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Offline SakranMM

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Prayer for neighbor dispute
« on: November 17, 2011, 03:09:56 PM »
We just moved into our subdivision a few weeks ago, and since day one our neighbor in the next townhome seems intent on making our lives difficult..she complains of noise coming from our home - things like flushing toilets, our 8-month old baby crying at night, closing the shower door.  I tried to explain to her these are normal household noises, and they are unavoidable, but she's been getting increasingly rude and aggressive with her complaints. Our landlord has asked her to back off, and our other neighbors are supportive of our situation, but she is persisting in her behavior.  My next step is to call the police.  I really want this situation to be resolved for the sanity of my family, and I humbly ask for your prayers.
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2011, 03:18:23 PM »
Yaa Rabb urHam!
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and urgent strife sheds blood.
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2011, 03:18:57 PM »
Lord have mercy!

May the Lord rebuke this spirit of strife that oppresses her, and bless her heart with the love of neighbor. amen.
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2011, 03:23:04 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2011, 03:26:51 PM »
Lord have mercy!

My cousin faced a similar situation with a neighbor below her. The woman was constantly accusing her of making too much noise. One time she even called the police saying my cousin's treadmill was keeping her awake at night. Can you imagine her embarrassment when the police arrived, searched my cousin's apartment, and saw that my cousin didn't even own a treadmill?!  :laugh:
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2011, 05:07:00 PM »
Lord have mercy!

Gee, you have enough to focus on with a new baby, I'm sorry you have to deal with this neighbor. :(

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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2011, 05:15:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2011, 05:58:23 PM »
Think twice before calling the police.  That may make your neighbor angrier.  Perhaps you can have your priest visit her with you and work some things out.

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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2011, 05:06:46 PM »
Kyrie, eleison!

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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2011, 05:29:15 PM »
Lord, have mercy!  As another poster said, I agree that you have enough to worry about already.  Praying for a peaceful resolution!
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Re: Prayer for neighbor dispute
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2011, 05:33:22 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy.

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