:01 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 09:39:18 AM »
Lord have Mercy!
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2011, 09:47:23 AM »
Lord have mercy!

I went through a similar time at seminary for 3 years, and you are much better a person than I. It is doable, and when you are done with this time, you will be grateful to God that you endured it.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2011, 09:49:16 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2011, 01:41:25 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2011, 01:46:34 PM »
Der voghormya! Lord have mercy!

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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011, 02:07:47 PM »
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2011, 05:28:20 PM »
I went through a similar time at seminary for 3 years, and you are much better a person than I. It is doable, and when you are done with this time, you will be grateful to God that you endured it.
Advice?

I don't believe we can so easily assume who is better.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2011, 05:28:38 PM by Anastasia1 »
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2011, 03:53:25 AM »
I have a quiz coming up the evening of a big day at work with the owner of the company visiting and I have a midterm coming up and several people requesting my time. I am not as prepared in my studies as I would have liked. Help!
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2011, 06:12:49 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2011, 07:10:00 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2011, 04:00:54 AM »
I am doing work to get rid of my smallest job. This should simplify things.

I didn't get a chance to do any studying today and tomorrow is the last time I see my instructor before the test. I am hoping I can call a certain classmate and compare numbers on homework as I heard he did similar tax work before.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2011, 04:01:10 AM by Anastasia1 »
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2011, 04:26:08 AM »
Yes, it's good to begin with the easy stuff if you're having problems with the other things. I pray things work for you tomorrow.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2011, 07:57:38 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2011, 10:49:23 PM »
I hate this course atm.  Trying to keep putting effort into it. I have a quiz and a graded review this week. Crud. Why did I not spend time earlier this weekend studying at Starbucks, darn trying to save...
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2011, 11:48:20 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2011, 12:35:00 AM »
If you need any help, I'm here.

Lord have mercy.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2011, 12:56:25 AM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2011, 04:56:29 AM »
I am sleep deprived, unproductive, and wishing I had gone out to study even though I could only go out for an hour or so unless I found out what was possible with a 24-hour place without freaking my parents out. Hopefully I can shower in the morning. It is 2 am. I have a study buddy for late nights! Woot woot!
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2011, 05:30:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2011, 06:23:49 PM »
One final to freedom! Results Tuesday night.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2011, 06:25:53 PM »
One final to freedom! Results Tuesday night.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2011, 06:27:21 PM »
One final to freedom! Results Tuesday night.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2011, 09:17:32 PM »
Lord have mercy.  :angel:
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #25 on: November 30, 2011, 03:00:49 AM »
I passed! Now I just need to work on the great job hunt, with another credential.
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Re: Surviving the next two months
« Reply #26 on: November 30, 2011, 03:14:59 AM »
Praise God! I'll be praying for your job hunt.
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I once heard a monk say, “The person of prayer does not need to go any further than his own heart to find the source of all violence in the world.” -Fr. Stephen Freeman